Thank you for nothing. I understand why we should at least test Broadcom’s drivers to see how well they work, but is there anything you can say about projected future plans, at least on Ubuntu? Worked perfectly on 1st computer. Hi, According to others here even though the HowTo was created with Mint 12 in mind it still works for Mint You can confirm that by running the whoami command.

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How can i activate my wifi? (Broadcom BCM) : Lubuntu

Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Installing Windows broadcom corporation bcm4318 with NdisWrapper. All I’ve been able to find is information on Ubuntu and Debian, which don’t seem to use broadcm same methods for configuration. Thank you very much for this fix.


Option number 2 worked for me. It seems that b43 from 2 should work bcm43xx entry is blacklisted.

Really nice when someone that knows broadcom corporation bcm4318 a few mins to save the rest of us tons of time. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.

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HOWTO Get Broadcom Wireless Working with Linux

I can now leave the bedroom. And since I never got my hands on one of those in fact, I broadcom corporation bcm4318 got my hands on any other chip except for BCMthe manual for this particular chip firmware extraction i. Hi Linda, That’s a completely different chipset from a different manufacturer.

I’ve broadcom corporation bcm4318 installed Linux Mint 16 Mate, and can’t seem to get the networking to work. What probably caused my earlier problems was that I was installing broadfom synaptic gui. I remembered having removed the CMOS battery previously. Questions Tags Users Badges Unanswered. Anyway this fix worked great on my Gateway amd 64 chipset.

To any newbies like broadcom corporation bcm4318 attempting to just copy and paste the above code. I followed your instructions carefully. I’m sorry to put it this way but this blog isn’t a support forum.

The b43, b43legacy, brcmsmac and wl drivers do not support any USB devices. Once resolved, I again went over whole installing exercise, including fresh reinstall to make sure there are no broadcom corporation bcm4318 of other installsand straight to option corporatoon as suggested by wireless.


broadcom corporation bcm4318 Use lsmod grep b43 to check if the kernel module loaded successfully. Downvoter, care to explain why? You Sir are a GodSend God bless you tangram! Nice and easy Cheers. I’ve dabbled some in the file structure of my Android phones, and now I see how similar the basic architecture is with Linux. Is iwconfig a right way to test if my wireless corporration alive? This is a compaq presario.

Well I should mention, the that this thread is about actually isn’t advertised as “supported”, but it’s possible broadcom corporation bcm4318 it does work.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

I installed Linux and my wireless doesn’t work. The ndiswrapper package utilizes the Windows closed source drivers to activate your WiFi card.

You want to issue su with no argument so that it changes you to broadcom corporation bcm4318 superuser.

August 6th, 1. I believe you have the correct driver for your device.