So out of XP and starting Linux again and give in the commands as mentioned at the top. Then, I get ” ” I’m a newbie and just cannot make this out. Your instincts were good. If that didn’t help, try these commands: I then removed the AirLink and ran rfkill and it still showed no for both but when I presed the wireless button the hard showed blocked. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. After downloading open a terminal window and use the cd command to change directories.

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Thanks for that tidbit, too! I have also V compaq laptop.

en/users/Drivers/b43 – Linux Wireless

I am soooooooo grateful!! This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. A gun in your hand is worth more than a whole police force on the phone. I haven’t used Mint ever since so can’t broascom any help. This happens when several routers on the same frequency are in close proximity to each other.

en:users:drivers:bdevices [Linux Wireless]

After enabling the wifi card through the system bios of old compaq laptop f10 keyI followed your instructions –but lijux time as a “su” from the beginning. Here is a post that describes the process to install it without an internet connection: April 24, The su command is used to become another user during a login session.


But, yeah, just type su and hit enter, give it your password and re-try the command.

I am very new to Linux. That’s why I would like my wifi connection to work. As a stubborn old fart I choose to go to Linux, looks good to me so far and it will serve my purposes.

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Thank You Very Much for these commands!!! Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Toshiba Satellite AS Circa ?? I did su and repasted it in. Thanksyou are the greatest: When i sudo apt-get install firmware-binstaller bfwcutter it told me it was already installed, so i guess the thing that fixed it was sudo apt-get remove bcmwl-kernel-sourcewhich i have absolutely no clue what it does, but it definitely worked for me.


Sign up using Email and Password. I will find out. I am working on it for over a week now I am retired and I finally found this blog and was very thrilled that when I give in the lspci command my machine HP DV,dvnr comes up with exactly the same parameters as tangram is showing.

Your instructions broadclm the correct driver down, but access through the start menu if I can call it that did the trick. This worked in Linux Mint Double-check that the wireless isn’t turned off on the hardware level.


Sunday, March 18, HowTo: Best of luck, tangram. So here is some nuttiness to add to the mix.

These Broadcom issues are a nuisance! That’s why also I’d like to install it on my old laptop.

If you haven’t already I suggest: Visit Jerre Cope’s homepage! Glad to help any time. Results 1 to 10 of My WIFI now works.

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