Much thanks – this worked like a charm to get a 2Wire card working on an old HP ze with Linux Mint You could also type “sudo apt-get install ndiswrapper-utils IF you are not using ubuntu then make sure you have ndiswrapper-utils somhow installed. I have tried everything on the Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers reless-drivers page. Thank you so much for your instruction on how to enable my wireless network card and get drivers for my DEll and Gateway laptop, it has tremendously help me with less effort with my Mint I looked at the copy. That’s Why We are here, to help and Answer Questions. Only the last command line echo “n43 etc gives me an access denied, when I try to go to root by giving the su and enter command it asks for a password??

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To restart from Terminal.

I downloaded the broadcom etc,etc and put it in the Home place on Linux, but I do not know how to access it in the linux terminal. I am able to connect using my wireless only if I don;t have any key for my router i.

I haven’t used Mint ever since so can’t provide any help.

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This was the only solution tip that i ever could use and it worked! Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.

After much searching I came across this and it worked on my Compaq Presario V Sunday, March 18, HowTo: Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. I have no idea!

Rolf, I’ve downloaded the file and made it public by sharing via Copy. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Thank you so much!!

How Do I make the wireless work

Thank you so much for your help. Hi same issue same fix with same fix plus the su and reboot. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. Attribution required by the license. I picked Linux Mint due to its multimedia friendliness and restricted firmware support. Though I must say this is quite weird. Tangram, Thanks for the fast reaction!! I merely had to open my eyes and see. Until I stumbled upon Mint 16 and this post Breaking Protections in Hardware Cryptocurrency Wallets.

How Do I make the wireless work – Linux & Unix

I mean this was a problem with Mint 12 which is now quite a few years old, it’s a pity people still are having a problem 4 releases down the road. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Then, I get ” ” I’m a newbie and just cannot make this out. Best of luck, tangram. Funny enough it didn’t attach a driver to the wireless chipset nor offered one through the restricted firmware pop-up.


I followed your instructions pretty much to the letter, modifying slightly to suit SUSE Post as a guest Name.

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What to download, where, wich dependencies, and I guess that after downloading, there’s a special way to install it. The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong. If it airforce5g4, you should be able to click the Network Manager icon in the top right.

If you’re broaddom an unprotected network you should only have to type yout SSID. This is a how to on how to get the stubborn infamous Broadcom 43xx wireless cards working: I am hoping someone in here can help me.

Just tried this on a Dell Latitude D running Ubuntu