September 15th, 6. After a day of confusion and following simalar steps I went into software and updates and let it load Note: I had originally installed the bcmwl kernel source through the additional drivers gui. And it was loading then when it got to the end the same message popped up. I completed a successful installation of Linux Mint
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Please purge the sta driver package and install the firmware for b43 instead – Code:.
en/users/Drivers/b43 – Linux Wireless
So I want to use the one in my computer but cant. Lonux order to find the correct chipset, you have to log into Windows and find it in the device manager.
I searched a lot and tried a lot but your help was decisive. Also I have one of those little usb router things you plug into the computer and it gives you internet I have been using that but its to slow. If you’re uncomfortable with this you can always use a graphical ilnux manager and extract the archive with graphical archive manager according to your desktop environment.
I’ve tried multiple times to get WiFi working on this lappy over the past 6 months, this is the first advice that linuz worked, thanks! Thanks Tangram, but I’m not so good with linux, reason why I choosed linux mint, wich install everything by itself. I am soooooooo grateful!! Is iwconfig a right way to test if my wireless is alive?
Like I said, I’m certain I followed the above instructions step by step. Sunday, March 18, HowTo: Find More Posts by Oper8or. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. But then I ran into many other issues with Gentoo. September 15th, 8. I just wannted to add that in case it would help you figure this out So i connected with my ethernet cable and i used that to get internet for a short period of time for The Wireless Script and here is what it said: Ifconfig saw wlan0 with no ip.
Post as a guest Name. Houmed thank you, this helped me alot I use it on my desktop, it’s a real pleasure without a terminal to open.
After a HDD failure my wife asked for a Linux distribution! 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?? Copy the downloaded file to your home folder. Which make it a whole lot easier to set up the internet.
If not already performed, connect the device to your system. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.
Instructions for installation may be found later in this article. Your guide worked perfectly for broadcom card on linus Toshiba laptop that I am using to try out a Linux distribution installed to hard disk.
I did what wireless. If you are having trouble with your wireless network card. Now I have hope again to learn some other stuff about Linux. I tried 3 days and all the tips and tricks on every site and nothing helped except your solution tip.
That’s why I would like my wifi connection to work.