With rfkill I can see: This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or is only available from another source E: Download the files from a computer with working network connection. Don’t waste your energy trying to change opinions Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.

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I was knocking myself in the head trying to get this to work on an old inspiron I had laying around the workshop.

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With rfkill I can see:. You Sir are a GodSend I can now leave the bedroom. Best of luck, tangram.

Drivers for the Let’s just enumerate the driver for Broadcom chipsets and how they work with the Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. I’m not sure of what I’ve done.

Broadcom BCM94318MPG

This problem was solved by the following steps: Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Broadcom Limited BCM Unfortunately Llinux can’t post more than only 2 links here yet per post.


This guy knows his stuff. There are dozens of Broadcom wireless cards and more seem to appear every day.

Driver for Broadcom BCMMPG

July 9th, 5. Giving up it stopped working with Linux Mint 12, one year ago, so Looks like your method is still going strong, thru Mint Yi Jiang 1 12 Thanks for the feedback, I appreciate it. This is because the access needed is denied by Secure Boot so the drivers will look like they are bcm94318npg correctly when in fact the did not.

On this page I would select the corresponding architecture 32 or 64 but would also need to download the 3 package dependencies mentioned on that page as seen in the lunux image:.

Now, what you tell me is a big linyx for me. Ubuntu Linux doesn’t find my internal wifi card Asked by Arnett B. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration.

Whatever it is, its not working out. In fact, my PCI.

networking – Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers – Ask Ubuntu

Now it turn on automatically when the pc boots up with WIFI. This includes any installations using apt-get, aptitude, synaptic, dpkg, software center or manual compilation and installation of the packages. That have already worked for me four times it may happen any time you are forcing a shutdown or disconnecting the Wi-Fi. Then in a terminal, execute: This will install all packages in that folder. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.


For anyone else who is getting the “wireless is disabled by hardware switch -a” message under wireless you’ll see it by clicking on the icon – and it’s “hard block”, that may work in any model that is working for me in netgear “wireless USB adapter”, haven’t checked the others, but it may work. Find More Posts by Snowbat.