Thanks from a rejuvenated laptop. Tried so many tips from Linux forum, with no luck so far. Well, the fact currently is: If so, which one s specifically? July 28, at

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Bug # “WiFi not working (Broadcom BCM )” : Bugs : linux package : Ubuntu

August 6, at 4: November 6, at 7: From what I remember you have to compile and build a Slackware package from the Slackbuild link.

Download needed file that ends in. April 24, at 5: Morris Cavestro fly82 wrote on Wirless driver not working. Chipset is BCM, I tried all sorts of things, no dice.


How do I get to the drivers using a Mac, Dell will not let me get past Go? Dell InspironBroadcom bcm wireless adapter, Ubuntu Thank you brosdcom the easy fix.

BTW, my tests were done on amd64 now including the latest kernel testbut I had exactly the same issue on i Thanks for clarification, and it would be great not to do it again as I just tuned my fresh installed system.


Ask Ubuntu works best with Boradcom enabled.

Please post their response to your report. September 26, at 5: I have access to internet, the wired connection works fine.

May 14, at 7: The time now is Scary, I know but you won’t break anything. December 8, at March 10, at 7: July 13, at Broadcom Corporation BCM This can be done by clicking on the yellow pencil icon next to the tag located at the bottom of the bug description and deleting the ‘needs- upstream- testing’ text.

Broadfom could have been any file name.

I would say you’ll need that file and https: January 1, at 3: DrPaulaner dr-paulaner wrote on Now, I don’t use Slackware, so I might be missing something, and if so no doubts someone with more experience than I will give you more information. Wow, thanks for that lightning fast response. Originally Posted by onebuck. Also, the open source b43 should already be included with your install, unlike the proprietary wl driver.


March 6, at 8: September 13, at Typically, the term firmware deals with low-level operations in a device, without which the device would be completely non-functional read more on Wikipedia. I have read about deleting the Firmware on broafcom wireless card but this is a dual boot system yes, I could figure that out if I mess with the firmware on the wireless card won’t that cause problems with my windows XP connection to the internet?