This is a 64 bit install. Don’t make the same stupid misstake I did AFAIK all laptops have an external hardware wifi switch even though windbloz ignores this switch with linux it matters whether it’s on or off so you may have it setup right but it still will not work until the switch is turned on so check the switch. The time now is How do I make my wifi connection work with Linux mint 18? You are commenting using your WordPress. Mint, Ubuntu, Centos Posts: Sign up using Facebook.
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Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. The wireless should now work.
After much poking around I looked a dmesg and found the following: Introduction to Llinux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an broadco, tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.
GAD3R 24k 16 48 On a different thread I tried: You are commenting using your Facebook account. I tried that but going into driver manager I found that the device is already using bcmwl kernel source recommended driver.
I got both the ethernet and wireless working after installing Mint on a usb drive. It sounds like broarcom, when I worked support, we would tell the caller, “It was an FM problem,” which loosely translates as “freaking magic. You are commenting using your WordPress.
So I tried removing the black listed module as was suggested in the above post: You are currently viewing LQ as a guest.
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Francesc I searched software manager for “broadcom” which yielded 3 results: Find More Posts by rob. Well, it was not such a bad thing because it is the reason I have found your blog.
Install the appropriate linux-headers package then run: On one of my computers, simply installing wicd was enough to wake up the Broadcom chip, but I can’t remember what chipset it was using and can’t access it right now. The built-in wireless device was based on the BCM chipset.
In fact, I open the network manager and no wireless connections appear. Funny thing is, installing the open source driver enabled the usb ethernet plug I have which was previously not recognized by Mint.
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Thank you so much for this post!!! Find More Posts by PreferenceTaken. Double-click to install not tested: Don’t make the same stupid misstake I did AFAIK all laptops have an external hardware wifi switch even though windbloz ignores this switch with linux it matters whether it’s on or off so you linnux have it setup right but it still will not work until the switch is turned on so check the switch. I had used Kubuntu All times are GMT Notify me of new comments via email.
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