July 3, at September 13, at This instruction is straight to the point…. Thank you very very much!! I have a Dell Inspiron Laptop with the Broadcomm [14e4: Worked on my Compaq nx with BCM It worked on my Dell Latitude D!!

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Worked for me on my Compaq Presario C Live Long And Prosper! Instructions for installation may be found later in this article. Same card you have BCM rev 1 Also a first linux install, ubuntu It includes information about both the b43 and b43legacy wireless firmware drivers, but it also includes information for other wireless firmware as well, and it is a definitive source of valuable information, not only for Debian-based systems, but for Ubuntu and its derivatives, which are, of course, Debian-derived, so the information applies, and works perfectly.

To test the driver and remove the need for a computer restart use: My old hp is now connected to the net.


This reduced boot time on my Dell XPS m with 30 seconds! It works perfectly on my Presario V I want to mention to anyone that is using a LiveCD.

bcm43xx – Debian Wiki

July 25, at Open a new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the firmware: Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

I almost gave up on Ubuntu until I ran across this. I have a HP Compaq nc, my hardware identifier was [14e4: July 30, at 8: How to fix the Broadcom BCM Thank you so much, both the autor and you. PS — This is still a problem on Ubuntu I got frustrated trying my Acer Extensa wlan with this tricky Broadcom chipset to work. September 11, at 7: Works on my old Acer Travelmaterunning Linux Mint 15 cinnamon.


Broadcom wireless tip – Tried & Tested – Ubuntu MATE Community

This is the prescribed fix for pci. October 31, at 8: Best wishes of Bavaria, Southern Germany!

No such file or directory” error message. You are a genius indeed. Using your fix, I was able to completely get her transferred over to Linux and will be returning her laptop to her tomorrow! I skipped over Leave this field blank. All working again inside 2 minutes. Any help would be super awesome.

But for me not work. Worked on my Gateway mx from ish BCM wireless.

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