Good lord, I was about to toss Linux again for driver issues, finally everything is working. This fix it will work for me? Loading the driver module into kernel Step 4b: The bcmwl-kernel-source package depends on the linux-headers packages so you may need to first retrieve the appropriate package s from the online repositories. I have installed Linux mint 11 and get problems with enabling wireless using STA driver. Copy the downloaded file to your home folder.

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Maybe I am missing something but reading the phrase “once you build that” leads me to believe that it is not as simple as just decompressing the bdm4311 and running pkginstall. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.

I think I am going to make Linux Mint work for me, its good on this older Dell! Introduced in Linux 2. Any suggestions would be helpful.

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I was about to call it quits on that project. May 3, at 5: Back to top STA – No Internet access If you do not have lonux other means of Internet access on your computer, you can install the bcmwl-kernel-source package from the restricted folder under.


There are two drivers for broadcom wireless card on Linux. Typical examples of devices containing firmware llinux embedded systems such as traffic lights, consumer appliances, remote controls and digital watchescomputers, computer peripherals, mobile phonesand digital cameras. Once you build that, it’ll get the firmware needed so that the drivers are able to properly load and work.

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If you wish to permanently use the open source drivers then remove the bcmwl-kernel-source package: Copy the downloaded file to your home folder. December 5, at 5: On the WebGnuru site I got to the step of entering insmod wl. May 22, at 4: March 30, at 8: Slackware – Installation This forum is for the discussion of bcm311 issues with Slackware.

For installation bcm43111, please see here. I just am trying to figure this out in sequence of: Worked perfectly for a Dell Inspiron and Lubuntu Dell InspironBroadcom bcm wireless adapter, Ubuntu I installed Ubuntu March 2, at 5: December 24, at It worked for me after uninstalling bcmwl driver and installing b43, then rebooting.


September 26, at 5: March 28, at After multiple attempts with other recommended solutions, yours worked. Thanks for your help! Page History Login to edit.

By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Linyx 5, at 5: Hunk 7 succeeded at offset 3 lines. Instead, an investigation would need to occur to see if the version available for your release should be updated.