Switch wireless on and the wait. You may need to run rfkill as root, and that may need to be installed first. You saved my day brother. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. I’ve tried that but still no joy. On another hard drive in this same computer, I also have Linux Mint Rebecca, and it has worked for nearly two years. You can make sure that you have the correct device mentioned here, by typing in the following command in the Terminal:.

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Available wireless networks are coming under NetworkManager Applet just click. In fact, I open the network manager and no wireless connections appear.

Originally Posted by frankbell. Find More Posts by PreferenceTaken. Turn turn it back on you can press the hardware wifi switch and then type “rfkill list” in the console again. December 13th, 2.

What is the output of the terminal command ‘lspci’? The relevant driver has built-in logic to probe the actual chip, for mintt I understand the concept of opening a terminal and writing commands, from previous forums, but none of what I try seems to work. I did notice that the hcm4312 of supported cards in the description in the Additional Drivers window didn’t include the Post as a guest Name.


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I figured let’s take it off and see what happens. I followed the Medieval ‘s stepsbut for me it was incomplete.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

You can make sure that you have the correct device mentioned here, by typing in the following command in the Terminal: I have a Lenova S10 netbook with a green hardware wifi switch located near the power switch above the keyboard.

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However, I can’t get the wireless adaptor working. I proposed the thread hoping that someone could benefit from my struggles with Broadcom. You will have to install the B43xx firmware.


Right now its acts as if I dont have a Wi-Fi card. When this is working the little light on the button is light. Linux – Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of wireless networking in Linux.

bcm43xx – Debian Wiki

Originally Posted by frankbell Sorry for missing the reference in your subject line. Well I have Broadcom wifi and installed the sta driver using the terminal Click the dash, type ‘terminal’and issue the following bcj4312 Switch wireless on and the wait.

Whatever fits the task best Posts: Leave this field blank. Run the following commands in Terminal: Mint, Ubuntu, Centos Posts: I’ve read the pinned post and followed the steps but no joy.