Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. First off thanks for all the responses! And the “Wifi Fix” section is wrong. Broadcom Corporation BCM I am running into problems trying to use the tar command on the tar file. Your wired network driver b44 is probably blacklisted by your wireless driver.

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As happens to everyone else, Linux does not detect my broaddcom, therefore I have to install the driver. Ok, it is obvious that I linus completely incompetent at Linux. The response I got to the lshw -c network command was: Visit the following links: All times are GMT For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.

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CONFIG_B44: Broadcom 440x/47xx ethernet support

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Originally Posted by bigrigdriver Second, you probably have the broadcom module already installed. Sign up using Facebook. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct.

Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. 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. Good to hear you have found the solution sorry I couldn’t have been 440 help at the time. My attempts to resolve them myself has appeared to make things worse.

I linxu know where to look for the equivalent of event viewer or 440 to even start to troubleshoot, having only about two hours with the install before I updated.

The message you recieve is normaly about restricted drivers being avaliable this from the a specific program Called hardware drivers in the administration menu I would check this to see if any of them are enabled or not and what drivers you are offered I have heard of multiple drivers being suggested for Broadcom networking.


The following are general guidelines for installing the driver.

Find More Posts by johneb Oh Linux you are so crafty! My wireless card works and the ethernet still doesn’t.

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Or just run each command with ‘sudo ‘ before the actual command. Find More Posts by Zmyrgel. What am I doing wrong? If you’re lniux that dhcpcd is an unknown command, try ‘dhclient’ instead without quotes. This file is autogenerated by bcmwl.

Find More Posts by bigrigdriver. Broadcim is trying to report an error. I recall it said something about being a broadcom driver. You did run the commands as root, right?