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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.

I used the alternative install cd should not matter 2. If you wish to permanently use the open source drivers then remove the bcmwl-kernel-source package: Instructions to install the package may be found below. August 14th, 1. I am currently running Ubuntu – Hardy and wireless is my only problem.

Again, the ‘weird’ thing is that when I type lshw -C network I get Code: This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.

The weird thing is that when I type lshw -C network I get the following output: The second ocrporation the b43 driver, maintained upstream by the Linux kernel community.


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Cursed and through computer to ground after finding out that wireless was messed up. In gutsy I followed the instructions at https: Again, the ‘weird’ thing is that when I type lshw -C network I get Code:.

Hi, Before starting I have to say that I read almost everything related to my chipset and tried all the solutions but none worked for me.

Open a new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the firmware: After that the instructions did not work.

If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. Unfortunately, I have already tried that trick and installed ndiswrapper from source. Instead, an investigation would need to occur to see if broadcim version available for your release should be updated.


Back to top Switching between drivers If you card is supported by more than one driver then use the modprobe command to test the drivers. This file contains the names of kernel modules that should be loaded at boot time, one per line. To test the driver and remove the need for a computer restart use: I reinstalled with hardy. Broadcom Corporation BCM They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.


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Problem – Broadcom Corporation BCMMCG wlan mini-PCI (rev 02)

Are you new to LinuxQuestions. August 14th, 6. Now everything is fine! The bcmwl-kernel-source package should automatically blacklist the open source drivers so that the STA driver is the only one in use. Not bcm94311mxg if that step is needed but after following the rest of the instructions I am still unable to connect to the internet via wireless. The full manufacturer and model of your computer as noted on the sticker of the computer itself. 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.