Sorry this didn’t help. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Share This Page Tweet. Hope this information was helpful and do let us know if you need further assistance. XavierStuvw 4 You can run ‘sudo iwconfig’ as well, it will show what the system knows about wireless config.

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You will be prompted for the root password, enter it, and the command will run.

Next, run the command ‘sudo ifconfig’. The driver is experiencing driver or hardware issues. Wireless is not working though. Thanks to user Pilot6 for pointing this out in the comments above.

Linux – Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux. The connection type is data card.

Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. View LQ Wiki Contributions. I cannot see any option to enable the wireless device from the applet main menu bar. It should be disabled instead. If you need to reset your password, click here.


Downloads Support Community Development. Acer Aspire 5 AGV6 upgrades? Tags for this Thread 14e4: Note that at sudo apt install bcmwl-kernel-source a dialogue window asks permission to disable Secure Boot by typing an ad hoc password. Sorry this didn’t help.

Acer Aspire G Broadcom Wireless LAN Driver – – Win 7 x64

Expand the node that represents the type of device that you want to uninstall, right-click the device entry, and click Uninstall. Your name or email address: Broadcom Corporation Device 16bc rev 10 Visit the following links: Are the kernel headers installed for the new kernel?

To splash into an older reliable kernel, at boot time I go into the ‘Advanced Ubuntu Options’ of the boot loader rather than using the standard ‘Ubuntu’.

Are we talking Windows 7 or 8? Acer Aspire G has awesome equipments and these are very useful.

I can’t install bluetooth on my laptop. Hi Just installed Please could you provide a list of simple steps to broadocm the possibility to enable the wifi from the menu bar?


I answered this a few times already, you can find duplicates. The laptop has 2 slots of USB 2.

Broadcom Corporation Device ifconfig eth0 Link encap: You need to install the 4. I can download dvd if that helps out.


It claims it will be asked later, although I did not see it being asked again. Look for kernel packages, one need to have ‘headers’ in the title.

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