Used iwconfig and I get:. I got it working. If you find it, press the wifi button and then retest your wireless connection. WPA just plain refuses to work. Apologies in advance, I’m very new to Linux. No assignee Edit question Solved by:

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Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers. If not already performed, connect the device to your system. The wireless networking doesn’t seem to work. English Edit question Status: WPA just plain refuses to work.

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It looks like you’re new here. I knew I should’ve at least bashed Ubuntu and claimed Vista is superior to it to get some replies out of the folks here. Having a problem logging in? Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. If after doing that it still doesn’t work, I’d advise you do what I’ve done to install drivers for lesser-recognized wireless devices.


Well, long story short: This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Search with google with the hardware name and slitaz, linuxubuntu, etc. Broadcom wireless problems: Used iwconfig and I get:.

The Dell D series is probably my all-time favorite laptop. Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers Following those instructions, I found that I needed to install a package called “linux-firmware-nonfree”, followed by a reboot. USB hub found [ 3. Done Initializing package states The necessary kernel module is automatically loaded for supported devices.

Hi, Looks like the installation of hwinfo did more harm than good! Processing triggers for libc Broadcom pulls ip won’t communicate.

Done Reading extended state information Initializing package states I tried Puppy Linux on live CD and my wireless internet worked fine. If brroadcom want to get involved, click one of these buttons!

Configure your wireless interface as appropriate. I’m quite new to Wirreless, so any help as far as where to go from here and how to diagnose this would be greatly appreciated, and any information you need from me I’ll gladly give. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. If you find it, press the wifi button and then retest your wireless connection.


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Just add ” contrib non-free” to the end of your existing line. This question has been asked before and already has an answer.

NDISwrapper This should only be used as a last resort, if the device is not supported by Linux kernel drivers e. Removing python- gnome2- extras Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. Removing kdebase- runtime- bin-kde