First, this really isn’t an Ubuntu or a Debian or a Mint issue. Tnx very much for the help!!! But yep can be a pain in the arse. Therefore, the Ubuntu development team have had to use fwcutter to pull the firmware information from a Windows driver to build one that works for Linux. After a successfull update, we can now install the desired driver for our Broadcom wireless card:. Thanks a lot, guy! It’s surprising how many “solutions” you find for getting your Broadcom b to work with Mint when you Google it, however this is the only one that actually works.

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All posts 1 day 7 days 2 weeks 1 month 3 months 6 months 1 year Sort by: Other tutorials from ianace Wireless connectivity problem with Broadcom cards Manipulate your system’s MAC address Messed up mint-fortune after update.

Glad to hear you are up and running! Please stick to easy to-the-point questions that you feel people can answer fast.

It is an excellent OS. Sign up using Email and Password. I also updated the OS via an update manager and restarted Not sure what you mean by Driver Manager but the linux mint 15 broadcom wireless for Broadcom B43xx in the case of my netbook it’s B is to temporarily set up a wired connection wreless your router.

Especially the output of lspci. But blaming Mint when in fact it’s an Ubuntu issue.

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Just executing “sudo linux mint 15 broadcom wireless install firmware-binstaller” made all wireless working, SSIDs were visible instantly after executing the command. Steps are outlined below: All other models use b I did steps and it worked fine after reboot.

Broadcom drivers can be problematical – see [url]http: Once you have confirmed that your WLAN device is supported, you may proceed to installing the driver by running the following command from Terminal window. Alas, like all the other supposed “fixes”, it does absolutely nothing. It’s probably a good idea to open Synaptic and Reload first.

I think you have a BCM card, is that correct? Last edited by nick85x ,int Mon Mar 25, 7: Initially it killed the X server recovered and then the wired connection didn’t work rebooted.

Board index All times are UTC Any insight here would be much brozdcom. So, download these two packages and save linux mint 15 broadcom wireless to your hard drive. I uninstalled and reinstalled these sometimes it appeared they were installed, for some reason then upon restarting the system, my wireless card could access networks.

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Could be the wrong driver or setup incorrectly by Mint. Last edited by paavo on Mon Jun 24, 7: I tried to install Mint 15 Cinnamon on my wife’s 8-year-old HP laptop this weekend and ran into this issue.

In linux mint 15 broadcom wireless case, this command raised the following error Driver Manager does not show any proprietary drivers to activate.

Quite exciting for me, as a Linux learner, to actually use the command line so effectively. No dpkg or roll back helped. I have installed offline the bfwcutter perfectly, which is needed for wi-fi driver configuration, but ljnux problems with activating driver.

Problem is fixed now. After using the above guide, my Mint 13 runs smoothly without any problems for weeks now. That is not a driver problem so it won’t be fixed by installing the Broadcom STA driver bcmwl-kernel-source.