Just starting out and have a question? That is what I understand from reading a few how to’s. It would help if you added the status of these to your question. My attempts to resolve them myself has appeared to make things worse. Looks like I will ahve to reinstall Linux. The following are general guidelines for installing the driver. Ubuntu is trying to report an error.

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CONFIG_B44: Broadcom 440x/47xx ethernet support

I will figure this out!!! It seems that even the simplest of tasks for Linux baffle me. Ran this and copied the return: Any help someone is willing to give me would be greatly appreciated.

Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. After reading for a few hours, I finally found the linux driver for this card.

I will no install the new dirver. Linux – Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux. I then went to the Synaptic Package Manager, searched for all Broadcom packages and installed them. A lspci command reveals: How do I get the status of these hardware you’re talking about? I checked and found my network devices were: 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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All times are GMT The time now is Thank you very much for that. I am trying to compile the new Kernel 2.

November 2nd, 3. I don’t know where to look for the equivalent of event viewer or similar to broadfom start to troubleshoot, having only about two hours with the install before I updated. Once connected run all updates though terminal or Apps sudo apt-get upgrade Wifi Fix: I don’t get your suggestion.

Broadcom Corporation BCM Note In case bcmwl-kernel-source is upgraded, this procedure probably should be broarcom again. OP has no internet connection. If it is not in the man pages or the how-to’s this is the place!

November 2nd, 5. Last edited by Crash90; at My attempts to resolve them myself has appeared to make things worse. First off thanks for all the responses!


Installing Broadcom x Driver After fighting windows for several years, I have finally decided to switch over to Linux. Original install was last October. Some distributions use dhcpcd, others dhclient. Both lights on the nic stay on permanently.

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