Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically. Restart To me it’s the easiest way. Now you can start with the instructions you mentioned here. Wilf 1, 1 13 I’m not sure what to do. Debian 9 “stretch” deb http: You can make sure that you have the correct device mentioned here, by typing in the following command in the Terminal:.

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And nothing happens when I type in rfkill list. Post as a guest Name. You need to install b43 firmware http: Ivan Carrasco 11 1.

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This particular laptop also has a function key F5 to contol the wifi as well. Find More Posts by delaygrabow.

I also found some other things that might be helpful. Sign up using Facebook. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Switch wireless on and the wait. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. For more granular support information, please see their wiki page here. All times are GMT You can make sure that you have the correct device mentioned here, by typing in the following command in the Terminal:.

On another hard drive in this same computer, I also have Linux Mint Rebecca, and it has worked for nearly two years. Once all of the required information is present, if the version of the driver you are using is the latest version available from the Ubuntu repositories, then one would want to e-mail the bdev mailing list following this procedure.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

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Using Windows’ binary drivers: If you can have the internet access via an ethernet cable you can just install the b43 firmware. What if I have no way of connecting to the internet other-than wireless. The following instructions explain how to extract the required firmware. The second is the b43 driver, maintained upstream by the Linux kernel community.

The each function is deprecated. Put the Broadcom code and the bfwcutter rpm on a thumb drive, mount it and copy it to your netbook. Email Required, but never shown.