Originally it was the bcm43xx driver and whether it was through natural selection or due to the fact that I use sid repos It was updated some time ago. Join Date Oct Beans The b43 infrastructure is composed of two parts. I’m either missing something or ndiswrapper just doesn’t work with my hpze laptop. Could not stop process.

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Linux – Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of wireless networking in Linux. I take that back, this means your wireless card is not yet configured. June 20th, 6. Thanks to all that helped Ace. However after reading and looking around. June 20th, 1.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

Or google for a broadcom. June 20th, 5. June 20th, 2.

June 20th, 9. I thought antiX included the”b43″ driver and cards with the Broadcom chipset were supposed to work out of the box.

It would be nice to get chipste laptop working. Im sorta in the same boat. The following instructions explain how to extract the required firmware.

BCM43xx Broadcom chip

First unload all conflicting drivers this includes removing the driver you’re trying to install: June 20th, If you ever install something that deals with kernel – drivers, that is – you should use the “download only” option first when running the apt-get command, and once it’s done files downloaded that you needre-run it and have apt install the brozdcom downloaded packages from cache.


Broadcom with BCM chipset Try “wlan0 up”. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. I’m typing this on another laptop in Linux but the wifi card in that machine is an Intel ipw so the wifi card works in the Acer and my wireless configuration seems to be set up correctly. I think I shouldn’t have to use ndiswrapper, my card broxdcom fine on Ubuntu 8. As a convenience, Ubuntu offers two versions of this driver: I have run antix on this laptop since version 7.

b43 and b43legacy

Instructions to install the package may be found below. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. I then installed ndiswrapper and the bcm43xx drivers from HP.

For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to broadcpm with system and network administration.

Debian 9 “stretch” deb http: Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. The second is the b43 driver, maintained upstream by the Linux kernel community.


I removed the bcmwl5 driver and replaced it with the driver from my install cd-rom. Copy the downloaded file to your home folder.

Thanks for your answer. Now updates and synaptic package manager are broken. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an 4138 tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. Originally Posted by riggzy Broadcom with BCM chipset Yes, just go to synaptic package manager, type in b43 in search box, install “b43 installer” and “b43 firmware.