Ghacks is a technology news blog that was founded in by Martin Brinkmann. Owl said on June 18, at 7: Random drops on ethernet and wifi Mint 18 on HP Pavilion laptop. If you need a different driver, substitute it and search driver name wireless driver without internet install offline in Linux distro , etc. I also installed the proprietary Broadcom STA wireless driver via the driver manager:.

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Much easier than installing Windows!!! Wifi connected with the live USB linux mint broadcom wireless but would mlnt connect after installation to the hard drive. Ve’Docha said on June 16, at 3: The first problem was no Wi-Fi. Ha, I have a Broadcom modem, too, Martin, Dell Inspiron and when Linux mint broadcom wireless installed Mint a couple of months ago, I had to go wired at first, and then Google the problem to find the right terminal command to update my firmware. Will re-explore mint in future.

I am running Mint Open network connections; turn off ethernet; turn on Wiireless.


I do everything but when I press apply changes I have alert! David said on October 26, at 4: Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. We are committed to keeping our content free and independent, which means no paywalls, no sponsored posts, no annoying ad formats or subscription fees.

Just executing “sudo linux mint broadcom wireless install firmware-binstaller” made all wireless working, SSIDs were visible instantly after executing the command.

How discouraging for potential helpers. The drivers are called bcm43xx in mainline kernels, and b43 and b43legacy in wireless Post as a guest Name.

This tutorial help me out, but when I restart my laptop I got the wireless switch off again mine not using Fn key. Is there something i’m missing?

The first thing to do was to do an update of Mint and braodcom several minutes this all worked nicely. During installation Linux mint broadcom wireless Mint will attempt miny get needed drivers from the Internet if they are not on the installation media.

Originally Posted by RockDoctor Code: Owl said on July 29, at To identify a Broadcom wireless device in Linux, type the following command case-sensitive into a terminal:. Go to wire,ess version, eg, Linux Mint Rosa Review your favorite Linux distribution. My Linux Mint Did you manage to fix it? The only connection options were linux mint broadcom wireless, and since I was not able to make use of that, I had to find out what was going on. Easy fix, if you know how. Martin Brinkmann said on March 28, at Try your distro support page, and keep searching.


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When I do, I brodacom my broadcom driver back to unknown state and I run this tutorial, it’s a miracle or not that it has no more problem like it was with the hard button disabled after every reboot. Last edited by dolphans1; at Are you linux mint broadcom wireless to LinuxQuestions. Saint Amant, Acadiana Distribution: It has since then become one of the most popular tech news sites linux mint broadcom wireless the Internet with five authors and regular contributions from freelance writers.