To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: I would buy you a coffee AND a double chocolate muffin if i could! Subscribe to get the latest Linux news and how to guides directly on your e-mail! Worked on lenovo v — BCM Using your fix, I was able to completely get her transferred over to Linux and will be returning her laptop to her tomorrow! Every time I type the sudo command it asks for a password.

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Before you start on this, first check whether you have the correct Wireless Chipset we are referring to: I was about to call it quits on that project. July 20, at 5: The aim of Ubuntu is to ensure all card models work automatically with no, or minimal configuration.

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Please provide the router 431, model, and firmware version. Thank you verry much, iv been working all day on this, why canonical dosent pull ther head out and give new installers this info right on there distro is beond me.


Any help would be super awesome. Problem fixed after three hours of frustration.

Thanks again, just loaded up Linux Mint 12, this fix worked for me there also. Troubleshooting Examine the kernel ring buffer dmesg 1 to verify the required firmware files are being loaded by the driver.

June 25, at 7: August 6, at 4: This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor broadcpm to prevent automated spam submissions. I just spend a couple of hours trying to fix the wireless of my Acer Extensa and following the instructions your post fixed it. Search around here for solutions, there are many.


Not working ubunru all, my HP zv will not work with July 13, at 4: My original post had a typo. June 7, at Broadcom Corporation BCM May 4, at 5: When I type sudo lspci -v in my terminal, I get the following output: Originally Posted by mmediaman.

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Worked like a champ, I really appreciate you keeping this info out there! Best wishes of Bavaria, Southern Germany! Been spending ages looking around for a solution!

September 11, at 7: March 6, at 8: October 4, at 3: I have been trying jbuntu months to get this to work. I have recently installed ubuntu But never knew it was so straightforward and simple to get it done.

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