My wireless network is detected now and I can connect and access the net. Instructions for installation may be found later in this article. Fedora C2 – Wireless network drivers? By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Sign up using Email and Password. I’m just curious to know.

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The correct driver can be found using the link in DavidFoerster ‘s comment. Here I try to connect to any hidden networks, and choosing my connection ssid: Mostly, the WPA2 secured wireless connection I normally use on Windows 7 and broacom is working on Windows fine right now is just not detected by Ubuntu, whereas it detects other wireless networks in range.

I hope there is still an answer.

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I’ve tried switching it on and off a number of times, but my network is not detected. BB code is On.

If you wish to permanently use the open source drivers then remove the bcmwl-kernel-source package: Fedora C2 – Wireless network drivers? The bcmwl-kernel-source package depends on the linux-headers packages so you may need to first retrieve the appropriate package s from the online repositories.



So I installed it in the first place. Hopefully that solves the problem. If you need to reset your password, click here.

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As a convenience, Ubuntu offers two versions of this driver: The wired LAN is working properly. How to configure Wireless Network broadcom The b43legacy infrastructure is composed of two parts.

Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. I then saw my wireless button finally light up and it shows wireless in the network properties.

I am bewildered and really want a solution if possible.

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. It is maintained upstream here. Beoadcom appreciate any help lknux this issue. My wireless network can be detected as hidden network, a connection is established, but there is no internet access: Okay, according to this site you need the b43 driver and not the others.


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Here is the description from Synaptic: If so, which one s specifically? Find More Posts by rokytnji View Blog. Copy the downloaded file to your home folder.

One quick note, the laptop is a Compaq Presario V I’m just curious to know. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. Visit the following links: Back to top b43 – No Internet access If you do not have any other means of Internet access from Ubuntu, then you will have to download the firmware from browdcom computer with Internet access, from an existing OS on another partition, or before you install Ubuntu.