Jul 21 ’14 at Modprobe b43 tossed an unknown option. Until I stumbled upon Mint 16 and this post Only one Gentoo strain called Sabayon actually fired up my card from the start. Find More Posts by rob. Thanks for the feedback, I appreciate it.

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Win started bugging out on me too much in the way of malware for some reason It must be downloaded and extracted, which can be performed by the firmware-binstallerfirmware-b43legacy-installer or firmware-blpphy-installer packages during their installation.

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September 15th, 8. In the command below replace drivername with the driver you want to blacklist: Originally Posted by frankbell Sorry for missing the reference in your subject line. September 15th, 3. Thank you so much for your instruction on how to enable my wireless network card and get drivers for my DEll and Gateway laptop, it has tremendously help me with less effort with my Mint Last edited by Jim44; at I mean this was a problem with Mint 12 which is now quite a few years old, it’s a pity people still are having a problem 4 releases down the road.


All went well this time around, except the computer still wouldn’t see the internal wifi card.

Just add ” contrib non-free” to the end of your existing line. Stumbled on to your blog and BOOM! But you saved my day I did get some very little insight how it works. Que Maravilla de tutorial, bien explicado, clarito.

Firmware is not packaged by the Debian Project. Thank you for nothing. The ndiswrapper package utilizes the Windows closed source drivers to activate your WiFi card. I could install the b fwcutter, no problem.


Ubutnu Date Aug Beans 7. Suggestions and corrections are welcome broadcmo corrections. Copy the downloaded file to your home folder. What driver is in place now? I tried 3 days and all the tips and tricks on every site and nothing helped except your solution tip.

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So, if you have time and if your keyboard isn’t occupied 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 another computer with Internet access, from an existing OS on another partition, or before you install Ubuntu.


I tried and searched to get an old hp working uubntu your advice worked finei am a linux newbie so thank you very much: 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 exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.

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Partners Support Community Ubuntu. And it was loading then when it got to the end the same message popped up. Basically what wget does is retrieve the file from the given URL. It is very nice to have those that have share with those of us that don’t.