Acer Woes I have an old Aspire Acer machine, that ran windows and I am turning it into a Debian linux machine to play on. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. Find More Posts by lejob Installing Windows drivers with NdisWrapper. Specifically, the Administration programs available. Your insight has meant that I am now surfing wirelessly! The wireless card reports it is a Bcm AirForce One I ran through this tut to figure up what was going wrong with the wireless.
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This is simply a script to extract and install the b43 driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community. Find More Posts by lejob To unload and blacklist: Thanks for the good HowTo with ndiswrapper.
I imagine for all the other BCM43xx chipsets though that bcm43xx is definitely a very viable option and to be preferred over ndiswrapper. Disabled in Debian 2. When i run “lspci” in the terminal, this shows:.
Your insight has meant that I am now surfing wirelessly! I have an old Aspire Acer machine, that ran windows and I am turning it into a Debian linux machine to play on.
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I always have difficulty doing iwconfig to get it all going. Are you new to LinuxQuestions.
If you are having a WiFi issue, please see below on getting this addressed. I went through the above instructions step by step, and wireless still does not work, with either the onboard wireless controller or the PCMCIA one I have for experimenting with.
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Post as a guest Name. As a convenience, Ubuntu offers two versions of this driver: The bcmwl-kernel-source package should automatically blacklist the open source drivers so that the STA driver is the only one in use.
HOW-TO for the BCM Airforce one card
Bc,4318 remove them do this: Glad to help any time. Ran yast and installed the ndisgtk from the pacman repository. If you are having trouble with your wireless network card. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. In order to find the correct bck4318, you have to log into Windows and find it in the device manager. When i run “lspci” in the terminal, this shows: Then you have to download a few driver files and check them out for the correct chipset.