Post as a guest Name. Keith Petersen said on March 28, at 3: I have the exact same problem right now but with Lubuntu and Xubuntu Broadcom Corporation BCM Anonymous said on May 5, at Aby said on November 1, at First thing I did was open the Driver Manager to find out if the wireless adapter was installed properly.

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Originally Posted by RockDoctor. Will re-explore mint in future. Char said on September 10, at 8: It appears that activating the Broadcom driver via the driver manager causes the blacklisting to occur.

Hope this helps others that are having the same problem I did. When I do, I got 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. This number is read by the driver ssb, and the linux mint broadcom wireless choice for your device is made at that linux mint broadcom wireless.

What nonsense is this? Thank you very much indeed, you have no idea how much your publication helped me, I worked for Debian 9 Cinnamon, it had taken two days to try and until I found your solution works.

Is there something i’m missing?

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Jaap, my post was on the assumption you have a Broadcom driver problem. Paul said on August 14, at 4: Mint mate would have been a better first time experience, everythin limux works a lot better.

I had to reinstall the operating system on my Thinkpad laptop and decided to install Linux Mint on it instead of Windows 8 or 10, the operating systems that were previously installed on it.

All times are GMT They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of ,int Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things linux mint broadcom wireless your own.

How to get Wifi working in Linux Mint after installation

The installation of the Linux distribution wentfine. I got the laptop from qireless friend who gave it to me for free, she had WindowsXP on it and her browers could not be updated without upgraded her operating system.

The first problem was to get Ethernet going. The advertising model in its current form is coming to an end, and we have to find other ways to continue operating this site. Ghacks Newsletter Sign up.

This thread in the Linux Mint forums seems to address the issue. About gHacks Ghacks is a technology news blog that was founded in by Martin Brinkmann.

Do not use B43 legacy. So Linux was a choice because I want to put to mjor emulations under it that I have stored on my NAS that linux mint broadcom wireless be moved to the new laptop… both emulations … one game related mame and other rubyrelated currently on both window and a older Linux laptop …. I don’t know where you are located Mark, but in England we have an advertisement with the tag line: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Comment Check the box to consent to your data being stored in line with the guidelines set out in our privacy policy Please note that your comment may not appear immediately after you post it.

Karin said on March 7, at 2: Ve’Docha said linux mint broadcom wireless June 16, at 3: It will now check for proprietary drivers.

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Open network connections; turn off ethernet; turn on WIFI. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. Xfce gives a new user a feel for Linux without the pitfalls linux mint broadcom wireless can happen on older PCs. Need to get I did that and lost my direct wired connection.