Thanks for the good HowTo with ndiswrapper. Having a problem logging in? When i sudo apt-get install firmware-binstaller bfwcutter it told me it was already installed, so i guess the thing that fixed it was sudo apt-get remove bcmwl-kernel-source , which i have absolutely no clue what it does, but it definitely worked for me. These Broadcom issues are a nuisance! Originally Posted by Rayman If you are having trouble with your wireless network card. I right clicked on knetworkmanager, enabled wireless, and it picked up all 3 wireless AP’s right away. July 6th, 2.

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Originally Posted by chili My network airfotce is “broadcom bcm airforce one 54g”. 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.

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HOW-TO for the BCM Airforce one card

Hi, I have just registered on this forum to thank Rayman for the advice given! In order to gather essential troubleshooting information about your wireless card, please follow this procedure:.

April 24, Or use the following commands: I think that the native Linux driver is wirelesx yet up to speed so unfortunately we’ll have to depend on ndiswrapper for now Please bcm418 this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. Submit a new text post.

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No assignee Edit question Last query: Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. It could be because the network is unstable here I have a mobile Broadband and a WiFi connection My network card is “broadcom bcm airforce one 54g”.

Sign up using Facebook. When you click or right-click on the networking icon, is wireless networking enabled? You can check if that may be the case with rfkill list.

I had to click connect to hidden and typed wireless my wireless name and password and BAM it is connected. A special key that you hit to enable it? I saw a post on another Linux thread that stated you needed to install the firmware-binstaller so I did that and rebooted.


Your instincts were good. July 6th, 5. I am onee if I need the drivers and then use this utility to add them. Should I try to get something else now that I have a connection, or is what I have going to be sufficient?

Read the reddit FAQ and reddiquette for more answers. Hewlett-Packard Company Broadcom Thanks a lot for your help.


This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Find More Posts by Oper8or. The steps are straight forward and worked well for me None Link to a FAQ.