What is going on with Dbus which would cause this? I think I am having a problem with my sound conflicting with my wlan. After all of this was done, it seemed like things worked, because now in the network menu, the Wi-Fi networks do show up, but when I try to connecting to my home Wi-Fi, it tries connecting but after about 20 seconds it says “Disconnected – you are now offline”. The bcmwl-kernel-source package aims to offer a later version for a given release. I just created this account an hour ago.

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Wed Apr 08, Mon Apr 06, The second is the b43 driver, maintained upstream by the Linux kernel community. Make sure you have the linux-headers package that matches your current kernel version, plus the appropriate generic header packages so that they are automatically updated on a kernel upgrade.

NDISwrapper This should only be used as d64 last resort, if the device is not supported by Linux kernel drivers e.

Debian 9 “stretch” deb http: The ndiswrapper package utilizes the Windows closed source drivers to activate your WiFi card. Installing Windows drivers with NdisWrapper.

After a reboot the system may auto-load a different driver to the one you wanted to use. The bcmwl-kernel-source package aims to offer a later version for a given release. Join S64 Oct Beans 4.



Firmware from userspace is required for device operation. Explore Further Driver If necessary, firmware can be manually acquired and extracted using the bfwcutter s64, see http: I needed to refresh my memory of the driver details for the WiFi card and discovered that I had a Broadcom BCM card that needs a b43 driver.

Getting tired of issues with sorry Broadcom. I don’t have any b43 wifis near me, I just recall the hell of a time trying to deal with a remote hp laptop with a b43 wifi.

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bcj4306 Sexually explicit or offensive language. It would timeout and not work. Then go to the ndiswrapper web site and get the appropriate Windows driver; see the instructions at the ndiswrapper wiki. When satisfied, the relevant Broadcom proprietary driver will be acquired, the firmware within will be extracted and installed.

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October 12th, 7. I haven’t actually gotten on a wireless network yet haven’t been near a public one yetbut I do see some when i do “iwlist wifi0 scan”, so i assume it’s working. Since you’ve already submitted a review for this product, this submission will be added as an update bcm4036 your original review.


Sorry, I am not familiar with suse’s distro. Did this problem not occur in a previous release? X6 you new to LinuxQuestions. Oh, you might need to hit the “turn wireless one” hotkey Fn-F2 for it to work. I now have it working, but I cannot associate with my router.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

The bfwcutter package will need to be installed. No errors, it is seen on the PCI bus, it has the correct driver loaded the install CD also lists it as using “bpci-bridge”but it is invisible to all the programs?

If you believe this comment is offensive or violates the CNET’s Site Terms of Useyou can report it below this will not automatically remove the comment. Fri Apr 03, 7: Doing ‘modprobe b43’ didn’t solve the problem.

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Install the wireless utilities download a binary of the ndiswrapper, or get the source for it, if you go the source route, make sure you also have the kernel source. What is the encryption in you router?