The short story is to know your wifi hardware and blacklist the drivers that will NOT work. Find More Posts by ugjka. How would I go about pointing the correct package? I was near to frustration with my new Acer Aspire One D These instructions worked for me on a Dell Inspiron 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. Try changing the wifi password and retry.

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Thanks again from a very satisfied newcomer to the linux party.

If this short method doesnt work, please proceed with the following steps. I have, from another computer, downloaded the driver package from Broadcom, and placed it on the desktop of the netbook.

Wifi not working fedora 25 [closed].

WiFi – How to Install Broadcom BCM Drivers in Fedora 27 – Tanmay Chandane

I followed them immediately after a fresh install of Fedora 20 on that machine. I can start testing Linus’ kernels over the weekend, but it will go slowly. See if ‘rfkill list’ shows anything blocked. You need to create a new bug.

Most things seem to be working fine, however my wireless card, Broadcom BCM is not recognized. Comment 46 Justin M.

Or, am I missing something else? You need to enter into the directory where your downloaded file is http: Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. In Fedora 19 and above, I noticed that if I add the Russian Fedora Repo and then update the system, Wireless Drivers automatically gets installed and after restarting the system it works properly.

To help figure out what is wrong, please post the configuration used for a “good” and “bad” kernel. Configure file used for both builds Fix recent errata commit git bisect good a45ad0dfb3afbefdf44e3 bad: Fix recent errata commit git bisect good a45ad0dfb3afbefdf44e3 Comment 8 Bruno Wolff III Though I had problems with rpm fusion.

WiFi – How to Install Broadcom BCM43142 Drivers in Fedora 27

Apparently there are issues with Broadcom licensing their drivers or allowing others to create drivers. After 2 days of trying different things and bbroadcom giving up i found ur post and everything worked. So I put kmod-wl By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

Fedroa tried them all. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.

Comment 50 Larry Finger Originally Posted by ugjka. It worked based on the exact nature of the specifics of the drivers.

To find which model of WiFi card your machine uses, type following command in terminal. Be aware that you always need to blacklist the in-kernel driver whenever an external one uses the same PCI ID.

[SOLVED] Installing Broadcom BCM b/g drivers

When you generated the new kernel, I suspect that you did not reinstall wl. Tonight I’m going to see if I can get away without make clean to finish things off. I have started fedoda bisection to locate the bad commit.

This site uses cookies. If you have a modem or router to connect, how about getting an ethernet cable and connect to the internet this way to set up your wireless adapter?