how to install firmware for wifi when lan is not working
ioannis.vranos at gmail.com
Fri Sep 16 13:51:36 UTC 2011
On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 12:42 PM, Abhishek Dixit <abhidixit87 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I recently installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop.
> Wireless is not working.
> I do not have a lan card working so as to connect to it and use.Any
> how I want to use the wifi so what do I need to install on it.
> I will need to download any thing in the windows OS only (my laptop is
> dual boot) and then install in Ubuntu.
> So how should I go on.
> lspci out put of my device is
> 0c:00.0 Network controller : Broadcom Corporation BCM4312
> 802.11b/g LP-PHY [14e4:4315] (rev 01)
> Subsystem: Dell Wireless 1397 WLAN Mini-Card [1028:000c]
> Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 17
> Memory at f69fc000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
> Capabilities: <access denied>
> Kernel driver in use: b43-pci-bridge
> Kernel modules: ssb
Install package linux-firmware-nonfree.
If wireless still not works, try activating it with your laptop's
keyboard function keys.
Let us know whether it works or not.
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