Et Voila I hope I could help somebody with this. Message 1 of 12 7, Views. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. This driver wrapper is only available for use on the x86 and x architectures Debian i and AMD64 ports respectively. Now you can check if your card is sniffing some routers.

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Message 9 of 12 5, Views. Yeah tried ndiswrapper once with SUSE, and it worked. BB code is On. To check it’s status: This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and bcmwk5 administrator, trainer and consultant.

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The first place you should check is the NDISwrapper wiki. But now they’ve put wifi modules in the Debian kernel, I suppose. This is the linuc If your drivers are within the cabinet file format. I’ve never bothered with fwcutter since it seemed as involved as ndiswrapper, and now I am used to it.


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Message 1 of 12 7, Views. This page assumes use of a wireless LAN device. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.

If i right click i bcmsl5 “enable networking” checked “enable wireless” checked as well. Message 3 of 12 7, Views. Installed bcm43x-fwcutter fine, copied bcmwl5.

Many laptops come equipped with wireless cards which may be unsupported by Linux. I got version 4 from a friend, but bcm-fwcutter doesn’t work with version 4, needs less than that. Are you bcml5 to LinuxQuestions.

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The router is in DHCP mode. I just want to say a big thanks to you for sharing this. Maybe the earlier versions shipped with the Broadcom driver, but I know for sure that v4.

Configure the wireless interface. What the ndiswrapper package does is to allow usage of the Windows driver for the card. Bcmw,5 last modified I too had tried all sorts of stuff including ndiswrapper to get my wireless working. Or do you have a reason to stick to the old driver like that you did have bcm43xx module, but no b43?


Have fun and success. You can supposedly download the correct driver files from the ndiswrapper site.

There was a great tutorial on this web site. For info Now, install the program bcm43xx-fwcutter is you don’t have it sudo apt-get install bcm43xx-fwcutter To continue, we need the file BCMWL5. Below is a summary of my experience with the package. I wish Linksys would provide Linux support or release a better driver for the RaLink RT61 chipset because ndiswrapper doesn’t seem to support it I got mine from the CD shipped with the card.

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