I am trying to move from Ubuntu to Fedora, and this is a major differentiator Regards, Deb. Nashwan 21 1 3. Perhaps this is more current I haven’t tried it https: This page contains details on installing broadcom’s STA driver which supports hardware: RTLae frequent loss of connectivity.

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Broadcom Corporation BCM November 15th, 2. No wifi networks were displayed under the network manager icon. Sign In Apply for Membership.

Regulatory domain changed to country: Also, it’s been reported that the this driver doesn’t work with all chips, so kindly provide feedback on your experiences with Broadcom Wireless, so this manual can be kept up to date and further improved. Hunk 8 succeeded at offset 3 lines. Well, after installing all of the updates, which included kerneland installing the bcmwl-kernal-source package, the driver was being built for the new kernel, but Grub was still booting me into the old kernel.


November 15th, 3. Not sure if the problem coming back. Broadcom BCM Solved mine too.

Join Date Jan Beans Loading the driver module into kernel on boot time Couple of more steps are needed to get your module load every time the system boots. Powered by Askbot version 0.

Broadcom BCM actually, I didn’t even have to reboot did it anyway though. X require the first two, EL 7. I have looked in software sources, and it claims that the proprietary driver is being employed.

Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. According to the info in Synaptic, the “bcmwl-kernel-source” package supports my netbook’s hardware: Running lshw -C network: Results 1 to 8 of 8.

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Perhaps this is more current I haven’t tried it https: November 15th, 5. Vostro Dec 19 Threads Activity Search Sign In. I installed Ubuntu If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons! Then I installed the “bcmwl-kernel-source” package using Synaptic, and UNinstalled the “bfwcutter” package.

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Downloading and extracting Broadcom driver archive Step 3a: By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

Here’s my relevant system specs: I tried the installation of the broadcom-sta-common package.

So, I just updated and installed Grub from Lxle. I then removed the proprietary Broadcom driver using Driver Manager. In some point maybe after I installed some updates the wireless adapter stopped working.