Find More Posts by Peacedog. Having a netdev group allows any user in that group to access devices and files for network configuration that are normally reserved for root. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Qualcomm Atheros AR v1. Hi, I am using Debian Squeeze with kde 4 installed.

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I’m following this thread instructions: Troubleshooting Examine the kernel ring buffer dmesg 1 to verify the required firmware files are being loaded by the driver. So I removed the firmware-b43 a tried like this: Sign up using Email and Password.

I cannot find my router and if I found it I’m not able to connect, I just get the message that I should retype my password. October 12th, 7.

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So, effectively, you are telling me that the system is refusing to use the wifi because some network configuration files are not accessible for my user name. Broadcom – No wireless. Hi, I am using Debian Squeeze with kde 4 installed.

I beg your pardon for asking this question, but I am concerned that if I do something wrong I might unwittingly expose my data. Email Required, but never shown. Having a problem logging in?


Please, excuse my concern beoadcom being very cautious: So I removed the firmware-b43 a tried like this:. I am not for sure about how much Linux experience you have, so if you need more information, please let us know.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

Find More Posts by Peacedog. I understand your concern, but becoming a member of the group is safer than running as root. Broadcom – No wireless Can someone help me?

If I remember correctly, your card is supported 433225 this new driver. Do you have an idea which files are these? For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. The bfwcutter package will need to be installed. I will try your solution and report back. My problem is that I am trying to use wireless without success although I can get the router’s name, signal strength and encryption type on the kde network settings application.

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Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Local Loopback inet addr: Also no idea what to do, any help please? Qualcomm Atheros AR v1.

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When satisfied, the relevant Broadcom proprietary driver will be acquired, the firmware within will be extracted and installed. Intel AGN – broafcom connect to wireless Zanna 50k 13 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.

Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers Before checking things I just tried the b43 driver, something like this sudo apt-get install bfwcutter firmware-binstaller Did not work out, not even able to see wifi connections.

The group along with root has access which limits what certain users on the system have access to.

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