Hi, I am using Debian Squeeze with kde 4 installed. Atheros Communications physical id: Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers. Find More Posts by edbarx. Having a netdev group allows any user in that group to access devices and files for network configuration that are normally reserved for root.

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Originally Posted by karlitosbrigante. Join Date Oct Beans October 12th, 6. If you’re in the netdev group here is a couple of other things to look at. October 12th, If not already performed, connect the device to your system.

It is no different than being a member of the audio, cdrom, or plugdev groups. Post Your Answer Discard 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.

Broadcom BCM4313, BCM43224, BCM43225 devices (brcmsmac, brcm80211)

Broadcom – No linus You might try this thread. Update the list of available packages: I see like other 10 wifi spots, just mine not. The b43, b43legacy, brcmsmac and wl drivers do not support any USB devices. I have this on my Acer Notebook: When satisfied, the relevant Broadcom proprietary driver will be acquired, the firmware within will be extracted and installed.


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. 4225 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.

Mobile device double posted!

bcm43xx – Debian Wiki

Firmware from userspace is required for device operation. I beg your pardon for asking this question, but I am concerned that if I do something wrong I might unwittingly expose my data.

Please post the result of the following. October 12th, 7. Let’s add you to that group and see if that solves your problem. Last Jump to page: 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 broadxom.

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Corrected typo in commnad. After reading the postings in the like above I was really confused, but I thought the bcmwl driver is the right one that I need.


Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

NDISwrapper This should only be used as a last resort, if the device is not supported by Linux kernel drivers e. I’m following this thread instructions: Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del.

If I remember correctly, your card is supported by this new driver. Ensure your user brroadcom is a member of the netdev group.

Are you a member of the netdev group? Please, excuse my concern for being very cautious: Email Required, but never shown. Broadcom – No wireless Few words follow this