No ndiswrapper, bcutter etc needed! If your driver installed all right, you see scan results – access points and their information. Once it’s done, you can just as well reboot and see if it just works. Now go into the the Document folder via “cd”. Then install ndiswrapper and ndiswrapper-utils Debian has these two packages; not sure if Fedora has them in one or two rpms, but use your package manager and it’s done. See full activity log.

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Broadcom Limited BCM The time now is I am currently fixing my original post and will amend accordingly. August 30th, 8. It requires these unfriendly instructions to get it working: Use your package manager to install the fwcutter package if it is not installed, obtain the needed file which you’ll cut, and follow the instructions.


Im that much of a newbie Thanks for the help! It’s just that those drivers don’t have bcm43xxx it takes to use the device, and Broadcom didn’t provide Linux drivers nor instructions to make them.

Best to turn on before Bcm43xd boots, and then it works when the OS is up It seems that your bug report is not filed about a specific source package though, rather it is just filed against Ubuntu in general. Firmware extraction tool for Broadcom wireless driver bopenfwwf. April 28th, 4. Join our community today!

Visit the following links: Well maybe I should have explained MYself better also F8 comes with fwcutter. There is 2 lights.

RPM resource bcm43xx-fwcutter

Once it’s done, you can just as well reboot and see if it just works. Can’t use x After that is done, you should reboot to make sure everything is set fine, and run, as root: See full activity log.

Find More Posts by firekid Give it a shot. No ndiswrapper, bcutter etc needed! Beans Distro Ubuntu Common files for Broadcom This bug affects 1 person. Join Date Apr Beans 8. So in any case you need a little piece of the Windows drivers, thanks to Broadcom not caring about Linux users.


Broadcom Bcm43xx Driver In Fedora 8

I’ve searched on Broadcom’s website for the driver and I couldn’t find it. It was only after removing the above source file and rebooting that my rig came up with a working wireless for Kubuntu If you need to reset your password, click here. Fecora that is needed is Ubuntu Software Center and some files on the Ubuntu iso.

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