Friday, August 22, 2008

How To: Get Broadcom Wireless Working: Elyssa

Okies, I had some difficulty getting wireless to work, so after scouring the internet, from a wired connection :( I finally got it. It requires that you have an internet connection, just to do a couple of things, first download wl_apsta.o to your destop:

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Extract it using archive manager, then you'll be left with 'wl_apsta.o.lzma'. Open it with archive manager, and extract it. Now for the hard-ish part:

You'll need build essential, so:

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sudo apt-get install build-essential

then type:
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tar xjf b43-fwcutter-011.tar.bz2
cd b43-fwcutter-011
cd ..

now, wherever I put adam, put you're compy name there, eg, fred, joe, etc.

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export /home/adam/Desktop=”/lib/firmware”
tar xjf broadcom-wl-
cd broadcom-wl-
sudo ../../b43-fwcutter-011/b43-fwcutter -w /lib/firmware wl_apsta.o

Worked for me, post your comments and let me know how it works for you.

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