LinuxQuestions.org
Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 10-12-2011, 09:39 PM   #1
linuxnewb0123
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Oct 2011
Distribution: Kubuntu 11.04
Posts: 2

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Installing ndiswrapper on Kubuntu 11.04 to Broadcom BCM318


I have made the switch on my other laptop from win7 to kubuntu 11.04 which the internet currently does not work on. I am on my other laptop and have tried to install ndis wrapper from a USB drive to the laptop with kubuntu.
I have been reading the guides to install the repositories for ndiswrapper but still can't do it. Any help is appreciated, thank you
 
Old 10-12-2011, 11:18 PM   #2
thezerodragon
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2009
Location: Paris, France
Distribution: Fedora 12 Constantine
Posts: 142

Rep: Reputation: 44
Can you connect to the internet using the ethernet port?

What are you using to install ndiswrapper?
 
Old 10-15-2011, 12:05 AM   #3
linuxnewb0123
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Oct 2011
Distribution: Kubuntu 11.04
Posts: 2

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Yes I have been using my ethernet to install ndiswrapper. I have gotten the driver and installed it but don't know what to do next, or how to enable it. Here are my current configs:

iwconfig
lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.


diswrapper -l
WARNING: All config files need .conf: /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist, it will be ignored in a future release.
bcmwl5 : driver installed
device (14E4:4319) present (alternate driver: ssb)

lspci

06:02.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4318 [AirForce 54g] 802.11a/b/g PCI Express Transceiver (rev 02)

06:06.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+ (rev 10)


wlan0
wlan0: command not found




I am pretty lost as what to do know, I have added my info to wireless tab on network interfaces but I don't know whether or not my wireless is enabled..
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Installing NDISwrapper in Kubuntu via Adept without internet connection Ronson Linux - Newbie 0 06-25-2008 12:27 PM
Kubuntu 7.04 and the Broadcom BCM4306 rignes Ubuntu 6 09-02-2007 11:05 AM
Trouble installing ndiswrapper in Ubuntu 7.04 Broadcom Wireless Card dylan623 Linux - Newbie 5 05-06-2007 01:04 AM
trouble installing the ndiswrapper for Broadcom on Fedora Core 3 aybhaveatlinux Linux - Desktop 3 08-16-2006 06:55 AM
ndiswrapper+Broadcom+Kubuntu pszlachetka Linux - Wireless Networking 3 12-23-2005 02:56 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:55 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration