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Old 05-02-2010, 04:34 PM   #1
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OpenSuse 11.2 Wireless B43 help

Hi guys,

I am trying openSUSE after a long break from Linux, but I am running into the original issue I ran into several years ago which made me decide not to use this distro. My LAN card is working fine, and I can get internet hardwired into my router, but I am not having any luck getting my wireless card recognized or working. Also, my notification area on my taskbar (sorry for the Windows terms) is not showing any sort of network status icon.

I have gone Computer>Install Software> and installed the b43 fwcutter thing from the repos, and have also run the following command in terminal:

sudo /usr/sbin/install_bcm43xx_firmware

In Network Settings in YaST, my NIC is showing, but I am still not seeing my Wireless card. Could anyone help?

Old 05-02-2010, 04:38 PM   #2
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Also, in Network Settings, in addition to my NIC is a Network Bridge DHCP, listed.


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