Hey i was wondering if anybody could help me with trying to install my broadcom 4318 network card for wifi please put all the steps if you can as i am a newbie to linux. I am using Kde 4 live cd which i installed on my Acer Travelmate 2480. tHANX:D
Please use the search function. I also have this broadcom chip, and found several good treads about it. If it than still doesn’t work, make a new tread.
> Hey i was wondering if anybody could help me with trying to install my
> broadcom 4318 network card for wifi please put all the steps if you can
> as i am a newbie to linux. I am using Kde 4 live cd which i installed on
> my Acer Travelmate 2480.
Step 1: Going to the homepage and search hardware. This takes you to:
And looking up your broadcomm card reads:
“Native kernel driver. Needs firmware however. Install bcm43xx-fwcutter from
DVD or OSS-repo and run as root the included script:
install_bcm43xx_firmware from the /usr/sbin directory.”
For the parts of these instructions, just read the manual.
For the “Install bcm43xx-fwcutter” part:
For the “from DVD or OSS-repo” part:
(Should be already there, though)
For “run as root” part:
In short, for example:
zypper in bcm43xx-fwcutter RETURN
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