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I quickly found Ubuntu’s community page on wifi driversand after identifying my card via lspciI followed the section for the b43 driver.

I saw the “device not ready firmware missing ” message. Originally Posted by dec27george. Jeremy way3s said on You are here Home.

It has an internal wifi card which isn’t recognized: Probably the best place to start is the ndiswrapper wiki see my sig for the link. I tried to install many Linux Distros, but everyone of them had the same problem.

No such file or directory. Saved me a lot of time.

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After I modify the blacklist file and reboot the bcm43xx still seems to be loaded when I do the lsmod command. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. Solution works like a charm on Linux Mint Hopefully this post finds its way up the google ranks. What do I do now? Also is there a way of including this firmware in my USB installation media, so the next wireleds I install the from the USB I would gave the firmware installed or be able to install it without physical Internet connection.


I have another laptop with Linux Mint All times are GMT May 16th, 1. Reading the Linux Wireless b43 page which I got from the Broadcom 43xx Linux Driver page made me realize that I had to run the bfwcutter program.

All of the above was done with the “live” CD. I had to download the bfwcutter package manually from launchpad.

Ubuntu Linux doesn’t find my internal wifi card

Originally Posted by Glynixx hi. May 16th, 3. I jini-pci downloaded ndiswrapper and the windows driver but I am a complete newbie when it comes to Linux in other words I don’t know where to go from here so if someone could break down exactly what I have to do step by step it would be greatly appreciated.

Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead? If you think that using ndiswrapper direless work then let me know.

See the end of this document for further discussion.


I’m also fairly new at dealing with Ubuntu, so please bear with me. The bwfwcutter is a “firmware cutter”, a tool to extract firmware from Broadcom 43xx driver files object files. I am pretty sure I did ever step up to this point So lets start from the top. Find More Posts by jethroucc. Tags dellminipci mjni-pci, ubuntuwirelesswlan Thread Tools. Originally Posted by Glynixx. If it is something really simple that I am just missing I am sorry, I am completely clueless right now as far as what to do.