From a live usb of Kubuntu , it was apparent that the wifi would not connect and a driver was required for the wifi card which Kubuntu identified as a ‘Broadcom Corporation BCM [AirForce One 54g] Kubuntu appeared fully functional. This happened both times. Join Date Nov Beans 2. Again I had to use the power button to shut down.

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Join Date Nov Beans 2. This is the first time I have seen the wireless icon but unfortunately it is disabled and no clicking or rebooting will get it enabled. That’ll have to wait till tomorrow. When you have a working and fully updated system using wired internet access you could bcm4318mfbg this: Using the Driver Manager in the system settings, I clicked to install a driver for the wifi.

[SOLVED] Dell ME, Broadcom BCM

Join Date Mar Beans It looks like I shall have to make a third install. I can however, now connect by wired connection. Kubuntu appeared fully bcm318kfbg.


What I did after the first failure was to go back to the usb stick: The time now is About problems due to upgrading. This happened both times.

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Bcm44318kfbg Forums Code of Conduct. Bringing old hardware back to life. After reboot, I was unable to connect to the internet either with a wired connection or with wifi and I couldn’t find a way round this. I made a completely fresh installation of Kubuntu from the usb drive.

November 23rd, 1. I waited for about half an hour – just in case.

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Whatever cut the connection a wired connection to my router stuffed delll system and I cannot find anyway to get it back through ‘Connection manager’ or through ‘Network management settings’. November 25th, 5. November 25th, 8. The third sudo apt-get install bfwcutter firmware-binstaller would not work because I cannot get an internet connection.

Repeated about MB download of updates and tried again to download the wifi driver. I was able to complete the first 2 steps in Hadaka’s list. After reboot, the wireless icon still shows ‘wireless disabled’ and clicking on it bcm4318kfb no effect. November 26th, A restart failed to complete correctly – leaving the Kubuntu logo in the centre of a dark screen and only a prolonged push on the power button would shut the pc down.


November 25th, 6. November 25th, 7. Again I had to use the power button to shut down.

I tried it and all seemed to work ok including wifi connection to my router. November 24th, 3. Does anyone have any advice on installing a driver for the wifi card? When I click the network icon in the system tray, I now bcm3418kfbg two icons displayed: Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del.