A few hours ago I installed Puppy Linux on to the quoted machine and have been pulling my hair out trying to configure the wifi.

Reasonably sure my machine needs the broadcom driver/pack but have no clue how to fix it.

I've laboriously looked through previous posts but the only solutions i could find used shell commands not available in Puppy.

Please help before this netbook goes out the window.

  • Puppy should go out of the window. Oct 30 '16 at 20:51
  • I'm thinking lubuntu instead? booted it from a usb and it instantly configured my wireless
    – DublinMeUp
    Oct 30 '16 at 21:21

From your desktop clic connect

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Next step clic Load module

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Choose b43 or b43-legacy then press Load

If the tow modules doesn't work , you can choose Ndiswrapper then select the .inf file (of the windows driver)

  • Thanks, I gave up and went with lubuntu but it might help someone else. I was pretty sure i tried every module there was (the ones mentioned included) plus tried the wrapper but might have had the wrong driver
    – DublinMeUp
    Nov 17 '16 at 14:04

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