View Full Version : Ubuntu wont connect to airport?

Jul 10, 2011, 08:59 AM
Hi there,
I have installed ubuntu 10 on my powermac g4 and everything works well but internet. It shows the available connections but wont connect.
Please can you help me!

Jul 10, 2011, 06:12 PM
I don't have a link handy, but to get Airport working on Ubuntu you'll need a proprietary Broadcom driver. Google "ubuntu airport driver" and you should find what you need.

Jul 11, 2011, 03:54 AM
A quick search of the Ubuntu archives pulled this up:


Though it is a bit old, it is good info that points to some even better articles. If you have not yet signed up for the forums, I cannot stress it enough as a long time user of Linux on both PC and PPC hardware.

Also getting onto #Freenode via IRC and joining the #Ubuntu channel can do wonders if you have another computer handy with an internet connection.