Thanks for everyone’s help! The second is the b43 driver, maintained upstream by the Linux kernel community. Broadcom Corporation BCM If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is an older version than that available from Broadcom, then contacting them would not apply. The broadcom-sta package aims to offer an earlier version for a given release.

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Except for the fact that I’ve spent the last 24 hours trying to get my wifi to work. See Also Wireless Troubleshooting Guide https: January 9th, 6.


For installation instructions, please see here. Installing Windows drivers with NdisWrapper.

External Links Upstream b43 and b43legacy kernel driver http: If you wish to permanently use the open source drivers then remove the bcmwl-kernel-source package: Thanks for everyone’s help! August 2nd, 5. August 1st, 4. I can’t get broadckm Broadcom BCM wifi on This is simply a script to extract and install the b43 driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community.


Make sure that the firmware-binstaller and the bfwcutter packages are brkadcom of course you will need internet by others means:. Post as a guest Name.

The time now is Sign up using Email and Password. As per the Broadcom readme file for driver version 6. Did this problem not occur in a previous release?

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Back to top STA – No Internet access If you do not have any other means of Internet access on your computer, you can install the bcmwl-kernel-source package from the restricted folder under.

If your chipset is supported as per above, but doesn’t work, please file a bug bcm4313 the b43 driver procedure below. However, I did something else and got it working. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

The aim of Ubuntu is to ensure all card models work automatically with no, or minimal configuration. The broadcom-sta package aims to offer an earlier version for a given release.

Page History Login to edit. If you’re on kernel 3. Broadcom Corporation BCM I know that the instructions here work but it needs to be done for every new kernel version.


Double click on the package to install or in a Terminal issue the following commands: Internal cards To identify a card that was installed inside your computer prior to purchase, please open a Terminal and execute: To find out your current kernel use the command: That command is rather pointless without instructions about which options the reader is supposed reconfigure.

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In the command below replace drivername with the driver you want to blacklist: The bcmwl-kernel-source package depends on the linux-headers packages so you may need to first retrieve the appropriate package s from the online repositories.