On a HP running Ubuntu This package was perviously installed on my computer, but the Wifi wasn’t working no detection of any wireless network, since the upgrade to Ubuntu The reason why I am saying that is that I can get connected to my modem through windows but not through ubuntu, so there must be something about the driver that doesn’t allow ubuntu to connect to all kind of connection, excluding those on a channel above the That was that until the next reboot. Have just resurrected an old Dell Inspiron Look, installing drivers and other system stuff, it’s reasonable to get as verbose a feedback as possible, i. February 24, at 9:

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If your chipset is supported as per above, but doesn’t work, please file a bug following the b43 driver procedure below. Can anyone help please?

Broadcom wireless tip – Tried & Tested – Ubuntu MATE Community

For example, if you bgoadcom previously installed the bcmwl-kernel-source package, you will need to remove it by using the purge method: Now go to the last Tab in there that mentions IPv6 Settings. NDISwrapper This should only be used as a last resort, if the device is not supported by Linux kernel drivers e.

July 20, at 5: The necessary kernel module is automatically loaded for supported devices.


And add the headers dependency, you could remove them afterwards–and surely you’d have to rebuild the module upon kernel change. The aim of Ubuntu is to ensure all card models work automatically with no, or minimal configuration. However, if you press control-z to exit laj then finish the rest of the instructions reboot the wifi light comes on and it works.

Now after running a command sudo lshw -C network I’ve got the following info: I have a bit machine, but running Ubuntu I fixed my problem with the Broadcom bcm drivers. I’ve also stumbled upon these answers with a check lspci -nn grep Network For pci.

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Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt. I had tried several solutions posted on the web for other Broadcom devices but they didn’t work. September 17, at 5: Read the cookie policy here I agree – continue. This should work well and in laj version of Ubuntu, Natty and Oneiric should “Just work”. First uninstall the proprietary driver from ‘additional drivers”.

networking – Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers – Ask Ubuntu

Step 3 was a key step for me. Remember to have a clean system before installing it: Every time I type the sudo command it asks for a password. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site the association bonus does not count. To give an example, after going to point 1 mentioned above, If you had the Broadcom 14e4: Identifying Your Broadcom Rboadcom Chipset With this information, you may assess what drivers are supported for your card, and how to switch to a different driver from the instructions below.


Thanks for your valuable response.

After you’ve uninstalled bfwcutter reboot your computer. August 14, at 6: Partners Support Community Ubuntu. In some particular cases, after installing the firmware-binstaller you need to remove the b43 module, enable it again and even proceed to unblock with rfkill:.

Run the following commands to get the Wifi properly working: If it doesn’t work or the command failed saying there is no such module, then you could try opening a terminal and type. Relatively new to Linux and Ubuntu, have used a Wifi stick on my Dell for ages now, but with your help freed from that hassle!! You must go to http: