Before reading the points mentioned below, be sure to have all repositories enabled on your Ubuntu system. You may not vote on this poll. April 28th, 5. I used user ‘bkratz’ solution on http: This is simply a script to extract and install the b43 driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community. If you don’t remove original Wireless STA driver, you’ll run into problems. May 1st, 7.

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Let us know how you get on You can either restart your pc or if this is a pain type the following commands in the terminal which will ‘switch on’ your wireless sudo modprobe -r b43 ssb wl then sudo modprobe wl. I enabled the ATI Raedon driver first then the Broadcom driver this lead to the errors mentioned above.

networking – Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers – Ask Ubuntu

If you get error messages similar to: Broadcom Corporation BCM They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try broadcm things on your own. In some cases you will also need the revision version if it appears for some special cases.

This applies with all cases, except as noted. If it doesn’t work, please file a bug report as per the support article.


Once all of the required information is present, if the version of the driver you are using is the latest version available from the Ubuntu repositories, then one would want to e-mail the bdev mailing list following this procedure. If you’re not running Natty or Oneiric, your kernel probably won’t have this driver.

Did this problem not occur in a previous release? Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. May 1st, 7. Having a problem logging in? This will install all packages in that folder.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

Thank you, commenting blacklist bcm43xx out helped me in Ubuntu And I’ve also missed the fact that Ubuntu offers a link in the packages to the currently installed and running kernel and headers version in order to avoid defining the kernel version.

Install the firmware-binstaller package and not the bcmwl-kernel-source package contrary to what is advised in the table for 14e4: I always recommend removing and reinstalling the broadcom drivers using your terminal In a terminal type the following command sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-kernel-source then sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source This will then rebuild your driver.

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This is simply a script to extract and install the b43legacy driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community. There is a patch by SuD which dramatically improves the injection speed: Thank you very much.


Install the bfwcutter package. I see “wireless is disabled” in the right corner on the top of display: I’ll try to compile the mod without DMA and see what happens asap. Thanks for your help anyways Petronilla Escarabajo.: A utility you can try is rfkill to get it to come on.

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HOWTO: Bcm43xx Broadcom Drivers!

B43 supports the fragmentation attack, and it’s much broafcom stable than bcm43xx. You guys should add formatting and colors to your apt-get routine, it’s so much easier, especially for novice users, to understand what may have gone wrong.

Once solved, the solution will be added to this howto. I managed to get it working for about 10 minutes before everything imploded.

I had tried several solutions posted on the web for other Bgoadcom devices but they didn’t work. The first is the firmware-b43legacy-installer package. Please carefully read all instructions on this website.