In such case, which I assume happens quite often, since 1 The inherent dependency isn’t resolved and 2 There’s a break in the wl interface upon upgrades which may involve a kernel update , in such case, you should simply do the following two steps and I assume you don’t need to reinstall the WiFi driver sources: This guy knows his stuff. I’m having serious problems installing the Broadcom drivers for Ubuntu. Copy the downloaded file to your home folder. As I’ve found out, to systemize this a little, there are four driver families available: Install the firmware-binstaller package.

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Again, a problem with DMA. Perhaps we should create a list of Wireless brozdcom that work with this BCM43xx method? Your Wi-Fi should work as intended. I guess it builds kernel or driver dependencies or both. If you’ve already installed it, remove it. NDISwrapper This should only be used as a last resort, if the device is not supported by Linux kernel drivers e.


Now it just waits a second before resuming at a lower rate. A utility you can try is rfkill to get it to come on.

NB if you’ve no access to a wired network on your machine you will need to download the bfwcutter package manually from hereas well as your card’s driver from here.


To begin with,if you already have bfwcutter installed, you need to reinstall it, please run: You may not vote on this poll. Install the “B43 driver” for wireless.

I’ve been experiencing the same issues with my If you are having a WiFi issue, please see below on getting this addressed. Originally Posted by jasonmanchu.

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To find out your current kernel use the command: Following Andy’s instructions, first I removed and reinstalled the Broadcom drivers with: However, if you want to do it manually then the instructions are as follows: Remember to have a clean system before installing it: The section describing the procedure for bcmwl-kernel-source and the STA drivers, which you reproduce here, does not apply to every 43XX card – it certainly doesn’t apply to my By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.

Broadcom Limited BCM To be clear with referencing the different IDs, make sure to consult the STA link above prior to reading on, and comprare to yours via: You obviously need to be careful if you have another wireless device that might be using a conflicting driver as if you blacklist it, you’ll break that one too: Special thanks to chili who helped in the Ubuntu forums and on this site with many questions related to Wireless devices and to others who have contributed through E-Mail, chats, IRC and more in testing various drivers with several of the most popular Broadcom Wireless cards Huge Thanks to Chili really.


April 28th, 5. Honest, I’m not trying to belittle your contributions. April 25th, 1.

I pressed F10 to save settings and restarted. Sean F 1 3. Check you current kernel version as follows third entry: The first is the firmware-binstaller package. Remove everything of STA that you have sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-kernel-source broadcom-sta-common broadcom-sta-source Install that again manually: Broadcom Corporation physical id: No ndiswrapper, bcutter etc needed!

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