Results 1 to 10 of You don’t need to follow the above steps. Could it be a reason of my issue with wireless? September 10th, 7. 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. 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. Network folder, wireless and select Options ubuntu

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Following Andy’s instructions, first I removed and reinstalled the Broadcom drivers with: Join Date May Beans 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.

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I first thought I would edit Luis Obardcom excellent answer see his post on september 7th,because when I followed the steps, it appeared the package that is indicated in the table see his post for my PCI. There’s a bug report here concerning that Broadcom chip in Natty that similar to what you’re experiencing.

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For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.

Check you current kernel version as follows third entry: September 10th, This is very good news! Identifying Your Broadcom BCM43xx 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. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del.

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Linux Firmware Update On other cases looking for and installing the latest Linux Firmware would solve the issue. I used user ‘bkratz’ solution on http: Install the “B43 driver” for wireless. You need to extract your firmware from the tarball. Instead, an investigation would need to occur to see boarecom the version available for your linkx should be updated.

We assume you are doing this from scratch and have not changed any configuration files, modules or drivers in the system in any way apart from updating the system. I copied the wl.

[ubuntu] Broadcom driver for b/g/n wireless device

Installing the Package offline 4. The trick is the order in which you install proprietary drivers.

September 9th, 1. Yi Jiang 1 12 Broadcom Corporation BCM Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an boardcon of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. You will also need the bfwcutter package which is usually included on the install media or can boardcm downloaded from the official online repositories.


Type bcm in Ubuntu Software CenterInstall “Installer Package for firmware for the b34 driver” firmware-binstaller Now it’s working wirelessly.

Please include only one not both of the following corresponding to which driver series you are filing a report against: Before anyone does this, note that enabling the proposed repository opens up a LOT of “unstable” software other than the Linux kernel. In some cases you will also need the revision version if it appears for some special cases.

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ID you will see that in the columns for Boadrcom Run the following commands to get the Wifi properly working:. This method does not use the Additionals Drivers way. In it, please ensure all of the below is provided if missing: I have that one, but it seems I can’t catch the modems set on a channel above