Broadcom wireless cards supported by the STA driver: Please include only one not both of the following corresponding to which driver series you are filing a report against: MarkovCh1 1, 1 15 Assuming you used the PCI. I’ve been having a nice double-liner: Reply JimmyMac Dec 10, Everything was going pretty good until I tried to connect to my wifi network.

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First I uninstalled bcmwl-kernel-source Then installed firmware-binstaller and bfwcutter which rebuilt the wifi drivers. To check, run on the terminal software-properties-gtk and make sure all options on the Ubuntu Software Tab are enabled.

First check if it hard-blocked. Purge the bcmwl-kernel-source package: 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. I was about to compile the driver with the source from broadcom.

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Here are instructions for manual installation: Again, this should be resolved by repeated reboots until the firmware is loaded properly. Reply Hutch May 29, 5: The bcmwl-kernel-source package aims to offer a later version for a given release. Broafcom Amsterdam 2, 1 9 Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct.

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Unfortunately, the wireless card is off whenever I reboot, so I created a script with the above two modprobe commands to liunx whenever I reboot.

Unfortunatelly it doesn’t work for me. After I did the above the wireless had to be unblocked by rfkill: Is the Broadcom non-free driver turned on broadcpm Open a new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the firmware: And yes, your driver module works Step 3b: First I uninstalled bcmwl-kernel-source Then installed firmware-binstaller and bfwcutter which rebuilt the wifi drivers I then had to restart. A computer restart may be required before using the wifi card.

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Reply Ajo Paul Feb 16, 3: Thanks in advance for help. After you find in the list below the correct package we then proceed with the installation. My card is the so I download the broadcom-wl As I’ve found out, to systemize this a little, there are four driver families available: I will only manually award the bounty to a question that provides a step-by-step solution to make the BCM work if that works for similar chipsets too, that’s fine and should be noted.


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On other cases looking for and installing the latest Linux Firmware would solve the issue. An Internet connection is required. An example would be the Lenovo S which uses the 14e4: Broadcom Corporation BCM If you’re not running Natty or Oneiric, your kernel probably won’t have brooadcom driver.

The issue with your wifi is that you are using the one forced by Ubuntu, but that does not work. There’s a bug report here concerning that Broadcom chip in Natty that similar to what you’re experiencing.

Introduction and Background This answer is based on an extensive research done by various Ubuntu users that worked together in almost all issues related to Broadcom.