Your Wi-Fi should work as intended. Please post their response to your report. First uninstall the proprietary driver from ‘additional drivers”. Find More Posts by ardvark If you’re not seeing that, something else has been loaded in and you need to blacklist that.

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If you don’t remove original Wireless STA driver, you’ll run into problems.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Posted with my now-working wireless connection.

Join Date Oct Beans Suggested by additional drivers. Ataraxio Panzetta 1 1 6. Make sure you’re not having an unresolved linux-headers 430, cf. Unfortunately I can’t post more than only 2 links here yet per post.

NDISwrapper This should only be used as a last resort, if the device is not supported by Linux kernel drivers e. If it doesn’t work, please file a bug report as per the support article.

Thanks for your help anyways Petronilla Escarabajo.: The necessary kernel module is automatically loaded for supported devices. Once solved, the solution will be added to this howto. The first is the firmware-b43legacy-installer 3420.


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Petronilla Escarabajo 1, 7 7. For example, if you have previously installed the bcmwl-kernel-source package, you will need to remove it by using the purge method: In the command below replace drivername with the driver you want to blacklist: Registration is quick, simple and absolutely isb.

Originally Posted by ardvark71 Hi To find out your current kernel use the command: So what you will need after this search is: On Ubuntu, you will need headers and tools. Find More Posts by astrogeek. Installing kernel packages is rarely a risky thing because you can usually just fall 43200 to an old one using the grub boot screen.

Join Date Oct Beans 1. After broadco all packages and dependencies, you can proceed on copying all packages to a single folder and running the dpkg command as mentioned on step 4 above. 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.


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.

As per the Broadcom readme file for driver version 6. I have just been using Linux for two weeks now so excuse my noobishness.

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A utility you can try is rfkill to get it to come on. Search for the package in the Ubuntu Package Repositories Make sure you select the correct architecture Bit, Bit, etc. This guy knows his stuff. Broadclm USB wifi drivers Thank you, worked a treat! This problem was solved by the following steps: