I’m not sure if this has been resolved. I’m a user with no advance knowledge in Linux, so I would need clear explanations on how to make, compile, etc. Read the Debugging section below for more information regarding this wireless device. To give an example, after going to point 1 mentioned above, If you had the Broadcom 14e4: If it doesn’t work or the command failed saying there is no such module, then you could try opening a terminal and type dmesg grep b43 If you see lines like: Broadcom B43 wireless driver alias:

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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: I only got it working in the past using NDISwrapper.

Secure Boot Issues On some specific scenarios, installing the drivers, be it in offline mode through various DEB packages or through apt-get with internet access, will not work if Secure Boot is not disabled.

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.

On some specific scenarios, installing the drivers, be it in offline mode through various DEB packages or through apt-get with internet access, will not work if Secure Boot is not disabled.

After all this, the system was ready–desktop and its files. Then go to the Wireless connection you are using, select it. 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.


networking – Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers – Ask Ubuntu

Debiian you have copied both files to your wireless-less computer, do the following: Click on it then select Edit Settings. Special thanks to chili who helped in the Ubuntu forums and on this site with browdcom 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.

View LQ Wiki Contributions. You can check it by running: In the meantime I’ve found some mentioning that that specific NIC should work with b43 but cannot try it out for myself.

Remember to have a clean system before installing it:. Wireless LAN Soft blocked: Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead?

bcm43xx – Debian Wiki

The first makes sure that the sta driver is in place, the second and third blacklist the two drivers brcmsmac and bcma which clash with the correct sta driver.

On this page I would select the corresponding architecture 32 or 64 but would also need to download the 3 package dependencies mentioned on that page as seen in the following image:.

Reboot After I did the above the wireless had to be unblocked by rfkill: Just installing the additional drivers, it works in my Dell Vostro The issue with your wifi is that you are using the one forced by Ubuntu, but that does not work.


Visit the following links: Link 1 – https: But basically follow this steps: I first thought I would edit Luis Alvarado’s 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. When that happens, first check if your card is indeed supported by the STA driver, deian to do that, open a terminal window ctrl-alt-t and run lspci -nn grep -i BCM The output will include the wireless card model, make sure it is among the models listed below.

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You must go to http: As I’ve found out, to systemize this a little, there are four driver families available: 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.

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What broaecom I do? Know that it some cases you need to have an updated Kernel version, since each new version of the Kernel introduces either new Network drivers, improvements over existing drivers or solves bugs regarding them.

Output of the lspci -nn -d 14e4: Put a in front of the line: Enable hardware-side power control default off int parm: