Lots of people see “Broadcom” and jump on this but it’s not compatible with the which is newer. So what you will need after this search is: Removed from Linux at 2. You can try to use Broadcoms hybrid driver with patch. Sadly does not work for me. Then in a terminal, execute: Then save the file I was getting error messages in the terminal about not being able to save, but it actually did save properly.

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Is the Broadcom non-free driver turned on there? If it works then add it to you RC files so bbroadcom is executed every time you boot. March 27, at 6: Finally I’ve solved the problem myself, but I’m not sure how.

I have that one, but it seems I can’t catch the modems set on a channel above July 4, at 6: Let me offer broaadcom blunt and partly non-analytical solution: 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: The ndiswrapper package utilizes the Windows closed source drivers to activate your WiFi card. May 22, at 4: Configure your wireless interface as appropriate.


I am not technical person but i find it very hard to make my wifi work can anybody help?

Install Broadcom b43 wireless driver in Ubuntu /

Troubleshooting Examine the kernel ring buffer dmesg 1 to verify the required firmware files are being loaded by the driver. After a reboot the system may auto-load a different driver to the one you wanted to use.

ID does not actually correspond. Answer below is updated every time new information is added and confirmed working.

networking – Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers – Ask Ubuntu

Did steps, worked for 14e4: And I’ve also missed the fact that Ubuntu offers a link in the packages to the currently installed and running kernel and headers version in order to avoid defining the kernel version.

This did not work.

My wireless card is BCM Remove everything of STA that you have sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-kernel-source broadcom-sta-common broadcom-sta-source Install that again manually: Please post their response to your report. Sadly does not work for me.

That was that until the next reboot. Yes worked on August 6, at 4: Neither the Ubuntu bxm43 https: Find somewhere with a wired connection. Go to terminal and type sudo apt-get remove bcmwl-kernel-source sudo apt-get install bfwcutter sudo apt-get install firmware-binstaller Then restart the machine and enable wireless.


With this information you will be able to evaluate better what the source of the problem could be when you arrive at a broadcmo end. September 3, at After this command you should see as this has been deferred upon incapacity to compile during the installation procedure of the STA WiFi driver source files:.

December 20, at 6: 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 updatein such case, you should simply do the following two steps and I assume you don’t need to reinstall the WiFi driver sources:.

Here are instructions for manual installation: Whats up with the broadcom anyway, always seems to be a snag for me an successful linux installation.