Can u tell me how to install this driver. I have a problem with my wifi adapter before and tried many broadcom drivers but still it didn’t work. Let me offer a blunt and partly non-analytical solution:. In some particular cases, after installing the firmware-binstaller you need to remove the b43 module, enable it again and even proceed to unblock with rfkill:. 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. Open Synaptic and use bfwcutter and firmware-blpphy-installer instead of bcmwl-kernel-source or any other.

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The router in that case was actually broadcasting with a forced 40 Mhz and on WiFi-N only.

Before reading the points mentioned below, be sure to have all repositories enabled on your Ubuntu system. Linux Firmware Update On other cases looking for and installing the latest Linux Firmware would solve the issue. I updated yesterday to Click the Reload button in the upper left corner of Synaptic to refresh your index then search for and reinstall bbroadcom package named bcmwl-kernel-source.


If you’re not seeing that, something else has been loaded in and you need to blacklist that. When that happens, first check if your card is indeed supported by the STA driver, and to do that, open a terminal window ctrl-alt-t and run.

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Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt. To unload and blacklist: In some particular cases, after installing the firmware-binstaller you need to remove the b43 brladcom, enable it again and even proceed to unblock with rfkill:.

Installing bfwcutter via apt-get, I get the while firmware-blpphy-installer requires the Run the following commands to get the Wifi properly working:. If you’re behind on versions, I’d suggest the upgrade but for a quick fix, broadco can take a look at the mainline kernels and try one of those.

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Unfortunately I can’t post more than only 2 links here yet per post. Message 5 of Check you current kernel version as follows third entry: First check if it hard-blocked. ID in this example is 14e4: Although Ubuntu is meant to be versatile, beautiful, and easy to use for everyone, packages still are prone to dependency faults.


In this case, try reintalling the driver from the GUI or shell like this: Message 8 of Hi, My laptop HP dm1z lspci says: Roberto 51 1 1. If your connection drops very often, it means you are almost in the middle of both router devices.

Install the “B43 driver” for wireless. Configure your wireless interface as appropriate. Instructions for installation may be found later in this article.

This was from the site http: For cases where you get repeated: If it works then add it to you RC files so snd is executed every time you boot. I have a Lenovo st as well.

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Message 10 of Even more flaky than the STA driver. This answer is based on an extensive research done by various Ubuntu users that worked together in almost all issues related to Broadcom. Yi Jiang 1 12