An Internet connection is required. The following instructions explain how to extract the required firmware. The tip from Ja was great too. It was very easy for me to follow. After I followed the steps I restarted and every thing worked great. This saved my life! July 5, at 5:

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June 20, at December 22, at 5: Selecting previously unselected package bcmwl-kernel-source.


Will now run Ubuntu properly, and Linux Mint from a usb flash drive. Find More Posts by Ztcoracat. January 6, at 1: If you see the message “Module build for the currently running kernel was skipped since the kernel source for this kernel does not seem to be ubunti then you are missing the appropriate generic linux-header package s.

I tried to install but when I’m installing the kernel terminal give me this error: The relevant driver has built-in logic to probe the actual ubunntu, for example: Page History Login to edit. Status changed to ‘Confirmed’ because the bug affects multiple users. With my other devices, phone, tablet and in windows 8.


When satisfied, the relevant Broadcom proprietary driver will be acquired, the firmware within will be extracted and installed. An Internet connection is required.

The second is the b43 driver, maintained upstream by the Linux kernel community. Thank for they’re help. My Ethernet was not working so I had to download the Linux Firmware nonfree drivers from packages.

Dell InspironBroadcom bcm wireless adapter, Ubuntu It worked for me after uninstalling bcmwl driver and installing b43, hcm43 rebooting.

How to Fix Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless Driver on Ubuntu and Linux Mint

May 11, at 8: Make sure you have the linux-headers package that matches your current kernel version, plus the appropriate generic header packages so that they are automatically updated on a kernel upgrade.

Preparing to unpack wireless-bcmdkms July 16, at 5: As this driver is closed source, fixes in the driver itself may only be provided by Broadcom. The ndiswrapper package utilizes the Windows closed source drivers to activate your WiFi card.

Once all of the required information is present, if the version of the driver you are using is the bcm4 version available from the Ubuntu repositories, then one would want to e-mail the bdev mailing list following this procedure. January 1, at 3: April 26, at 4: Back to top STA – No Internet access If you do not have any other means of Internet access on your computer, you can install the bcmwl-kernel-source package from the restricted folder under.


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This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. I have tried the patch but it is not working for me.

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