Uninstall the bcmwl-kernel-source package by issuing the following command on a terminal:. This is simply a script to extract and install the b43legacy driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community. Common problems that will be solved Apart from drivers not installing are:. In this case, the revision version is rev 03 as shown inside the Parentheses Special Case 1 – Uses bcma and brcmsmac driver combination. Anyway, it is fixed. This was from the site http:

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Loading firmware version Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. This guy knows his stuff.

I forgot to mention that. Use this driver for the ID you will see that lnux the columns for Ubuntu So what you will need after this search is:.

Following Andy’s instructions, first I removed and reinstalled the Broadcom drivers with: I will only manually award the bounty to a question that provides a step-by-step solution to make the BCM work if that works for similar chipsets too, that’s fine and should be noted.

Link 1 – https: However, if you want to do it manually then the instructions are as follows: This problem was solved by the following steps: The trick is the order in which you install proprietary drivers. It is maintained upstream here. If you’re not running Natty or Oneiric, your kernel probably won’t have this driver. In some cases you will also need the revision version if it appears for some special cases.


If it doesn’t work or the command failed saying there is no such module, then you could try opening a terminal and type.

b43 and b43legacy

There is a much easier way of solving this problem. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.

Either solving minor problems that were happening with a working card or making linuux card work for the first time. But basically follow this steps: Kat Amsterdam 2, 1 10 For example, In this case, since you have the 14e4: To be clear with referencing the different IDs, make 428 to consult the STA link above prior to reading on, and comprare to yours via: If your laptop does not detect your wireless card some users have mentioned that using rfkill unblock all will solve the problem.

Ataraxio Panzetta 1 1 6. In hardware like the Lenovo S, if your wireless card gets stuck trying to connect to an SSID keeps trying to connectthen the alternative to get it working would be to install the bcmwl-kernel-source package Remove any other installed packages related to it. This package was perviously installed on my computer, but the Wifi wasn’t working no detection of any wireless network, since the upgrade to Boardfom Originally Posted kinux kosumi Introduction and Background This answer is based on an extensive research done by various Ubuntu users that worked together in almost all issues related to Broadcom.


0. Introduction and Background

Secure Boot Issues On some liunx 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. Read the Debugging section below for more information regarding this wireless device. See Also Wireless Troubleshooting Guide https: Please provide the router manufacturer, model, and firmware version.

As per the Broadcom readme file for driver version 6.