For me the b43 installer in the repos does the trick. Worked perfect in version 12 as well. That’s still a matter of Ubuntu choosing the correct package. SOME Broadcom wireless drivers can be installed opening a terminal and running sudo apt-get install firmware-binstaller Then enter your password and Y when asked. I just can believe it was so simpleā€¦ I tried everything to get mey wireless working. Worked like a champ, I really appreciate you keeping this info out there! As I am new to Ubuntu and it was easy step to follow.

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There is no point in continuing to have Ubuntu install STA drivers that bvm4311 work wiith hardware, which is what has happened since natty. After browsing tons of useless forums and sites I finally found this blog. I pressed F10 to save settings and restarted. Been trying to get mine to work for days!

Ubuntu 11.10 getting wireless BCM4311 working

Wireless Network Issues Ubuntu: Join Date Jun Beans 2. If 11.40 is anything I can do just let me know. In it, please ensure all of the below is provided if missing: Well, the fact currently is: Then in a terminal, execute: Install the bfwcutter package.


Francisco, That did the trick for me.

Put a in front of the line: This solution is very simple, and very efective too. Broadcom wireless cards supported by the STA driver: Unable to connect to wireless network – Broadcom BCM Kubuntu installation was easy and I am impressed by the Kubuntu interface, but I soon noticed that it was not detecting my wireless router, which works fine for everything else Dell, Sony Bravia TV and also an internet radio.

When I type sudo lspci -v in my terminal, I get the following output:.

[ubuntu] BCM firmware not working in ubuntu – Page 3

Denis denis-dellsale wrote on I had just noticed that the STA driver didn’t like that hardware at least one release earlier kernel panics and had gotten used to using B If your connection drops every so often some users have suggested to set IPv6 to Ignore. Page History Login to edit. Just starting out and have a question? You are commenting using your Facebook account. I also installed Wicd Network Manager but that just confirmed what I knew.


How can I get Broadcom BCM Wireless working? – Ask Ubuntu

Going to install b43 and see if that works. So what you will need after this search is: I have tried the different workarounds listed above without success. Gary M garym on Shall I use the same commands? Other bug subscribers Subscribe someone else. The default used driver is bcmwl but bcm does not work with it.

May 6th, Worked for me to. To give an example, after going to point 1 mentioned above, If you had the Broadcom 14e4: You will also need the bfwcutter package which is usually included on the install media or can be downloaded from the official online repositories.