BB code is On. You need to be running at least 2. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Sun Nov 27, The reason why I am saying that is that I can get connected to my modem through windows but not through ubuntu, so there must be something about the driver that doesn’t allow ubuntu to connect to all kind of connection, excluding those on a channel above the Fri Nov 25, 7:

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Uninstall the bcmwl-kernel-source package by issuing the following command on a terminal: So I just need to download and install that file with nothing else needed? After you’ve uninstalled bfwcutter reboot your computer. Roberto 51 1 1.

Firmware is just the interface to the hardware and how broadcon handle that device via the kernel module; Quote:. Sun Nov 27, 5: Open Software Centersearch and install the following packages, bfwcutter firmware-blpphy-installerer Reboot once.

Scary, I know but you won’t break anything.

Now, I don’t use Slackware, so I might be missing something, and if so no doubts someone with more experience than I will give you more information. I would say you’ll need that file and https: Identifying Your Broadcom BCM43xx Chipset With this information, you may assess what drivers are supported for your card, and how to switch to a different driver from the instructions below.


0. Introduction and Background

Then go to the Wireless connection you are using, select it. It could have been any file name.

The kernel help talks about getting the firmware. This guy knows his stuff. So, in case it helps someone else in the same case as me, here is the necessary information: By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

networking – Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers – Ask Ubuntu

Followed this step by step and it worked! Sun Nov 27, 7: Your Wi-Fi should work as intended.

You broadcim should add formatting and colors to your apt-get routine, it’s so much easier, especially for novice users, to understand what may have gone wrong. My card is the so I download the broadcom-wl Look at the instructions; https: When you post dmesg, please post it all, to a pastebin site.

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[SOLVED] broadcom bcm no wifi

You provide the firmware and remove then reload the module. Sorry I am such a pain. The bcmwl-kernel-source package depends on the linux-headers packages so you may need to first retrieve the appropriate package s from the online repositories.

The broadcom-sta package aims to offer an earlier version for a given release.


Type bcm in Ubuntu Software CenterInstall “Installer Package for firmware for the b34 driver” firmware-binstaller Now it’s working wirelessly. Unfortunately I can’t post more than only 2 links here yet per post. Partners Support Community Ubuntu. Page 1 of 2. If the version of the driver you are using rboadcom the repository is an older version than that available from Broadcom, then contacting them would not apply.

Link 1 – https: External Links Upstream b43 and b43legacy kernel driver http: Thanks for your valuable response.