To test the driver and remove the need for a computer restart use: Last edited by Timothy Miller; at Find More Posts by Timothy Miller. The sudo modprobe b43 command just sits there and does nothing at all. Lastly you build, install and use bfwcutter in the command line to extract the firmware from your firmware file.

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

This fix it will work for me? Originally Posted by Gordie This firmware will not render your wireless card inoperable in Windows. Page History Login to edit.

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 installed” then you are missing the appropriate generic linux-header package s.

July 30, at 8: Whats up with the broadcom anyway, always seems to be a snag for me an successful linux installation. I miss the easy install of drivers under windows but it is time to say “adios” to Microsoft.



July 16, at 5: After the first command: July 13, at 4: May 27, at 5: Common reasons for updating firmware include fixing bugs or adding features to the device. The bcmwl-kernel-source package should automatically blacklist the open source drivers gcm4311 that the STA driver is the only one in use.

Page 1 of 2. The b43 infrastructure is composed of two parts. July 27, at 8: Write a customer review.

Thanks this worked broafcom my Dell D w bcm September 11, at 3: This is simply a script to extract and install the b43legacy driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community. In my case bcmwl-kernel-source is not installed, Thus the indicated command advise that and do nothing. Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. Trying to help my roommate get his Broadcom controller to work in!

– BCM Wireless Not Working with Drivers Installed – Ask Ubuntu

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Subscribe to get the latest Linux news and how to guides directly on your e-mail! The sudo modprobe b43 does not respond. I have access to internet, the wired connection works fine.


August 14, at 6: I try the password I use for Linux but it says wrong password. I was almost giving up on this after a 3 day search.

[SOLVED] broadcom bcm no wifi

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 beoadcom. April 11, at 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.

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