ID you will see that in the columns for Ubuntu Remove everything of STA that you have sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-kernel-source broadcom-sta-common broadcom-sta-source Install that again manually: ID you found in the steps above, we then search in the list below to find the matching PCI. I actually followed the instruction on linuxant’s site to the “T”. Back to top b43 – No Internet access If you do not have any other means of Internet access from Ubuntu, then you will have to download the firmware from another computer with Internet access, from an existing OS on another partition, or before you install Ubuntu. In this case, the revision version is rev 03 as shown inside the Parentheses

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My card is the so I download the broadcom-wl After a reboot the system may auto-load a different driver to the one you wanted to use.


Drivers for the Let’s just enumerate the driver for Broadcom chipsets and how they work with the Firmware from userspace is required for device operation. Linux Firmware Update On other cases looking for and installing the latest Linux Firmware would solve the issue. Removed from Linux at 2. Install the firmware-binstaller package and not the bcmwl-kernel-source package contrary to what is advised broadcim the table for 14e4: I had to undo the extra steps of editing the blacklist file.


I found the light wouldn’t come on when I switched it to the op position. A utility you can try is rfkill to get it to come on.

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ID you found in the steps above, we then search in the list below to find the matching PCI. All times are GMT Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. When satisfied, the relevant Broadcom proprietary driver will be acquired, the firmware within will be extracted and installed. This card is an onboard card in compaq us laptop. I assume you know the type model of your wireless card. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.

Read the Debugging section below brkadcom more information regarding this wireless device.

By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Preparing the System If you have just installed Ubuntu, you will need to build an index of available packages before we can install your driver if you have not done so already: Open a terminal window ctrl-alt-tand run. Fedora C2 – Wireless network drivers?

Can you be more specific? SET failed on device eth1 ; Operation not supported.

Hroadcom enabled the ATI Raedon driver first then the Broadcom driver this lead to the errors mentioned above. This should work well and in recent version of Ubuntu, Natty and Oneiric should “Just work”.


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Uninstall the bcmwl-kernel-source package by issuing the following command on a terminal:. To be clear with referencing the different IDs, make sure to consult the STA link above prior to reading on, and comprare to yours via:. Thanks for your valuable response. Unfortunatelly it doesn’t work for me.

If it works then add it to you RC files so it is executed every time you boot. On Ubuntu, you will need headers and tools. To lower or eliminate linjx dropping rate of your wireless device, try to position yourself where your wireless card can see only one router or at least one of the routers has a higher signal strength than the other one.

To check, run on the terminal software-properties-gtk and make sure all options on the Ubuntu Software Tab are enabled.

Pretty cool to me. This answer is based on an extensive research done by various Ubuntu users that worked together in almost broadcon issues related to Broadcom.