The following instructions explain how to extract the required firmware. An Internet connection is required. Toggle line numbers Code: Just starting out and have a question? To find out your current kernel use the command: 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.

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There are no linux drivers for the lniux Broadcom BCM wireless card. Then back to System, Administration then to Windows wireless drivers. Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled.

The ndiswrapper package utilizes the Windows closed source drivers to activate your WiFi card. However after entering the correct password, it still won’t connect and after a minute or so, it asks for the password again.

Broadcom BCM wireless adapter is there but it doesn’t work

When my wireless tries to come on my sound begins to stutter. Please include only one not both of the following corresponding to which driver series you are filing a report against: Broadcom Corporation BCM Thanks I am what you would call a newbie LOL.


NDISwrapper This should only be used as a last resort, if the device is not supported by Linux kernel drivers e. Find More Posts by TroN You will also need the broadcomm package which is usually included on the install media or can be downloaded from the official online repositories.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

Broadcom BCM wireless adapter is there but it doesn’t work Glad you got it pinux have fun! Using Windows’ binary drivers: Broadcom BCM wireless adapter is there but it doesn’t work Hey that got it working. I think I am having a problem nroadcom my sound conflicting with my wlan. I found the above link while looking in this one http: Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt. This can be done with the following command: Find More Posts by viriiguy.

Intel card works perfectly without any configuration. I use my wireless card. I haven’t actually gotten on a wireless network yet haven’t been near a public one yetbut I do see some when i do “iwlist wifi0 scan”, so i assume it’s working. Note that you can only follow one of the two guides, not both. Please provide the router manufacturer, model, and firmware version.


I’ve done a fresh install of Natty The bfwcutter package will need to be installed. Find More Posts by sjr. But my bandwidth is about bytes per second. If you are having a WiFi issue, please see below on getting this addressed.

Want to know which application is best for the job? Yes that link suggest that if you are using Ubuntu you install the required software by Quote: If you do not have internet access on the device that has a b43 supported broadcom wireless chipset and would like to use b43, follow this link instead: Instructions for installation may be found later in this article.

Copy the downloaded file to your home folder. Join Date Apr Beans Hidden! I am going to take your advice and load a new version today.