If the previous steps worked for you then make it permanent with the following command:. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy , Privacy Policy , and our Terms of Service. As per below you requested to know if Intrepid Alpha 5 fixed it. Also install the Linux headers first: On first boot, suitable firmware was not present, and I was not prompted by the restricted devices manager. Bug Watch Updater bug-watch-updater on

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Ubuntu – Installing the BCM using NDISwrapper – Strika

Then download the DEB Package from here: Lastly the Guide to all Broadcom Drivers found in Ubuntu which shows the following list For more information, visit the link provided, it covers much more: Right now the models that I have listed here are the ones I have tested or were tested about other Ubuntu users:.

If after doing that it still doesn’t work, I’d advise you do what I’ve done to install drivers for lesser-recognized wireless devices. Please add a comment to what you had to do to get it to work if this was possible, as well as a URL to an outstanding Launchpad bug report to address the issues encountered.

You should then be able to test via a LiveCD.

Below is an explanation of the steps involved. The problem is that I have to do that every time I start the computer, cause blacklist is not working to inhibit ssb loading. In both cases, before and after doing the steps provided here, check the Wireless button or switch in your laptop to see if it works.


For info, please visit http: What confuses me is that they say the kernel autoloader should have done the “right thing. If there is something for me to post that might help connect it to this issue, or would tell if I should submit a separate bug report please let me know. If you use Bluetooth, there will be interference in the 2. Linksys Unknown device [ And then you removed network-manager The ndiswrapper package utilizes the Windows closed source drivers to activate your WiFi card.

In gutsy I got my wireless working after following this thread to use ndiswrapper: Add API to retrieve the number of supported This has not been fixed. Open a new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the firmware: Now we need to add all the dysfunctional b43 modules to the blacklist to prevent them from loading at boot; we are doing this because NDISwrapper will do this job for them.

Joe “Rotund” Tennies joe-tennies wrote on No, don’t use that one.

Now the problem is that it wouldn’t get an IP. HP compaq nx and getting from lshw -C network. No – It doesn’t work at all, has degraded performance, or requires manual configuration to make it work.


Ubuntu 9.04 – Installing the BCM4309 using NDISwrapper

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. The card was working fine prior to upgrading to 8.

Just go to Network Manager The network icon on the top panel. Larry, The behavior is pretty weird.

Ubuntu: Lubuntu Wireless Driver for BCM [14e] (rev 02) [duplicate] – ToonTricks

I have several in various states of disrepair, the newest being a Thanks for the help though. See full activity log. Once all ubujtu the required information is present, if the version of the driver you are using is the latest version available from the Ubuntu repositories, then one would want to e-mail the uhuntu mailing list following this procedure.

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.