An Internet connection is required. Broadcom Corporation BCM Unfortunately I can’t post more than only 2 links here yet per post. July 13, at After you’ve uninstalled bfwcutter reboot your computer. January 1, at 3: October 4, at 3:

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Answer below is updated every time new information is added and confirmed working. This will have to do until Ubuntu Now the wireless should work. April 24, at 5: This fix it will work for me?

Broadcom wireless cards supported by the STA driver: I have a Gateway MT laptop. Before reading the points mentioned below, be sure to have all repositories enabled on your Ubuntu system.

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Installing kernel packages is rarely a risky thing because you can usually just fall back to an old one using the grub boot screen. In such case, which I assume happens quite often, since 1 The inherent dependency isn’t resolved and 2 There’s a break in the wl interface upon upgrades which may involve a kernel updatein such case, you should simply do the following two steps and I assume you don’t need to reinstall the WiFi ubunu sources: The solution was that this particular wireless device did not support 40 Mhz channels nor does it support Trying to help my roommate get his Broadcom controller to work in!


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ID you found bcm3 the steps above, we then search in the list below to find the matching PCI. May 22, at 4: April 11, at March 28, at June 25, at 7: Just installing the additional drivers, it works in my Dell Vostro Pepe Barrascout Ortiz says: So what you will need after this search is:.

Let us know how you get on You can either restart your pc or if this is a pain type the hroadcom commands in the terminal which will ‘switch on’ your wireless sudo modprobe -r b43 ssb wl then sudo modprobe wl. Wifi worked perfectly on 9.

Install Broadcom b43 and b43-legacy wireless driver in Ubuntu 14.04 / 13.10 / 12.04

August 26, at 2: NB if you’ve no access to a wired network on your machine you will need to download the bfwcutter package manually from hereas well as your card’s driver from here. I tried this on Ubuntu So here comes a hint for other noobs like me that I grabbed from here: November 6, at 7: Knowing what Broadcom Wireless Card you have There are dozens of Broadcom wireless cards and more seem to appear every day.


Broadcom Corporation BCM This did not work. Installing Windows drivers with NdisWrapper. If not already performed, connect the device to your system. Once solved, the solution will be added to this howto. Configure your wireless interface as appropriate. November 8, at 9: