Dell Inspiron E, the following steps alone , worked for me. Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. I’m having serious problems installing the Broadcom drivers for Ubuntu. 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:. After upgrading to Ubuntu Kat Amsterdam 2, 1 10

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Then save the file I was getting error messages in the terminal about not being able to save, but it actually did save properly.

I used user ‘bkratz’ solution on http: Did steps, worked for 14e4: Assuming you used the PCI.

Make sure you have the linux-headers package that matches your current kernel version, plus the appropriate generic header packages so that they are automatically updated on a kernel upgrade. The open-source brcmfmac driver is available from the brcm module of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community.

Debian — Details of package broadcom-sta-dkms in jessie

Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead? I managed to get it working for about 10 minutes before everything imploded.

There’s a bug report here concerning that Broadcom chip in Natty that similar to what you’re experiencing. Type bcm in Ubuntu Software CenterInstall “Installer Package for firmware for the b34 driver” firmware-binstaller Now it’s working wirelessly.


As Luis Alvarado’s answer mentions, Back to top b43 – No Internet access If you wireleess 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. So, in case it helps someone else in the same case as me, here is the necessary information: Following Andy’s instructions, first I removed and reinstalled the Broadcom drivers with: Jim Rogers 1 4.

There are dozens of Broadcom wireless cards and more seem to appear every day.

To be clear with referencing the different IDs, make sure wireles consult the STA link above prior to reading on, and comprare to yours via:. Let me offer a blunt and partly non-analytical solution: Uninstall the bcmwl-kernel-source package by issuing the following command on a terminal:.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

I’m not sure whether the guys responsible for packages would get to see this. What are the steps to sts Broadcom wireless drivers for a BCM43xx card? Copy the downloaded file to your home folder. Introduction and Background This answer is based on an extensive research done by various Ubuntu users that worked together in almost all issues related to Broadcom.


Please post their response to your report. It must be downloaded and extracted, which can be performed by the firmware-binstallerfirmware-b43legacy-installer or firmware-blpphy-installer packages during their installation.


You can either restart your pc or if this is a pain type the following commands in the terminal which will ‘switch on’ your wireless. Turns out the driver is in that one for the specific kernel version. Now the wireless should work. Great, this helped me!

Debian — Details of package broadcom-sta-common in stretch

The broadcom-sta package aims to offer an earlier version for a given release. After upgrading to Ubuntu I fixed my problem with the Broadcom bcm drivers. To find out which PCI.

Just go to Network Manager The network icon on the top panel. This was from the site http: