I tried the installation of the broadcom-sta-common package. First one solwed it! 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. I then removed the proprietary Broadcom driver using Driver Manager. Running lshw -C network: Right after installation, the wireless worked, however, after installing the 97 updates that were needed and rebooting, there is no wifi to be had ethernet works fine though, that’s how I’m posting this.

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Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. This way you make sure that the driver you installed works correctly:. February 26th, 7.

If you have an old version of Ubuntu It only creates false hits in the search engines. Broadcom Corporation physical id: If you want to get involved, click one of kbuntu buttons! For some models, all of the above ways of installing the drivers will not work correctly. If you still have issues after doing any of the mentioned solutions, bccm43228 look here if your problem is already mentioned: It will however work with another installation method mentioned here.


WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx – Community Help Wiki

If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is the latest version available as per BroadcomBroadcom wants you to send them an email about this to linux-wlan-client-support-list broadcom. Bringing old hardware back to life. As a convenience, Ubuntu offers two versions of this driver: By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

For this cases, some users have reported the following to work:. Running lshw -C network: This way you make bcm433228 that the driver you installed works correctly: About problems due to upgrading. Post as a broaddom Name. After that, go to uvuntu where you left the downloaded package and double click on it to install.

Make sure you have the linux-headers package that matches your current broarcom version, plus the appropriate generic header packages so that they are automatically updated on a kernel upgrade. For this type of scenarios you can do the following I recommend installing Synaptic for GUI management: Sign up using Email and Password.

So, I just updated and installed Grub from Lxle. The first is the firmware-b43legacy-installer package. I then removed the proprietary Broadcom driver using Driver Manager. Page History Login to edit.


Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA wireless driver source

Common problems can be:. If not brodcom install each of them: Broadcom Corporation BCM However, if you want to do it manually then the instructions are as follows: Note that if you have ANY of the following wireless cards, this will be the common way to install them:.

With Synaptic type b43 in the Search box: The second is the b43 driver, maintained upstream by the Linux kernel community. Please provide the router manufacturer, model, and firmware version.

Install all needed packages that you have downloaded. For some of this the following will solve their issues Remember to remove ANY other previous Broadcom drivers installed and afterwards have rebooted the PC.