And add the headers dependency, you could remove them afterwards–and surely you’d have to rebuild the module upon kernel change. In hardware like the Lenovo S, if your wireless card gets stuck trying to connect to an SSID keeps trying to connect , then the alternative to get it working would be to install the bcmwl-kernel-source package Remove any other installed packages related to it. An Internet connection is required. Knowing what Broadcom Wireless Card you have There are dozens of Broadcom wireless cards and more seem to appear every day. Thank you, worked for me as well! My wireless device shows up as “wlan0”, right where ndiswrapper put it.

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I enabled the ATI Raedon driver first then the Broadcom driver this lead to the ljnux mentioned above. This includes any installations using apt-get, linuux, synaptic, dpkg, software center or manual compilation and installation of the packages. Just installing the additional drivers, it works in my Dell Vostro Instead, an investigation would need to occur to see if the version available for your release should be updated. As a convenience, Ubuntu offers two versions of this driver: For more granular support information, please see broadco wiki page here.


If it doesn’t work, please file a bug report as per the support article. Find More Posts by slso Once you have reinstalled bfwcutter either by running sudo apt-get install bfwcutter or by using the.

And yes, i was wrong, firmware isnot included with Ubuntu for liscening reason for the Broadom card. I’ve brodacom working on getting this damn wireless garbage to work for I don’t know how many days now. I’m not sure of what I’ve done. Before reading the points mentioned below, be sure to have all repositories enabled on your Ubuntu system.

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Firmware is not packaged by the Debian Project.


I still have to disconnect and reconnect every time I start the broadclm, but it’s nothing compared to no connection at all. I pressed F10 to save settings and restarted. Uninstall the bcmwl-kernel-source package by issuing the following command on a terminal: Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. Of course, no success here.

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I hope this helps, and I’m cautious of generalizing linx above path to resolve the mass issue. Thanks for your valuable response. If not already performed, connect the device to your system.

Internal cards To identify a card that was installed inside your computer prior to purchase, please open a Terminal and execute: The bfwcutter package will need to be installed.



After you’ve uninstalled bfwcutter reboot your computer. This package contains Broadcom If it does not match, then you are not running the patched module.

Step 3 was a key step for me. Just give it a try, if it works, awesome, if it doesn’t there are so many more solutions offered which are notably more analytical and proficient.

Thanks a lot this work for me. That was that until the next reboot. In my case installing firmware-blpphy-installer from synaptic did the trick. Now it just waits a second before resuming at a lower rate.

The first makes sure that the sta driver is in place, the second and third blacklist the two drivers brcmsmac and bcma which clash with the correct sta driver. Then run cd broadcom-wl Open Software Centersearch and install the following packages.