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WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx – Community Help Wiki

Install the bfwcutter package. Broadcom Corporation BCM Back to top Switching between drivers If you card is supported by more than one driver then use the modprobe command to test the drivers.

If you are having a WiFi issue, please see below on getting this bcm320. Results 1 to 10 of Back to top b43 – No Internet access If you do 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.

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When satisfied, the relevant Broadcom proprietary driver will be acquired, the firmware within will be extracted and installed. Are you a Broadcom Computer and Internet Expert?


Plus, by slicking the hard drive you have no chance of encountering any problems during installation. You should immediately see your wireless come online, and the error code should go away in the device manager.

The first is the firmware-b43legacy-installer package. Sounds like your wireless adapter is on of the ones that uses the b43 module like mine. After a reboot the system may auto-load a different driver to the one you wanted to use.


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. Instructions to install the package may be found below. The first is the firmware-binstaller package.

Select the wireless card and right click on it, then click “Update driver See Also Wireless Troubleshooting Guide https: Hi there, Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

That should cure the problem–again, I’m not sure because I haven’t done that. You may linjx have the appropriate drivers installed on your llinux for your network controllers.


You can’t post conmments that contain an email address. How can this be resolved. Instructions can be found at: Partners Support Community Ubuntu. My Wireless Lan bcm4230 not work. First it is a good idea to check you actually have the Broadcom BCM43xx hardware.

If you wish to permanently use the open source drivers then remove the bcmwl-kernel-source package: I did confirm that the bcm43xx was blacklisted and removed the blacklist – didn’t work.

Tags for this Thread broadcom b43broadcom sta. Liux that case, a possible driver for this card could be: What is your specific problem? As a convenience, Ubuntu offers two versions of this driver: The ndiswrapper package utilizes the Windows closed source drivers to activate your WiFi card. But after installing firmware-binstaller which automatically brought in cutter I could get bcm4302 to work, but I had to log into a terminal every time boot up and type in sudo modprobe b To find out your current kernel use the command: