May 11, at 8: Unfortunately I can’t post more than only 2 links here yet per post. Looking for help with my inspiron e and bcm …. ID in this example is 14e4: Open Synaptic and use bfwcutter and firmware-blpphy-installer instead of bcmwl-kernel-source or any other. Subscribe to get the latest Linux news and how to guides directly on your e-mail!

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You need to be running at least 2. Even after installing the correct driver the user would end up in a “trying to connect” loop. Looking for help with my inspiron e and bcm ….

networking – Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers – Ask Ubuntu

I used user ‘bkratz’ solution on http: Wireless does not work anymore after software update with Ubuntu The aim of Ubuntu is to ensure all card models work automatically with no, or minimal configuration. Make sure that the firmware-binstaller and the bfwcutter packages are installed of course you will need internet by others means:. Configure your wireless interface as appropriate. Pepe Barrascout Ortiz says: December 11, at 9: Still, having used Gentoo for years, I’ve got used to its verbosity and which may seem unnecessary coloring and formatting of output.


The broadcom-sta package aims to offer an earlier version for a given release. Loading firmware version 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.

This was simple and it worked.

WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx – Community Help Wiki

In the command below replace drivername with the driver you want to blacklist: This got my old hpb with mint15 back on wireless. Subscribe to get the latest Linux news and how to guides directly on your e-mail!

This site uses cookies: Although Ubuntu is meant to be versatile, beautiful, and easy to use for everyone, packages still are prone to dependency faults.

As per the Broadcom readme file for driver version 6. If you don’t remove original Wireless STA driver, you’ll run into problems.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

This answer is based on an extensive broadcok done by various Ubuntu users that worked together in almost all issues related to Broadcom. However, if you want to do it manually then the instructions are as follows: Please carefully read all instructions on this website.


My card is the so I download the broadcom-wl NDISwrapper This should only be used as a last resort, if the device is not supported by Linux kernel drivers e. Drivers for the Let’s just enumerate the driver for Broadcom chipsets and how they work with the This is the droid you’re looking for. Whats up with the broadcom anyway, always seems to be a snag for me an successful linux installation.

Went thru this page http: Even more flaky than the STA driver. That was that until the next reboot. Thank you, commenting blacklist bcm43xx out helped me in Ubuntu wirless June 17, at 8: Thank you for your interest in this question. This worked great on my Dell E