Goumba I didn’t see my access point. It turned out it had been blacklisted. Firmware from userspace is required for device operation. Once all of the required information is present, if the version of the driver you are using is the latest version available from the Ubuntu repositories, then one would want to e-mail the bdev mailing list following this procedure. Everything worked fine after I’ve installed bfwcutter and firmware-b43legacy-installer. Driver – For a PCI device:

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Ubuntu Manpage: bwi — Broadcom BCM43xx IEEE b/g wireless network driver

Following downloads and install, you should be up and running note: Switching between drivers If you have few drivers installed, system may auto-load different driver than the one you wanted to use. I would perhaps re install your drivers which should not take long Do this via a terminal and you should see if anything goes wrong So in a terminal type the following sudo apt-get remove bfwcutter firmware-binstaller then sudo apt-get install bfwcutter firmware-binstaller This should reinstall your wifi driver Alternatively what I have done is install the other broadcom proprietry driver STA This was just as easy again via the terminal Clear out any older files sudo apt-get remove bcmwl-kernel-source sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source If you are still being prompted for entering your password make sure that you have enabled your pc to remember the password.


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Originally Posted by ibrahim4. If you’d like to contribute content, let us bcm3406. Copy the downloaded file to your home folder. I’ve checked the additional drivers list as apparently after installation of the b43 driver it should be listed but there is nothing there. Now it will attempt to connect to the wireless network and asks for the WPA2 password.

My chip is No – It doesn’t work at all, has degraded performance, or requires manual configuration to make it work.

When satisfied, the relevant Broadcom proprietary driver will be acquired, the firmware within will be extracted and installed.

See first answer in this question: The full manufacturer and model of your computer as noted on the sticker of the computer itself. The following got my card working:.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

How do you get the Broadcom BCM wireless card working? No Hardware recognized immediately upon startup. Yes Just plug in, choose wireless network in networking, and it works in Ubuntu 9.

To be sure that you are, post the output of: It turned out it had been blacklisted. Requires latest Ralink RT source drivers, modification instructions can be found here.


Page History Login to edit. I had the same problem the packages were installed successfully but the card didn’t work. Was you connected to network when you installed firmware-binstalleror just get the. For more granular support information, please see their wiki page here.

Yes Just choose brodcom network in networking, and works. The bfwcutter package will need to be installed. All times are GMT Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. As a convenience, Ubuntu offers two versions of ubunyu driver: Originally Posted by Kevin McCready.

Instructions for installation may be found later in this article. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.


The system listed it as “device not ready ubunru firmware “. It was so slow and I couldn’t get the wifi working there either. Seems to work fine under 7.