The bcmwl-kernel-source package should automatically blacklist the open source drivers so that the STA driver is the only one in use. If not, I’ll probably just look up how to install the Windows closed source driver. If the Windows driver seems to work so well, it should run just fine under Wine. Glad to see I’m not the only one. I’m pretty sure I’m good to go now, but I’ll moniter it for the next few days and if anything goes wrong I will report it. It must be downloaded and extracted, which can be performed by the firmware-binstaller , firmware-b43legacy-installer or firmware-blpphy-installer packages during their installation.

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Networking Interface Bus Broadomm. So, I’m not necessary new to Linux, I just never took the time to learn it, so please, bare with me.

[SOLVED] Broadcom BCM

I believe I solved the problem, so far so good, I’ve rebooted many times and installed Windows Updates and it’s still working. As a convenience, Ubuntu offers two versions of this driver: 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.

In the command below replace drivername with the driver you want to blacklist: It happened again today. Open a new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the firmware: Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Nvidia launches GeForce Now ‘recommended router’ program So you don’t have to muck around with the settings on your gaming router.


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Install the bfwcutter package. I have the same card BCM 14e4: Even when I try the method hereas suggested when this was marked as a duplicate, I still can’t stay connected to a wireless network.

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Eugene 30 2 8. Well then, i guess you can just switch back to windows then: No matter how many times I reboot, no matter how many times I scan for hardware Windows 7 refuses to acknowledge that broadcom exists at all. Besides, if Eugene needs to, he can use ndiswrapper and run the Windows driver with Wine.

This will give you broadocmm guidelines. The main issue is that broascomm most of the drivers available that I’ve installed, they will find my wireless network but, they will only stay connected for about a minute with abnormally slow speed and then all of a sudden disconnect. When I installed Windows 7 initially it detected the card during setup on first boot and I had no problem connecting to my network.


How to use your router’s parental controls How to use your router’s parental controls by Molly Price. Funny thing is, the Broadcom has not worked 1 single time since I bbroadcomm the D-Link, that was 2 weeks ago, now suddenly it’s come on twice in the 3 days I’ve had the external wireless.

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. To romanonly, one of my friend has HP laptop also.

The bcmwl-kernel-source package aims to offer a later version for a given release. 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. Copy the downloaded file to your home folder.