Then you probably are lacking the firmware for the broadcom card. You can try using ndiswrapper and the windows driver for your card. If you’re behind on versions, I’d suggest the upgrade but for a quick fix, you can take a look at the mainline kernels and try one of those. And add the headers dependency, you could remove them afterwards–and surely you’d have to rebuild the module upon kernel change. Three days and finally found this and solved my problems immediately. Forced PIO do the following:

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If it doesn’t work or the command failed saying there is no such module, then you could try opening a terminal and type. In fact, my PCI. To configure your wireless devices through the terminal I recommend How to connect and disconnect to a network manually in terminal?

How to Fix Broadcom BCM Wireless Driver on Ubuntu and Linux Mint |

Update the list of available packages: If you’re not seeing that, something else has been loaded in and you need to blacklist that. August 6, at 4: Then I installed the ATI driver and now both work. The point of Ask Ubuntu is to collect answers, not links to answers. This is what worked for me: Forced PIO do the following: You need to extract your firmware from the tarball. The terminal will be used to avoid any GUI related issues.


I fixed my problem with the Broadcom bcm drivers. This saved my life!

networking – Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers – Ask Ubuntu

Thank you for the easy fix. Installed all updates via cable.

This site uses cookies: Broadcom First, then other drivers. Even after installing the correct driver the user would end up in a “trying to connect” loop.

With rfkill I can see: Email required Address never made public. I did the following steps: I had the same problem.

Ubuntu 10.04 and Broadcom BCM43xx wireless

Petronilla Escarabajo 1, 7 7. July 1, at 6: Worked perfectly for a Dell Inspiron and Lubuntu If your connection drops very often, it means you are almost in the middle bgoadcom both router devices.

I found this page and tried a few things:. However, if you press control-z to exit and then finish the rest of the instructions reboot the wifi light comes on and it works.


The Intel graphic in my case needs at least kernel 3. After you’ve uninstalled bfwcutter reboot your computer. For example, if you have previously installed the bcmwl-kernel-source package, you will need to remove it by using the purge method:.


Rahmat H Slamet says: Thank you, commenting blacklist bcm43xx out helped me in Ubuntu August 12, at 8: April 11, at Notify me of new comments via email.