Last edited by TroN; at Join our community today! Wait, so these are not fwcutter. The broadcom-sta package aims to offer an earlier version for a given release. Please let us know immediately if this newer 2. 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. Also, please specifically note if the issue does or does not appear in the 2.

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Activating it does not change anything, as at that point my wireless works already.

This bug report was converted into a question: There are one of two ways you should be able to test:. Did this ubuntj not occur in a previous release? For more granular support information, please see their wiki page here.

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If you do not have internet access on the device that has a b43 supported broadcom wireless chipset and would like to use b43, follow this link instead: Join our community today! Henrik Hodne henrik-hodne wrote on In fact I don’t even have that in my main menu any more. As per the Broadcom readme file for driver version 6.

Bug # “ Broadcom detection at first boot” : Bugs : Ubuntu

For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. Tried these out but still no luck. I took Tommcd’s advice and upgraded to the new It was so slow and I couldn’t get the wifi working there either.

If you have internet access on the device that you want to install the b43 driver onto, follow this link: If necessary, firmware can be manually acquired and extracted using the bfwcutter utility, see http: Identifying Your Broadcom BCM43xx Chipset With this information, you may assess what drivers are supported for your card, and how to switch to a different driver from the instructions below.

Hi all, I didn’t have any luck with FYI this machine laptop is dual-boot with the Other operating system, which works, so I know the AP is configured correctly.

How do you get the Broadcom BCM wireless card working? – Ask Ubuntu

For installation instructions, please see here. When satisfied, the relevant Broadcom proprietary driver will be acquired, the firmware within will be extracted and installed.


I’m not really all that technical but learnt to use the terminal and follow a linux recipe.

I downloaded the driver from broadcom. No such file or directory” error message.

Join Date Oct Beans 2. It doesn’t see the wireless at all and I have no Idea what to do.

No ProbeResp from current AP I’ve checked the additional drivers list as apparently after installation of the b43 driver it should be listed but there is nothing there. Per a decision made by the Ubuntu Kernel Team, bugs will longer be assigned to the ubuntu-kernel-team in Launchpad as part of the bug triage process.

Please let us know immediately if this newer 2.


Disabled Privacy Extensions [ Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. What should I do? Couldn’t find package firmware-binstaller charles charles-desktop: First unload all conflicting drivers jbuntu includes removing the driver you’re trying to install: If you wish to permanently use the open source drivers then remove the bcmwl-kernel-source package: I also have that problem with a Broadcom Rev 03 card.