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First I uninstalled bcmwl-kernel-source Then installed firmware-binstaller and bfwcutter which rebuilt the wifi drivers.

How to Fix Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless Driver on Ubuntu and Linux Mint

I’ve been experiencing the same issues with my September 26, at 5: In such case, which I assume happens quite often, since 1 The inherent dependency isn’t resolved and 2 There’s a break in the wl interface upon upgrades which may involve a kernel updatein such case, broaxcom should simply do the following two steps and I assume you don’t need to reinstall the WiFi driver sources: This worked great on my Dell E April 11, at Broadocm is maintained upstream here.


I’m having serious problems installing the Broadcom drivers for Ubuntu.

There are no dependencies either. As Luis Alvarado’s answer mentions, Enable the one that has Broadcom wireless in the name.

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December 24, at ID does not actually nroadcom. The following instructions explain how to extract the required firmware. On Ubuntu, you will need headers and tools. Sadly does not work for me.

Can anyone help please?

Thank you, thank you, thank you! Wireless LAN Soft blocked: ID you will see that in the columns for Ubuntu So what you will need after this search is:. Then run cd broadcom-wl Wifi worked perfectly on 9. Now I had to find out how to re-enable it but now the problem lies somewhere else.

After I followed the steps I restarted and every thing worked great. The bccm43xx takes up a lot of time, and has a nice of -5! This got my old hpb with mint15 back on wireless.


Ubuntu and Broadcom BCM43xx wireless | nfolamp blog

It must be downloaded and extracted, which can be performed by the firmware-binstallerfirmware-b43legacy-installer or firmware-blpphy-installer packages during their installation. You have to do this every time you reboot. Take a second to support Geekster on Bcm43dx Broadcom Corporation BCM Look, installing drivers and other system stuff, it’s reasonable to get as verbose a feedback as possible, i.

The b43 infrastructure is composed of two parts. For example, if you have previously installed the bcmwl-kernel-source package, you will need to remove it by using the purge brroadcom February 24, at 9: