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If you don’t mind publishing it on the forum, include it in the next posting, otherwise send it to me in a PM. Wireless LAN Soft blocked: This works without any additional drivers.

How do you get the Broadcom BCM wireless card working?

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

As per the Broadcom readme file for driver version 6. The ndiswrapper package utilizes the Windows closed source drivers to activate your WiFi card. If so, which one s specifically?

Hewlett-Packard Company Broadcom In the command below replace drivername with the driver you want to blacklist: However, if you want to do it manually then the instructions broascom as follows: For more granular support information, please see their wiki page here.


October 9th, 8. Resource temporarily unavailable E: No such file or directory” error message. Using Windows’ binary drivers: Disabled in Debian 2.


Does this problem occur with the latest version of Ubuntu? After a bit of reading, I installed the bfwcutter and the firmware-binstaller. The open-source brcmsmac driver for PCIe devices is available from the brcm module of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community.

It turned out it had been blacklisted. It must be downloaded and extracted, which can be performed by the firmware-binstallerfirmware-b43legacy-installer or firmware-blpphy-installer packages during their installation.

The b43 infrastructure is composed of two parts.

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You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Well, i kinda jumped the gun, and just re-installed Slackware Broadcom BCM impressive Varun! October 7th, 4. The relevant driver has built-in logic to probe the actual chip, for example: Help answer threads with 0 replies.


bcm43xx – Debian Wiki

The first is the firmware-binstaller package. The aim of Ubuntu is to ensure all card models work automatically with no, or minimal configuration.

I could have configured ndiswrapper wrong or something, but either way, I ended up trying bcm43xx and I’ve never looked back.

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Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

If it doesn’t, please file a report as per the procedure above. This is simply a script to extract and install the b43legacy driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community.

Double click on the package to install or in a Terminal issue the following commands: