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About problems due to upgrading. I had a similar problem, it was resolved by following the steps here http: Join Date Jan Beans 1. 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. Double click on the package to install or in a Terminal issue the following commands:

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I had a similar problem, it was resolved by following the steps here http: If that didn’t help, try these commands: First edit your blacklist. About problems due to upgrading. Launchpad also offers a list of Bugs found with Broadcom related issues. Howdy October PM Posts: So, I ubjntu updated and installed Grub from Lxle. The full manufacturer and model of your computer as noted on the sticker of the computer itself.

Directly copied from here. If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is an older version than that available from Broadcom, then contacting them would not apply. After installing you need to restart.

Here’s my relevant system specs: Common problems can be:. Make sure you have uninstalled any drivers you have previously installed using Software Sources or Additional Drivers Any of the 2 ways mentioned above and have after that rebooted the PC.


February 26th, 7. RobotHumans 1, 8 According to the info in Synaptic, the “bcmwl-kernel-source” package supports my netbook’s hardware: Lastly the Guide to all Broadcom Drivers found in Ubuntu which shows the following list For more information, visit the link provided, it covers much more: In some case installing with Software Sources or Additional Drivers will not work correctly.

If your chipset is supported as per above, but doesn’t work, please file a bug following the b43 driver procedure below. If not then install each of them: Tags for this Thread After a reboot the system may auto-load a different driver to the one you wanted to use. TIPS – If you happen to have another Linux distro on the same PC or have Ubuntu installed with Windows, for cases where your only internet access was actually the wireless card, you can go to the other operating system, download the needed packages Will take some timeput them in a special folder, then go back to Ubuntu and access that folder.

I have looked in software sources, and it claims that the proprietary driver is being employed. Also install the Linux headers first:.

Ubuntu Acer Aspire V5 Broadcom BCM WiFi – BeyondLogic

It looks like you’re new here. The aim of Ubuntu is to ensure all card models work automatically with no, or minimal configuration.

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dkms source for the Broadcom STA Wireless driver

I just installed backbox3, during the install im asked to connect to wireless, and it works like a charm, but after i update the system and reboot, i loose wireless Back to top b43 – No Internet access If you do not have any other means of Internet access from Ubuntu, then you will have to download the firmware from another computer with Boadcom access, from an existing OS on another partition, or before you install Ubuntu.

Broaadcom that was done I rebooted, wifi did not work at all.

Broadcom BCM The solution provided for NikTh worked for me too, but also happened the same situation that wijit reported. Click on it then select Edit Settings. Make sure you have the linux-headers package that matches your current kernel version, plus the appropriate generic header packages so that they are automatically updated on a kernel upgrade.

If you have an old version of Ubuntu