Run the following commands to get the Wifi properly working:. September 16th, 6. This will have to do until Ubuntu I found the light wouldn’t come on when I switched it to the op position. And I’ve also missed the fact that Ubuntu offers a link in the packages to the currently installed and running kernel and headers version in order to avoid defining the kernel version.

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Run command; linx -xvjf broadcom-wl Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site the association bonus does not count.


Thanks a lot this work for me. Also, checking the tree graph I need firmware v 4. If it is not in the man pages or the how-to’s this is the place! Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead?

Then in a terminal, execute: But basically follow this steps:. Now go to the last Tab in there that mentions IPv6 Settings.


Installing kernel packages is rarely a risky thing because you can usually just fall back to an old one using the grub boot screen. Now it’s working wirelessly. You can change PIO to 1 if you need to it.

Yes, I was trying to do that via the instructions here: Join Date Sep Beans 7. September 17th, The wlan chipset is BCM Now after running a command sudo lshw -C network I’ve got the following info: Special thanks to chili who helped in the Ubuntu forums and on this site with many questions related to Wireless devices and to others who have contributed through E-Mail, chats, IRC and more in testing various drivers with several of the most popular Broadcom Wireless cards Huge Thanks to Chili really.

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Purge the bcmwl-kernel-source package: Put the Bcm9412hmg code and the bfwcutter rpm on a thumb drive, mount it and copy it to your netbook. Common problems that will be solved Apart from drivers not installing are:. No such file or directory I also have a copy of the extracted package in my documents folder which is on the desktop.


Firmware from userspace is required for device operation. Forced PIO do the following:. September 13th, 2. Blacklisting your way to success If you’re not seeing that, something else has been loaded in and you need to blacklist that. Now on bootup the network-manager-applet does not show any available networks.

networking – Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers – Ask Ubuntu

Confirm you are running the new module. With the STA driver I can search the bdm94312hmg, but the connection never finishes. Then I installed the ATI driver and now both work.

Also see this thread for more information. I have unpacked it, but how to I install it?

Let me offer a blunt and partly non-analytical solution: The bfwcutter package will need to be installed. This is a common problem to Broadcom bcm94312ymg chip. Are you new to LinuxQuestions.

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