Thanks for your help, frankbell. Last edited by Jim44; at By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. This is simply a script to extract and install the b43legacy driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community. Once solved, the solution will be added to this howto. Now I had to find out how to re-enable it but now the problem lies somewhere else. To find out which PCI.

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All times are GMT Check you current kernel version as follows third entry: I tried following various guides to no avail. In it, please ensure all of the below is provided if missing: This is because the access needed is denied by Secure Boot so the drivers will look like they are installed correctly when in fact the did not.

Not working in Mint Identifying Your Broadcom BCM43xx Chipset With this information, you may knstalling what drivers are supported for your card, and how to switch to a different driver from the instructions below.

Now I had to find out how to re-enable it but now the problem lies somewhere else. When that happens, first check if your card is indeed supported by the STA driver, and to do that, lnstalling a terminal window ctrl-alt-t and run.


There’s a bug report here concerning that Broadcom chip in Natty that similar to what you’re experiencing. I will only manually award the bounty to a question that provides a step-by-step solution to make the BCM work if that works for similar chipsets too, that’s fine and should be noted. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration.


Please provide the router manufacturer, model, and firmware version. Instructions for installation may be found later in this article. On other cases looking for and installing the latest Linux Firmware would solve the issue. It involves 8021.1 command line usage but believe me it’s worth it.

Linked packages : Broadcom Linux STA driver

TristanT – Awesome work!. The following information is additional material to read about solving various issues related to Wireless Management and conflicts with other Network devices.

Please carefully read all instructions on this instaling. This problem was solved by the following steps: If it doesn’t, please file a report as per the procedure above. Once all of the required information is present, if the version of the driver you are using is the latest version available from the Ubuntu repositories, then one would want to e-mail the bdev mailing list following this procedure.


After you’ve uninstalled bfwcutter reboot your computer. It’s 64 bit My problem is that I can’t connect to wireless Internet.

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Look, installing drivers and other system stuff, it’s reasonable to get as verbose a feedback as possible, i. Join Date Jul Beans If you could guide me through the setup that would be wonderful. Find More Posts by PreferenceTaken. It looks as if the system is not recognizing your Broadcom.

Now the wireless should work.

Instead, an investigation would need to occur to see if the version available for your release should be updated. Then I shutdown my PC, disconnected it from electricity sa opened its left door.

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Or even better a ste p -by-ste p guide to overcoming this new issuefor existing installs. This was from the site http: Install the bfwcutter package. We assume you are doing this from scratch broafcom have not changed any configuration files, modules or drivers in the system in any way apart from updating the system.