Please provide the router manufacturer, model, and firmware version. Did this problem not occur in a previous release? This used to work just fine, and seems to be half working since I can see networks. Installing the Package offline 4. First unload all conflicting drivers this includes removing the driver you’re trying to install:

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February 3rd, The solution was that this particular wireless device did not support 40 Mhz channels nor does it support On other cases looking for and installing the latest Linux Firmware would solve the issue.

Copy the downloaded file to your home folder.

I hope this helps, and I’m cautious of generalizing the above path to resolve the mass issue. This should work well and in recent version of Ubuntu, Natty and Oneiric should “Just work”. This solution is not working for me.


Preparing the System If you have just installed Ubuntu, you will need to build an index of available packages before we can install your driver if you have not done so already: I have a b43 card and have been using Ubuntu with it since 9. Manu Kemppainen 11 1. If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is the latest version available as per BroadcomBroadcom wants you to send them an email about this to linux-wlan-client-support-list broadcom. For cases where you get repeated: If you’d like to contribute content, let us know.


Once solved, the solution will be added to this howto. Suggested by additional drivers. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. But basically follow this steps: You need to extract your firmware from the tarball. When that happens, first check if your card is indeed supported by the STA linuc, and to do that, open a terminal window ctrl-alt-t and run lspci -nn grep -i BCM The output will include the wireless card model, make sure it is among the models listed below.

The open-source brcmfmac driver is available from the brcm module of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community.

[ubuntu] Broadcom Linux STA wireless driver problem?

With rfkill I can see: I’m sure there are specifics that I need to show via some command, please let me know. I installed Linux and my wireless doesn’t work.


I proposed the thread hoping that someone could benefit from my struggles briadcom Broadcom. Check out this bug report https: Remember to have a clean system before installing it: It is not now.

Download package and dependency packages related to it on the same folder. If you have a Broadcom card that has a different pci.

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 sya noted. To unload and blacklist: Thanks for your valuable response. ID you found in instsll steps above, we then search in the list below to find the matching PCI. Broadcom Corporation BCM I don’t know what to do, I’m stumped.