Changed in linux Ubuntu: The link above for a work-around no longer seems to work. I have BCM wireless card too. No such file or directory I also have a copy of the extracted package in my documents folder which is on the desktop. Just add ” contrib non-free” to the end of your existing line.

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I have unpacked it, but how to I install it? Is there a work-around I can use? For installation instructions, please see here.

Now the network card doesn’t show up in the Gnome network-manager or ifconfig.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

The b43, b43legacy, brcmsmac and wl drivers do not support any USB devices. Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.

Is there a way to install the firmware without having an internet connection? It contains a newer 2.

To post a comment you must log in. Find More Posts by ugjka. Make sure you are using the correct driver before you install! The relevant driver has built-in logic to probe the actual chip, for example: Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.


If your chipset is supported as per above, but doesn’t work, please file a bug following the b43 driver procedure below. Did this problem not occur in a previous release? Leslie Viljoen leslieviljoen on Firmware from userspace is required for device operation. You will also need the bfwcutter package which is usually included on the llnux media or can be downloaded from the official online repositories. If I disable wireless from network manager, and enable it back.

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Same problem occurs on HP Pavilion dvea. Can you actually retest with the latest Karmic Beta release? Back to top STA – No Internet access If you do not have any other means of Internet access on your computer, you can bdm the bcmwl-kernel-source package from the restricted folder under.

This bug was reported a while ago and there hasn’t been any activity in it recently. As per the Broadcom readme file for driver version 6. Look at the tree graph to decide which driver you need liinux then go on to post two. I’m attaching mine in case it’s helpful.


Bug # “Broadcom bcm wireless not detected at all” : Bugs : linux package : Ubuntu

This question has been asked before and already has an answer. Other bug subscribers Subscribe liux else. Not working at all in Karmic Beta with kernel 2. Tested with kernel 2. For further explanation, I am using Ubuntu 8. Paste in the two sets of instructions – they will “git clone” the fwcutter and then download and install the firmware.

Craig Barnes cjbarnes18 wrote on 43112, after a minute or so connection drops.

Use the terminal Code: Please provide the router manufacturer, model, and firmware version.