There were some changes and some drivers will only work with this package. Has anyone had this problem and know of a fix? After I followed the steps I restarted and every thing worked great. Just go to Network Manager The network icon on the top panel. February 26, at 6: Worked perfectly for a Dell Inspiron and Lubuntu

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July 25, at 5: Sorry, we’re having trouble showing recommendations right now. However, if you want to do it manually then the instructions are as follows: I removed the cycled battery and hit the power-button 20 long and short presses to reset the BIOS. With rfkill I can see: Work fine for me. Just add ” contrib non-free” to the end of your existing line.

[SOLVED] broadcom bcm no wifi

Followed the instruction but wireless network still not showing on my old dell d laptop. Check you current kernel version as follows third entry: Will now run Ubuntu properly, and Linux Mint from a usb bgoadcom drive. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. You just saved a laptop from a high velocity shock against a concrete wall!!! But finally something worked. December 22, at 5: The necessary kernel module is automatically loaded for supported devices.


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Unfortunately, the wireless card is off whenever I reboot, so I created a script with the above two modprobe commands to execute whenever I reboot. Run command; tar -xvjf broadcom-wl After multiple broadcoj with other recommended solutions, yours worked.

Chipset is BCM, I tried broqdcom sorts of things, no dice. For anyone else who is getting the “wireless is disabled by hardware switch wireleess message under wireless you’ll see it by clicking on the icon – and it’s “hard block”, that may work in any model that is working for me in netgear “wireless USB adapter”, haven’t checked the others, but it may work.

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If your chipset is supported as per above, but doesn’t work, please file a bug following the b43 driver procedure below. June 17, at 8: This saved my life!

March 5, at 5: Type bcm in Ubuntu Software CenterInstall “Installer Package for firmware for the b34 driver” firmware-binstaller Now it’s working wirelessly. I’m not sure of what I’ve done.


May 3, at 5: This problem was solved by the following steps: I would buy you a coffee AND a double chocolate muffin if i could!

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Loading recommendations for this item August 17, at 8: This fix it will work for me? This site uses cookies: It worked for me after uninstalling bcmwl driver and installing b43, then rebooting.