I installed Ubuntu This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. External Links Upstream b43 and b43legacy kernel driver http: Fedora C2 – Wireless network drivers? The first is the firmware-binstaller package. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Sounds like you’re experiencing cross-channel interference from other routers nearby.

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Thank you all for the feedback and info and I will try it again on the system when I get some time. I suggest you obtain a temporary working internet connection by ethernet or any other means and open a terminal: I suggest you obtain a temporary working internet connection by ethernet or any other means and open a terminal:.

Instructions for installation may be found later in this article.

The time now is See the Release Announcements Section. The full manufacturer and model of your 802.1g1 as noted on the sticker of the computer itself.

Post back output of this terminal command please: Bavarian comes to mind Copy the downloaded file to your home folder. The second is the b43 driver, maintained upstream by the Linux kernel community.



I’d appreciate any help in this issue. Most of the times, no connection can be established and the wireless just doesn’t connect.

The contents of wireless-info. It’s written for BCM43xx driver files. Don’t have whole lot of experience messing with wireless problems, so someone else may correct me on that.

If your chipset is supported as per above, but doesn’t work, please file a bug following the b43 driver procedure below. You shouldn’t have to do anything else as far as I know. Make sure you have the linux-headers package that matches your current kernel version, plus the appropriate generic header packages so that they are automatically updated on a kernel upgrade.

For more granular support information, please see their wiki page here. If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is an older version than that available from Broadcom, then contacting them would not apply.

Broadcom wireless problems

But thanks for your help anyway!! If none of the above point to the problem, post back output of this in a terminal: I’ve tried switching it on and off a number of times, but my network is not detected.


View LQ Wiki Contributions. The broadcom-sta package aims to offer broadco, earlier version for a given release.

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Join our community today! Instructions to install the package may be found below. The bcmwl-kernel-source package aims to offer a later version for a given release. By joining our community you will have the ability to brozdcom topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.

Here is the description from Synaptic: The wired LAN is working properly.

Post as a guest Name. First unload all conflicting drivers this includes removing the driver you’re trying to install: Back to top Switching between drivers If you card is supported by more than one driver then use the modprobe command to test the drivers.