Uninstall the bcmwl-kernel-source package by issuing the following command on a terminal: To configure your wireless devices through the terminal I recommend How to connect and disconnect to a network manually in terminal? Finally I’ve solved the problem myself, but I’m not sure how. The first is the firmware-b43legacy-installer package. Now after running a command sudo lshw -C network I’ve got the following info: Then I returned the battery and connected the PC to electricity.

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0. Introduction and Background

Here’s what it shows up: At any rate my problem ended up being that I was missing an important metapackage – linux-image-extras I believe. Bcn4322 add the headers dependency, you could remove them afterwards–and surely you’d have to rebuild the module upon kernel change.

If you’re behind on versions, I’d suggest the upgrade but for a quick fix, you can take a look at the mainline kernels and try one of those. There the needed kernel headers for the Broadcom adapter are included.

Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA wireless driver source

The broadcom-sta package aims to offer an earlier version for a given release. It would uuntu the wireless SSID but when trying to connect to it, it would enter an reconnecting loop.


So ubnutu you will need after this search is: Step 3 was a key step for me. Forced PIO do the following:. Just installing the additional drivers, it works in my Dell Vostro I had the same problem and found the solution. Please carefully read all instructions on this website. What are the steps to install Broadcom wireless drivers for a BCM43xx card? Common problems that will be solved Apart from drivers not installing are:.

If your chipset is supported as per above, but doesn’t work, please file a bug following the b43 driver procedure below. This applies for cases, for example, where the bcmwl-kernel-source is already installed but the driver does not yet work.

Assuming you used bcm44322 PCI. If it gives any errors, read the error and follow the steps it mentions.

Broadcom Wireless Chipset (BCM, BCM, BCM, and BCM) on Ubuntu Karmic. |

Install the bfwcutter package. That was that until the next reboot. This will install all packages in that folder.

Based on the info you’ve provided in the comments, you have a network card supported by the proprietary Broadcom driver. To configure your wireless devices through the terminal I recommend How to connect and disconnect to a network manually in terminal? Works for me with simple sudo apt-get install firmware-binstaller on Kubuntu Here are the list of Broadcom drivers available.


Run the following commands to get the Wifi properly working: To be clear with referencing the different IDs, make sure to consult the STA link above prior to reading on, and comprare to yours via: ID does not actually correspond. Forced PIO do the following: Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site the association bonus does not count.

This worked for me. Let us know how you get on You can either restart your pc or if this is a pain type the following commands in the terminal which will ‘switch on’ your wireless sudo modprobe -r b43 ssb wl then sudo modprobe wl.

I have a b43 card and have been using Ubuntu with it since 9. I’m not sure of what I’ve done. Installing Windows drivers with NdisWrapper. Configure your wireless interface as appropriate.