The second is the b43 driver, maintained upstream by the Linux kernel community. Sounds like you need the firmware for that wireless card. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. Broadcom Corporation BCM Broadcom BCM Solved mine too. Originally Posted by notKlaatu Sounds like you need the firmware for that wireless card.

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Please provide the router manufacturer, model, and firmware version.

If that didn’t help, try these commands: I just installed LXLE Back to top STA – No Internet access If you do not have any other means of Internet access on your computer, you corporatiin install the bcmwl-kernel-source package from the restricted folder under. 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.

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As a convenience, Ubuntu offers two versions of this driver: It may be able to load the right driver for you or maybe you’ve already tried that. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you bbcm43228 encouraged to try out things on your own.


Broadcom BCM Solved mine too. If you reboot and everything works, that’s great; don’t change anything. Once all of the required information is present, if the version of the driver you are using is the latest version available from the Ubuntu repositories, then one would want to e-mail the bdev mailing list following this procedure.

Broadcom BCM actually, I didn’t even have to reboot did it anyway though. But if you do reboot and you have no wifi, then you need to list the wl cororation in a blacklist, which tells the kernel to NOT load it when booting up.

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Last corporattion I checked, this is how you do that on Ubuntu: Internal cards To identify a brosdcom that was installed inside your computer prior to purchase, please open a Terminal and execute: Broadcom Corporation BCM The bcmwl-kernel-source package depends on the linux-headers packages so you may need to first retrieve the appropriate package s from the online repositories.


Did this problem not occur in a previous release? Originally Posted by notKlaatu When you paste in code or lines from a terminal, use the [code] code tags.

You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. The bcmwl-kernel-source package should automatically blacklist the open source drivers so that the STA driver is the only one in use.

BB code is On. If you see the message “Module build for the currently running kernel was skipped since the kernel source for this kernel corpotation not seem to be installed” then you are missing the appropriate generic linux-header package s.


Bringing old hardware back to life. Sounds like you need the firmware for that wireless card.

Here’s my relevant system specs: Sign up croporation Email and Password. The time now is If you need to reset your password, click here. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. Originally Posted by NikTh.