On one of my computers, simply installing wicd was enough to wake up the Broadcom chip, but I can’t remember what chipset it was using and can’t access it right now. Broadcom Corporation BCM October 9th, 8. 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. Find More Posts by PreferenceTaken. Done Couldn’t find any package whose name or description matched “firmware-binstaller” Couldn’t find any package whose name or description matched “firmware-binstaller” The following packages will be REMOVED: Find More Posts by frankbell View Blog.

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I went back and removed firmware-binstaller and reinstalled it. October 7th, 5.

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Introduced in Linux 2. No command ‘grp’ found, but there are 16 similar ones grp: If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is the latest version available as per BroadcomBroadcom wants you to send them an email about this to linux-wlan-client-support-list broadcom.


All times are GMT Don’t make the same stupid misstake I did AFAIK all laptops have an external hardware wifi switch even though windbloz ignores this switch with linux it matters whether it’s on or off so you may have it setup right but it still will not work until the switch corporatkon turned on so cororation the switch.

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Can someone guide how to configure it. This is the chipset lspci -vvnn grep 14e4 Can you explain how do you install broadcom firmware on wubi? To find out your current kernel use the command: I would perhaps re install your drivers which should not take long Do this via a terminal and you should see if anything goes wrong So in a terminal type the following sudo apt-get remove bfwcutter firmware-binstaller then sudo apt-get install bfwcutter firmware-binstaller This should reinstall your wifi driver Alternatively what I have broaddcom is install the other broadcom proprietry driver STA This was just as easy again via the terminal Clear out any older files sudo apt-get remove bcmwl-kernel-source broadcmo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source If you are still being prompted for entering your password make sure that you have enabled your pc to remember the password.


Also when I run sudo apt-get install linux-firmware-nonfree I get the following errors The following NEW packages will be installed: If not already performed, connect the device to your system.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

Visit the following links: In it, please ensure all of the below is provided if missing: Visit the following links: In the command below replace drivername with the driver you want to blacklist: Does this problem occur with the latest version of Ubuntu? October 27, Originally Posted by frankbell Sorry for missing the reference in your subject line. However, if you want to do it manually then the instructions are as follows: Find More Posts by Lenard.

Visit the following links: I have downloaded bcm43xx-fwcutter As a convenience, Ubuntu offers two versions of this driver: In a terminal corporatiom Code: Whatever fits the task best Posts: Page 1 of 2.