Worked on my Compaq nx with BCM It was very easy for me to follow. Shall I use the same commands? My hardware identifier was 14e4: Looking for help with my inspiron e and bcm …. NDISwrapper This should only be used as a last resort, if the device is not supported by Linux kernel drivers e.
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After a reboot had a problem with wifi being disabled so I did sudo rmmod -f dell-laptop broqdcom rfkill unblock all also disabled wireless uhuntu switch in the bios setup then complained about missing firmware so removed and reinstalled firmware-binstaller Not sure if all the above was necessary, but it is working now.
For those who want further information, and for those who use wireless firmware other than Broadcom, refer to http: September 3, at 6: February 26, at 6: Back to top b43 – No Internet access If you do not have any other means of Internet access from Ubuntu, bgoadcom you will have to download the firmware from another computer with Internet access, from an existing OS on another partition, or before you install Ubuntu.
As this driver is closed source, fixes in the driver itself may only be provided by Broadcom.
How to Fix Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless Driver on Ubuntu and Linux Mint
For installation instructions, please see here. Jouni you are my hero of the 431, thanx for the help! I have recently installed ubuntu I am most grateful. An Internet connection is required.
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Email Required, but never shown. Since I found it working a lot faster and efficiently than windows, I decided to install it on my older, x32 hp Pavilion dv Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Then install the packages from flash.
Wireless card not working? (Broadcom ) – Ask Ubuntu
It worked for me after uninstalling bcmwl driver and installing b43, then rebooting. Ur genius I can say.
Instructions to install the package may be found below. I just anabled the wireless and uninstalled and reinstalled b43 firmware drivers from the Ubuntu software centre. I got frustrated trying my Acer Extensa wlan with this tricky Broadcom chipset to work. It is working on my Acer Aspire June 23, at 5: At least that’s how it used to work, things do change and I no longer have a machine with such a chip.
Update the list uvuntu available packages: Worked on my Dell Inspiron Tried lots of other methods and this was the only one that worked. What is the point?
Every time I type the sudo command it asks for a password. So, thanyou very much again.
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. I have an Inspiron BCM If necessary, firmware can be manually acquired and extracted using broadco, bfwcutter utility, see http: After installing Ubuntu The following instructions explain how to extract the required firmware.
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