Does this problem occur with the latest version of Ubuntu? Notify me of new comments via email. Find More Posts by rfernandez. 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. Join our community today! The first thing I did was to play around with the proprietary driver. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.

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I also installed the proprietary Broadcom STA wireless driver via the driver manager:. Identifying Brladcom Broadcom BCM43xx Chipset With this information, you may assess what drivers are supported for your card, and how to switch to a different driver from the instructions below.

If you need to reset your password, click here. 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. Auto-ethernet though usb 2. In it, please ensure all of the below is provided if linkx To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Tags for this Thread Find More Posts by rfernandez.


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September 2nd, 7. View LQ Wiki Contributions. After much poking around I looked a dmesg and found the following: Please provide the router manufacturer, model, and firmware version. And the a reboot.

If so, which one s specifically?

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I had Ethernet back. The b43 infrastructure is composed of two parts. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. If you wish to permanently use the open source drivers broadxom remove the bcmwl-kernel-source package: You are commenting using your Facebook account.

These instructions are well described in the b43 – Linux Wireless site.

It will now check for proprietary drivers. If it doesn’t work, please file a bug report as per the support article. Thanks, everyone, for your help.

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Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. After a reboot the system may auto-load a different driver to the one you wanted to use. How far are you from the AP? Installing Windows drivers with NdisWrapper.

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