The following instructions explain how to extract the required firmware. Please provide the router manufacturer, model, and firmware version. Ubuntu Community Documentation Ubuntu also has a page detailing the process of installing Broadcom wireless drivers on their community documentation. Ricky ricky wrote on Download and extract the firmware from this driver tarball:

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I cannot connect to any wireless network I get similar dmesg results as the original post.


If it doesn’t work, please file a bug report as per the support article. After a bit of reading, I uuntu the bfwcutter and the firmware-binstaller.

However after entering the correct password, it still won’t connect and after a minute or so, it asks for the password again. BB code is On. I’ve checked the additional drivers list as apparently after installation of ubunyu b43 driver it should be listed but there is nothing there. Also when I reboot I have to re-enable the restricted B43 driver in hardware drivers each time before wireless shows up at all.

Installing Windows drivers with Broadcoj. I have the firmware installed, and can set the essid using iwconfig, but whenever I try to get a dhcp address, using either dhclient or knetworkmanager, it fails.


I didn’t have to do anything with restricted drivers. An excerpt from the originating website. This can be done with the following command: Please reopen if this is still an issue in the current Ubuntu release http: Thanks all I watched a Youtube Video briadcom It showed how to get the windows driver working.

If it is not in the man pages or the how-to’s this is the place!

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

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When I restarted the computer wireless worked!

How do you get the Broadcom BCM wireless card working? – Ask Ubuntu

It’s not the same Firmware: Loading firmware version 0x, patch level 14 For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. I think I will make a list of every driver and install and disable.

I have the same issue with kernel 2. NDISwrapper This should only 3406 used as a last resort, if the device is not supported by Linux kernel drivers e.


I take it though that they are not allowed anyway. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.

WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx – Community Help Wiki

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To reopen the bug, click on the current status under the Status column and change the status ubunty to “New”. I hope that this gets fixed naively Can’t thank you enough!

For more granular support information, please see ubkntu wiki page here. Then back to System, Administration then to Windows wireless drivers. I am back to Ubuntu

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