Wanted to work but didn’t Changed wi-fi router settings so that it wasn’t a hddewn network and auto-channel selection from fixed 13 and it works. Hi Christian; For me the b43 installer in the repos does the trick. The information about this bug in Launchpad is automatically pulled daily from the remote bug. Just starting out and have a question? Switching drivers also works for me. I tried rfkill list: Penalver penalvch on
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For clarity I have an inspiron with the b43 driver running fine on the device. I used user ‘bkratz’ solution on http: Bc,4311 to connect on LinkedIn Having a problem logging in?
Maybe it was an accident, or maybe they forgot to note that older cards were no longer supported by newer releases. The reason, Ubuntu detects the wireless but then loads the incorrect driver for this card.
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StandDuPp 2 8. Comment on this change optional. This pulled up the appropriate Broadcom drivers without having to manually tease out firmware.
WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx – Community Help Wiki
Broadcom Corporation BCM Someone else who understands these things better than I do will have to explain it — I think it gets the actual proprietary broadcom firmware from broadcom via wget or such, as opposed to the STA driver which is open source and independently developed, but I could have that all wrong. Identifying Your 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 any of these are installed, remove them: After browsing tons of useless forums and sites I finally found this blog. Dell Inspiron E and Ubuntu Suggested by additional drivers. What do I do?
Unfortunatelly it doesn’t work for me. Luckily though, alot of those volunteers have careers in linux Purge the bcmwl-kernel-source package: There’s a bug report here concerning that Broadcom chip in Natty that similar to what you’re experiencing. Worked like a charm on my Compaq Presario C There’s a bug report here concerning that Broadcom chip in Natty that similar to what you’re experiencing.
The point of Ask Ubuntu is to collect answers, not links to answers. Bcm43311 Kernel Bug Tracker Now I have reinstalled Ubuntu from scratch as I didn’t know how to fix it. Worked perfect in version 12 as well. The problem with Raring now is probably bug Make sure you have the linux-headers package that matches your current kernel version, plus the appropriate generic header packages so that they are automatically updated on ubjntu kernel upgrade.
This is simply a script to extract and install the b43 driver firmware, maintained bck4311 the Ubuntu community. Join Date Oct Beans 1. Is the Broadcom non-free driver turned on there?
Ubuntu 11.10 getting wireless BCM4311 working
In such case, which I assume happens quite often, since 1 The inherent dependency isn’t resolved and 2 There’s a break in the wl interface upon upgrades which may involve a kernel updatein such case, you should simply do the following two steps and I assume you don’t need 11.40 reinstall the WiFi driver sources:.
I have the same ubunth with bcmwl-kernel-source 5. I have been trying for months to get this to work.