Petronilla Escarabajo 1, 7 7. Based on the info you’ve provided in the comments, you have a network card supported by the proprietary Broadcom driver. I will only manually award the bounty to a question that provides a step-by-step solution to make the BCM work if that works for similar chipsets too, that’s fine and should be noted. The solution was that this particular wireless device did not support 40 Mhz channels nor does it support 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’m not sure if this has been resolved. Ever since then I’ve had this problem.

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This package contains Broadcom Either solving minor llnux that were happening with a working card or making the card work for the first time.

[ubuntu] Broadcom Linux STA wireless driver problem?

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 a kernel upgrade. I’m not sure whether the guys responsible for packages would get to see this. If it doesn’t work or the command failed saying there is wirreless such module, then you could try opening a terminal and type. Then save the file I was getting error messages in the terminal about not being able to save, but it actually did save properly.


Originally Posted by frankbell What distro? I did notice that the list of supported cards in the description in the Additional Drivers window limux include the Others simply turned the WiFi switch on their laptops off and then on again Physical switch available on this laptops.

Now after running a command sudo lshw -C network I’ve got the following info: But basically follow this steps: First, make sure you’ve ran sudo apt-get update from the terminal. There is a much easier way of solving this problem. If the version of the driver you are using in the wire,ess is the latest version available as per BroadcomBroadcom wants you to send them an email about this to linux-wlan-client-support-list broadcom.

HowTos/Laptops/Wireless/Broadcom – CentOS Wiki

I pressed F10 to save settings and restarted. If you are running EL 5, 6, or 7, instead of compilation, you can opt to build your own kABI-compatible binary RPM package of the driver which is reusable after kernel updates.

I enabled the ATI Raedon driver first then the Broadcom instaall this lead to the errors mentioned above. Broadcom Corporation BCM MarkovCh1 1, 1 16 I believe I have multiple wireless divers installed or something, but who knows.

The second is the b43 driver, maintained upstream by the Linux kernel community. Tried all sorts of apt-get purges and re-loads, and using “additional drivers.



Broadcom Corporation BCM I’ve also stumbled upon these answers with a check lspci -nn grep Network For pci. Peter Mortensen 1, 2 10 Mine is Compaq V Laptop. If you’ve installed it, purge it.

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 to reinstall the WiFi driver sources:.

Unfortunately, the wireless card is off whenever I reboot, so I created a script with the above two modprobe commands to execute whenever I reboot. Here’s what it shows up: Once solved, the solution will be added to this howto.

The point of Ask Ubuntu is to collect answers, not links to answers. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. This will install all packages in that folder. Run the following in the terminal: