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For this cases, some users have reported the following to work: Reinstall the Broadcom STA wireless driver 8. To post a comment you must log in. This problem still appears in It is maintained upstream here. Though unloading the modules b44, ssb and then ndiswrapper in that order , then reloading ndiswrapper, ssb, and b44 works for me.

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I still haven’t figured bcm4382 how to use WPA encryption with the card, but WEP bit open system works just fine, so it will have to do for now. No, the bfwcutter doesn’t support the bcm wlan interface.

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In both cases, before and after doing the steps provided here, check the Wireless button ubutu switch in your laptop to see if it works.

For bcm43xx deprecated drivers automatically blacklisted. When this was bug was first reported 3 years ago, there was no native driver for my wlan adapter. You recommend using b43, which still does not work very well for me when using WPA2 — I get slowness due to intermittent bad crypto rx failures, ubutu it is a significant drain on my laptop’s battery life versus using ndiswrapper.

USB hub found [ 0. Comment on this change optional. I don’t see bcm428 explanation as to why it was marked Incomplete so unless one is provided, it appears to be rather full of information.


Someone would have to park in my driveway to borrow my network connection, and I have four wireless security cameras recording the surroundings of my house. You need the wl driver.

Copy the downloaded file to your home folder. This bug affects 2 people.

It does come up as wlan0, sees all the wireless access points, but never connects. I dual boot OS X and Ubuntu So please ubuntuu that it is in fact ENABLED because at least 2 users had me running with many options until they mentioned that they had a button with a wireless icon on it and it was off.


Back to top STA – No Internet access If you do not have any other means of Internet access on your computer, you can install the bcmwl-kernel-source package from the restricted folder under.

If your chipset is supported as per above, but doesn’t work, please file a bug following the b43 driver procedure below. Has this bug been fixed in Ubuntu Nominated for Karmic by benske. Uninstall the Broadcom STA wireless driver 3.

Here is the link to the supported devices http: There is also no indication that your problem is related to the ssb module. Under the heading ‘Drivers available in Ubuntu’ you will see the wl driver first in the list. I don’t need the ndis wrapper any more.

Thank you Anders but it did not work in my laptop. Too bad my wireless network setup is getting even messier now. If you are doing it with the terminal then, taking into consideration the 3 additional packages mentioned in Step 2 and depending on your model you would then execute the following:. I will reload 8. 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.


[ubuntu] BCM on Ubuntu (Macbook Pro)

With Synaptic type b43 in the Search box: For future reference you can manage the status of your own bugs by clicking on the current status in the yellow line and then choosing a new status in the revealed drop down box. Hope this bug will be killed for final release! So I’m still stuck with using ndiswrapper. I also have this issue, thanks for the helpful tips, I will try them out!

TIPS – If you happen to have another Linux distro on the same PC or have Ubuntu installed with Windows, for cases where your only internet access was actually the wireless card, you can go to the other operating system, download the needed packages Will take some timeput them in a special folder, then go back to Ubuntu and access that folder.