Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. Back to top b43 – No Internet access If you do not have any other means of Internet access from Ubuntu, then you will have to download the firmware from another computer with Internet access, from an existing OS on another partition, or before you install Ubuntu. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. 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. Maybe my thing is called wlp2s0. This checks your config. Reboot, then try to install the package as you normally would.

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Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA wireless driver source

TIPS – If you happen to have another Linux distro on the ubunntu 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.


This checks your config. We bcm433225 the same exact wireless card and driver that’s why I say all of this.

If necessary, firmware can be manually acquired and extracted using the bfwcutter utility, see http: Email Required, but bbcm43225 shown. For more granular support information, please see their wiki page here. Did not work out, not even able to see wifi connections.

If you see the message “Module build for the currently running kernel was skipped since the kernel source for this kernel does not seem to be installed” then you are missing the appropriate generic linux-header package s. Just as simple as install and done.

This will start downloading the packages and additionally download the Broadcom driver source Couple of additional Megabytes. Internal cards To identify a card that was installed inside your computer prior to purchase, please open a Terminal and execute: Reboot bdm43225 then try to install them via ndiswrapper.

If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is an older version than that available from Broadcom, then contacting them would not apply.

ubunhu Do it all as root, or use sudo. If so, which one s specifically? This is more of a Broadcom problem than an Ubuntu problem. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

Broadcom BCM4313, BCM43224, BCM43225 devices (brcmsmac, brcm80211)

Instructions to install the package may be found below. Sign up using Facebook. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.


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Wifi hardware was not detected and after a lot of work, I was able to install it, chasing down all the dependencies. Install all needed packages that you have downloaded. In some cases BCM will still not work.

bcm43xx – Debian Wiki

If the wireless is blocked, use Code: Wlan0 was a guess. Zanna 50k 13 The open-source brcmsmac driver for PCIe devices is available from the brcm module of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community. Find More Posts by pholland. I was testing TAILS on this Notebook as live cd and with that there are absolutely no problems with connectig to the wifi.

If your chipset is supported as per above, but doesn’t work, please file a bug following the b43 driver procedure below. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.