I did see a 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. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Absolutely tiny, too small for me to do any meaningful work on one. I tried Felix’s suggestion first and it worked until the next time I booted the laptop. Email me about changes to this bug report. I have the Broadcom BCM as well and the problem seems not to appear when I’m using the kernel instead of the generic on Hardy 2.

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The card is recognized in the Hardware Information list, yet it isn’t recognized in Konsole. I’m unsubscribing myself from this bug now.


Insert the Broadcom wl module: On this or a machine with the same kernel version, install the driver. Jeremy Brown jeremy-jbdynamics wrote on I actually prefer it a lot, it is easier on the eye and can be turned off to me. When i tried at first to unload ssb, the error it gave me said it depended on b The ndis-wrapper was the only way to get it to work and ssb was getting in the way.


Broadcom BCM ndiswrapper is very good, but i’m wondering if it would work with the bcm-driver after all.

I tried Ubuntu before and because the wireless kept giving me error i stopped using linux for a while and now i’m back to give it another try and hopefully stay with linux, so help me out please. The old fix in http: If not already performed, connect the device to your system.

Last edited by lakedude; at It must be downloaded and extracted, which can be performed by the firmware-binstallerfirmware-b43legacy-installer or firmware-blpphy-installer packages during their installation.

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[SOLVED] Broadcom BCM a/b/g/n (rev. 03) / Ubuntu / Dell XPS m

Which limux do you have exactly? This is affecting me as well in Hardy b1: Please post their response to your report.

Brian Murray brian-murray wrote on Blacklisting ssb allows ndiswrapper to work again.

To post a comment you must log in. Broadcom Corporation BCM Take a look at this thread from yesterday also about a Broadcom “”: Granted, with the latest updates to Ubuntu, ndiswrapper works, but it’s intermittent for me. This problem still appears in NDISwrapper This should only be used as a last resort, if the device is not supported by Linux kernel drivers e.


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If the user is offline or cannot reach openwrt. 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.

If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. On Tue, Oct 6, at 3: I don’t think this should be marked as fixed.

Uninstall the Broadcom STA wireless driver 3. See Bcm328 Wireless Troubleshooting Guide https: Restart It even seems to still work after multiple normal reboots! I just purchased this laptop a couple days ago and it would be nice to use the wireless connection.