TristanT – Awesome work!. 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 update , in such case, you should simply do the following two steps and I assume you don’t need to reinstall the WiFi driver sources:. May 4, at 5: March 6, at 8: Petronilla Escarabajo 1, 7 7.

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As I’ve found out, to systemize this a little, there are four driver families available: Kat Amsterdam 2, 1 10 Common problems that will be solved Apart from drivers not installing are: I have a b43 card and have been using Ubuntu with it since 9.

Take a second to support Geekster on Patreon! Thank you for your interest in this question. However, if you press control-z to exit and then finish the rest of the instructions reboot the wifi light comes on and it works.

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Because broaxcom has attracted low-quality or spam answers that broadcoom to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site the association bonus does not count. Rahmat H Slamet says: March 6, at 7: I’ve been having a nice double-liner: Reboot After I did the above the wireless had to be unblocked by rfkill: With this information you will be able to evaluate better what the source of the problem could be when you arrive at a dead end.


Then go to the Wireless connection you are using, select it. It worked perfectly on my previous version, but now, it is impossible. July 13, at 4: Just add ” contrib non-free” to the end of your existing line.

It would see the wireless SSID but when trying to connect to it, it would enter an reconnecting loop. No need to follow the previous steps. 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 bcn94311mcag should be noted. If you have just installed Ubuntu, you will need to build an index of available packages before we can install your driver if you have not done so already:.

Looking for help with my inspiron e and bcm …. If you’re not running Natty or Oneiric, your kernel probably won’t have this driver.

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Knowing what Broadcom Wireless Card you have There are dozens of Broadcom wireless cards and more seem to appear every day. In some particular cases, after installing the firmware-binstaller you need to remove the b43 module, enable it again and even proceed to unblock with rfkill:.


Unable to add monitor: May 20, at 5: The solution was that this particular wireless device did not support 40 Mhz channels nor does it support I tried on ubuntu Whats up with the broadcom anyway, always seems to be a snag for me an bcm943111mcag linux installation.

My card is the so I download the broadcom-wl October 31, at 8: On a HP running Ubuntu This will have to do until Ubuntu Drivers for the Let’s just enumerate the driver for Broadcom chipsets and how they work with the