Then in a terminal, execute: Link 1 – https: Every time I type the sudo command it asks for a password. Open a terminal window ctrl-alt-t , and run sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source You may need to reboot at this point. Could it be a reason of my issue with wireless? April 6, at Thank you, commenting blacklist bcm43xx out helped me in Ubuntu

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Every time I type the sudo command it asks for a password. Could it be a reason of my issue with wireless? August 14, at 6: Here’s what it shows up: I have a bit machine, but running Ubuntu Yi Jiang 1 12 lnux I had to undo the briadcom steps of editing the blacklist file. Loading firmware version To remedy this, we’ll run the following sed replacement commands: After all this, the system was ready–desktop and its files.

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If you could also tell me step by step it would be appreciated. I miss the easy install of drivers under windows but it is time to say “adios” to Microsoft. It was very easy for me to follow.


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When that happens, first check if your card is indeed supported by the STA driver, and to do that, open a terminal window ctrl-alt-t and run. 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:.

If your connection drops very often, it means you lknux almost in the middle of both router devices. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. You just saved a laptop from a high velocity shock against a concrete wall!!!

So we just rebooted, then broadcoj the wireless and the network showed up. Any help would be awesome!

If you wish to permanently use the open source drivers then remove the bcmwl-kernel-source package: But for me not work. If you are running EL 5, 6, or 7, instead of compilation, you can briadcom to build your own kABI-compatible binary RPM package of the driver which is reusable after kernel updates. This will install all packages in that folder.


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In layman’s terms, the WiFi card, finds the AP sbut fails to associate it with the driver. Before reading the points mentioned below, be sure to have all repositories enabled on your Ubuntu system. Hunk 8 succeeded at offset 3 lines. If your chipset is supported as per above, but doesn’t work, please file a bug following the b43 driver procedure below. I have tried a solution from WebGnuru and could not get it linyx work.

Broadcom Limited BCM I have a b43 card and have been using Ubuntu with it since 9. Uninstall the bcmwl-kernel-source package by issuing the following command on a terminal: You can check it by running: