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. It was working fine, the Ethernet was easy. Firmware is not packaged by the Debian Project. The first is the firmware-binstaller package. To find out your current kernel use the command: Sign up using Email and Password. 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.

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The b43 infrastructure is composed of two parts. Thanks for your reply.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

The b43legacy infrastructure is composed of two parts. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. But the this weird black screen flickers on for a second and now instead of my using my Ethernet, I know use my wireless adaptor which is broke and wont work with Ubuntu.

For some reason, Lubuntu doesnt activate my wifi. I have tried everything on the Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers reless-drivers page. Server Ubuntu connects to internet via 3g modem it then disturbutes internet to network via Ad Hoc, Ubuntu machines 431 window machines via eth0 and wlan0, I can connect LFS via eth0 all works well.


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The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Hi Ok I have managed to fix the problem of connecting to internet, I installed dhcp, I installed the bootscript but this is causing an issue on boot, as i need to set the wireless card to Ad Hoc.

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How can i activate my wifi? (Broadcom BCM) : Lubuntu

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– Broadcom BCM Wireless LAN Controller ISSUE – Ask Ubuntu

If you haven’t already Wireless suggest:. Back to top Switching between drivers If you card is supported by more than one driver then use the modprobe command to test the drivers. The bcmwl-kernel-source package should automatically blacklist the open source drivers so that the STA driver is the only one in use. Just add ” contrib non-free” to the end of your existing line.


But Brodcom have to say I really love using the Os.


Double click on the wieless to install or in a Terminal issue the following commands: Job is already running: Are you new to LinuxQuestions. The first is the firmware-binstaller package.

Any time you are having trouble with a piece of hardware in linux you should identify it lspci, lsusb and take to 4381 web. The full manufacturer and model of your computer as noted on the sticker of the computer itself. If you actually meant that you had Broadcom instead ofthen you should first try “lsmod” in a terminal and see if the b43 module loaded. Does this problem occur with the latest version of Ubuntu?

Introduced in Linux 2. Broadcom is just a pain in the butt.