Please include only one not both of the following corresponding to which driver series you are filing a report against: I have that one, but it seems I can’t catch the modems set on a channel above To begin with,if you already have bfwcutter installed, you need to reinstall it, please run: Broadcom Corporation BCM BB code is On.

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The additional drivers window says this driver is active and currently in use. To check, run on the terminal software-properties-gtk and make sure all options on the Ubuntu Software Tab are enabled.

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For cases where you need to install bcmwl-kernel-source but you are offline, here is an excellent answer about it. So I comment out the line in the terminal how do I save it? December 22, at 5: If it works then add it to you RC files so it is executed every brodacom you boot. Sadly does not work for me. Your Wi-Fi should work as intended. Read the cookie policy here I agree – continue.

Now after running a command sudo lshw llinux network I’ve got the following info: The first makes sure that the sta driver is in place, the second and third blacklist the two drivers brcmsmac and bcma which clash with the correct sta broarcom. If necessary, firmware can be manually acquired and extracted using the bfwcutter utility, see http: Answer below is updated every time vroadcom information is added and confirmed working.


They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. That have already worked for me four times it may happen any time you are forcing a shutdown or disconnecting the Wi-Fi.

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How to Fix Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless Driver on Ubuntu and Linux Mint

Make sure you’re not having an unresolved linux-headers dependency, cf. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site 43311 association bonus does not count.

If you wish to permanently use the open source drivers then remove the bcmwl-kernel-source package: Originally Posted by Gordie From what I remember you have to compile and build a Slackware package from the Slackbuild link.

This is a common problem to Broadcom wireless chip.

Still, having used Gentoo for years, I’ve got used to its verbosity and which may seem unnecessary coloring and lnux of output. March 2, at 5: You can either restart your pc or if this is a pain type the following commands in the terminal which will ‘switch on’ your wireless.


BCM Mint 16 – no wireless – no Internet connection

Preparing the System If you have just broarcom Ubuntu, you will need to build an index of available packages before we can install your driver if you have not done so already: Page 1 of 2. March 6, at 7: ID you found in the steps above, we then search in the list below to find the matching PCI. Please provide the router manufacturer, model, and firmware version. I am sure I followed all the instructions, but the article was written in and ,inux do change in the computer world.

Unfortunately I can’t post more than only 43111 links here yet per post. On the WebGnuru site I got to the step of entering insmod wl. If you do not have any experience you can use any editor For example gedit, type sudo gedit.

Network folder, wireless and select Options ubuntu Chipset is BCM, I tried all sorts of things, no dice. You must go to http: If not linuux, then come back and try the solution described below.