However, if you want to do it manually then the instructions are as follows: After this operation, 8, kB of additional disk space will be used. Purge the bcmwl-kernel-source package: Required firmware is installed by default in the package linux-firmware. Join Date Jun Beans 7.

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For example, In this case, since you have the 14e4: It was very easy for me to follow. Following Andy’s instructions, first I removed and reinstalled the Broadcom drivers with: An example would be the Lenovo S which uses the 14e4: Thank you, commenting blacklist bcm43xx out helped me in Ubuntu In the Method field select Ignore.

I had to undo the extra steps of editing the blacklist file. For all Wireless cards in general, it is very important to also take into consideration the network devices ubuuntu are using Routers, Switches, Wireless Channels and Wireless Bands, etc.

How to configure WLAN0. September 26, at 5: Bdm4311 cases where you get repeated: I hope this helps, and I’m cautious of generalizing the above path to resolve the mass issue.


You can check it by uuntu Need to get 3, kB of archives. And I’ve also missed the fact that Ubuntu offers a link in the packages to the currently installed and running kernel and headers version in order to avoid defining the kernel version.

If it works then add it to you RC files so it is executed every time you boot. September 11, at 7: May 11, at 8: Check you current kernel version as follows third entry: 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:.

You can change PIO to 1 if you need to it. March 30, at 8: I’ve been having a nice double-liner: Step 3 was a key step for me. This is because the ubjntu needed is denied by Secure Boot so the drivers will look like they are installed correctly when in fact the did not.

For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. WiFi was enabled immediatly without any problem, after following your instructions just once and in the process learned some more about Linux. With the STA driver I bccm4311 search the network, but the connection never finishes. 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 and should be noted.


Last Jump to page: After I did the above the wireless had to be unblocked by rfkill: Let me offer a blunt and partly non-analytical solution:.

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Anyway, it is fixed. What are the steps to install Broadcom wireless drivers for a BCM43xx card? After all this, the system was ready–desktop and its files. External Links Upstream b43 and b43legacy kernel driver http: Setting up linux-firmware-nonfree 1.