I’m not sure of what I’ve done. The first is the firmware-binstaller package. This method does not use the Additionals Drivers way. Relatively new to Linux and Ubuntu, have used a Wifi stick on my Dell for ages now, but with your help freed from that hassle!! No such file or directory” error message.

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Been braodcom ages looking around for a solution! Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site the association bonus does not count. Make sure you’re not having an unresolved linux-headers dependency, cf.

If it doesn’t work or the command failed saying there is no such module, then you could try opening a terminal and type. So here comes a hint for other noobs like me that I grabbed from here:.

Ubuntu 10.04 and Broadcom BCM43xx wireless

March 10, at 7: 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.

Put a in front of the line: There’s a bug report here concerning that Broadcom chip in Natty that similar to what you’re experiencing.


You will also need the bfwcutter package which is usually included on the install media or can be downloaded from the official online repositories. I tried this on Ubuntu If you have blegacy wireless card then you need to install the legacy driver using the below command. October 19, at 3: As a convenience, Ubuntu offers two versions of this driver: Peter Mortensen 1, 2 10 Petronilla Escarabajo 1, 7 7.

Ubuntu and Broadcom BCM43xx wireless | nfolamp blog

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:. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. As per the Broadcom readme file for driver version 6.

Ataraxio Panzetta 1 1 6. I have that one, but it seems I can’t catch the modems set on a channel above There is a much easier way of solving this problem.

Ubuntu Broadcom Wireless Driver Offline Install

Lock the version in the Synaptic package manager until the issue is fixed. Although Ubuntu is meant to be versatile, beautiful, and easy to use for everyone, packages still are prone to dependency faults. July 5, at 5: That have already worked for me four times it may happen any time you are forcing a shutdown or disconnecting the Wi-Fi.


I was about to call it quits on that project.

Install Broadcom b43 wireless driver in Ubuntu /

First, make sure you’ve ran sudo apt-get update from the terminal. In the Method field select Ignore.

Here are the vendor and device codes for my wireless. December 8, at I instead tried to install the firmware-binstaller following Luis Alvarado’s answer using firmware-binstaller is an alternative already pointed out in his postand it worked!

This is actually a bug in Jockey as Jockey should resolve the driver conflict for you. Is the Broadcom non-free driver turned on there? Broadccom also need to install the dkms if not already available, too, which is a bit tricky without an Internet connection. Following Andy’s instructions, first I removed and reinstalled the Broadcom drivers with: