I am back to Ubuntu January 28, at 9: It worked pretty well, but then I upgraded to a 2. The time now is Double click on the package to install or in a Terminal issue the following commands:

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For the Atmel chips, you had to choose between the atmelwlandriver which was being developed by someone at Atmel, I believe. 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.

Make sure you have the linux-headers package that matches your current kernel version, plus the appropriate generic header packages so that they are automatically updated on a kernel upgrade. If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is an older version than that available from Broadcom, then contacting them would not apply.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

There were two I tried the first one with no luck. I’ve been able to get it to work.


Find More Posts by goumba. If necessary, firmware can be manually acquired and extracted using the bfwcutter utility, see http: If not lunux performed, connect the device to your system. Is there an easy way to disable the driver I installed.

Is there still no linux drivers for my emachines m with the bcm broadcom wireless card? Unfortunately wl does not use bcma bus driver, so this additional step is required. Linux – Software This forum is for Software issues. This works without any additional drivers.

Linksys WMP54GS with Broadcom BCM chipset under Linux kernel

Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. That got me connected and online. Join Date Apr Beans Hidden! The ndiswrapper package utilizes the Windows closed source drivers to activate your WiFi card. I’ve done a fresh install of Natty The following got my card working:.

Intel card works perfectly without any configuration. I had this same problem on a Dell Latitude D The bcmwl-kernel-source package aims to offer a later version for a given release.


St Louis, MO Distribution: This is simply a script to extract and install the b43legacy driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community. I am assuming it simply died, but I am suspicious of that.

Broadcom BCM wireless adapter is there but it doesn’t work

Post your question in this forum. Or, another wireless PC in Ad-Hoc mode? I struggled broacom the Debian ndiswrapper-source and ndiswrapper-utils version 1. Dossy, Thank you for the help. If it doesn’t work, please file a bug report as per the support article. I do not know if that makes a difference or not.

Don’t worry about being a newbie, everyone is a newbie at one point or another. Toggle line numbers Code: If it doesn’t, please file a report as per the procedure above.