On Ubuntu, you will need headers and tools. This problem was solved by the following steps: If your connection drops every so often some users have suggested to set IPv6 to Ignore. 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. I assume you know the type model of your wireless card.

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Suggested by additional drivers. Originally Posted by frankbell What distro?

HOWTO Get Broadcom Wireless Working with Linux

If your laptop does not detect your wireless card some users have mentioned that using rfkill unblock all will solve the problem. I instead tried to broadcom sta wireless the firmware-binstaller following Luis Alvarado’s answer using firmware-binstaller is an alternative already pointed out in his postand it worked! On one of my computers, simply installing wicd was enough to wake up the Broadcom chip, broaccom I can’t remember what chipset it was broadcom sta wireless and can’t access it right now.

The BCM driver needed this step and the jockey self-configuration omitted it for some reason. Originally Posted by ywatson. This is simply a script to extract and install the b43legacy driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community.

To find out which PCI. Uninstall the bcmwl-kernel-source package by issuing the following command on broadcom sta wireless terminal: It seems like the firmware files are missing from the Linux drivers?

broadcom-sta package in Ubuntu

However ‘dpkg –configure -a’ gave the following message: With rfkill I can see: Remove Broadcom STA wireless driver after unsuccessful installation I suspect there is a deeper problem here and I suspect you’ll post broadcom sta wireless and say it isn’t fixed, but to answer plainly the question you asked: NB if you’ve no access to a wired network on your machine you will need to broadcom sta wireless the bfwcutter package manually from hereas well as your broadcom sta wireless driver from here.

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.

This package contains Broadcom The broadcom-sta package aims to offer an earlier version for a given release. So what you will need after this search is: Please provide the router manufacturer, model, broadcom sta wireless broadcon version. March 8th, broadcom sta wireless In some cases you will also need the revision version if it appears for some special cases.

If you’ve installed it, purge it. Loading firmware version 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 wirelses driver.

Manu Kemppainen 11 1. Unfortunately I can’t post more than only 2 links here yet per post. When this is working the little light on the broadcom sta wireless is broadcom sta wireless. On Ubuntu, you will need headers and tools.

wl – Debian Wiki

I tried rfkill list: Preparing broadcom sta wireless System If you have just installed Ubuntu, you will need to broadcom sta wireless an index of available packages before we can install your driver if you have not done so already: I installed Linux and my wireless doesn’t work.

As per the Broadcom readme file for driver version 6.

Copy the downloaded file to your home folder. To lower or eliminate the dropping rate of your wireless device, try to position yourself where your wireless card can see only one router or at least one of the routers has a higher signal strength than the other broadcom sta wireless.