Internal cards To identify a card that was installed inside your computer prior to purchase, please open a Terminal and execute: The b43legacy infrastructure is composed of two parts. It was backported from 3. One reboot, and it was automatically detected. Uninstall the bcmwl-kernel-source package by issuing the following command on a terminal:. The only remark is that the step of installing “linux-backports-modules-cw Run the following in the terminal:

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Ahhh, my page says wl will work as an alternate. If it doesn’t work, please file a bug report as per the support article.

wireless – I can’t get my Broadcom BCM wifi on to work – Ask Ubuntu

Copy the downloaded file to your home folder. I think that’s my main concern here. Instructions for installation may be found later in this article. Howeverthe only things needed to get it working are the bfwcutter available in Ubuntu repos and the Broadcom proprietary driver tar file mentioned there.


I did apt-get source bcmwl on a Ubuntu It was backported from 3. We just got used to it – unfortunately! Installing Windows drivers with NdisWrapper.

Recommended readings are the arch wiki page for aur, custom local repos and archiso. So I don’t really know where to put it on my Liunx arch linux. Any advice would be appreciated. It had linux-base and linux-headers. The b43legacy infrastructure is composed of two parts. The issue may be conflicting modules if it is running.

If so i would use that. As per the Broadcom readme file for driver version 6.


After a reboot the system may auto-load a different driver to the one you wanted to use. The second is the b43 driver, maintained upstream by the Linux kernel community. Broadcom Corporation Device [14e4: The bcmwl-kernel-source package should automatically blacklist the open source drivers so that the STA driver is the only one in hcm4331. Instructions to install the package may be found below.


Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. Install bfwcutter and download that tar file. Submit a new link. However, if you want to do it manually then the instructions are as follows: August 1st, 4. This is simply a script to extract and install the b43legacy driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community.

January 9th, 6. Can’t get wifi with Broadcom BCM chip self. We were all noobs once. Sign up using Email and Password. I had to change a few things to make it work for me. I’m pretty new to unpacking firmware etc, so I’m not sure what to do.

The b43 infrastructure is composed of two parts.