The BCM broadcom wireless card is compatible with the open source brcm driver directly included in the standard kernel or the proprietary broadcom-wl driver that can be installed from the Additional Drivers in Ubuntu. For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. Partners Support Community Ubuntu. Join Date Jul Beans 7. However, before you proceed, carefully read through the forum thread below in order to make sure that your Broadcom chipset identically matches the original poster’s and mine. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. You DON’T want the bfirmware-cutter.

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I also don’t know which forum section this thread should be in.

July 6th, 6. I have two threads that might help: It is maintained upstream here. I have installed Debian Jessie from netinst CD. Configure your wireless interface as appropriate.

I’m trying to install a wifi driver on a Gateway NV56R14u. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct.

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[SOLVED] Wifi not working – LTS – Broadcom BCM

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. After I installed xfce4 and xfce4-goodies. Last edited by Didier Spaier; at The aim of Ubuntu is to ensure all card models work automatically with no, or minimal configuration. How to get it working given all the commands above?

bcm43xx – Debian Wiki

Try the solution here. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. If you are having a WiFi issue, please see below on getting this addressed. Debian 9 “stretch” deb http: You might need to call update-initramfs -u to ensure that your changes will be effective after a reboot.

If bcm413 doesn’t, please file a report as per the procedure above. Search this Thread Advanced Search. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration.

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I find a lot of out dated stuffbut nothing currentif I am in error and such a how to do exists please point me to it so I can point other to it also. Searched the braodcom but haven’t been able to find anything that worked.

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Just add ” contrib non-free” to the end of your existing line. You could also try the other commands: Sign up using Facebook. Did I download the correct driver? Find More Posts by frankbell View Blog.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

Open a new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the firmware: July 5th, 2. If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is an older libux than that available from Broadcom, then contacting them would not apply. Return to System configuration.

Broadcom Corporation BCM I followed what jokerdino suggested, except I added brcmsmac to rc.