Join Date Jan Beans I cannot get it to work. According to the info in Synaptic, the “bcmwl-kernel-source” package supports my netbook’s hardware: Now, with the current driver version 6. For more info, please refer to ELRepo kmod-wl page.

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Broadcom Corporation BCM Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. This is simply a script to extract and install the b43 driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community. Copy the downloaded file to your home folder.

Then I installed the “bcmwl-kernel-source” package using Synaptic, and UNinstalled the “bfwcutter” package. I then removed the proprietary Broadcom driver using Driver Manager.


Calling CRDA for country: Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. The problem came back again after stopping wireless connection and using wired connection for printing some paper works. Powered by Askbot version 0. The first is the firmware-binstaller package. Join Date Jan Beans 1. Driver for Broadcom BCM The time now is To remedy this, we’ll run the following sed replacement commands: See Also Wireless Troubleshooting Guide https: No wifi networks were displayed under the network manager icon.


Still no joy after a reboot.

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Broadcom BCM The solution provided for NikTh worked for me too, but also happened the same situation that wijit reported. After a corporatiion the system may auto-load a different driver to the one you wanted to use. Please provide the router manufacturer, model, and firmware version. I have looked in software sources, and it claims that the proprietary driver is being employed. The open-source brcmfmac driver is available from the brcm module of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community.

External Links Upstream b43 and b43legacy kernel driver http: Not sure if the problem coming back. Bck43228 to an excessively restrictive license accompanying this Broadcom driver, the ELRepo repository developers have refrained from supplying it via an rpm package – hence this manual was created with the purpose of providing a corpoation comprehensive driver installation manual.


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After corppration setup of the driver, users new to wireless often report problems like “Error for wireless request “Set Encode” 8B2A: RS Dec 19 Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

As this driver is closed source, fixes in the driver itself may only be provided by Broadcom. In layman’s terms, the WiFi card, finds the AP sbut fails to associate it with the driver. Perhaps this is more current I haven’t tried it https: Vostro Dec 19 If that didn’t help, try these commands: