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Broadcom Corporation BCM 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. It turned out it had been blacklisted. For an “Offline” install of bfwcutter and firmware in Ubuntu Broadcom Wireless bcm slow.

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The full manufacturer and model of your computer as noted on the sticker of the computer itself. Wicd might be worth a try; I prefer it to gnome-network-manager myself.

Originally Posted by frankbell. Wrong, but it happens. My first try was firmware-binstaller but after configuration a the installer sent a message saying that an unsupported B43 device was found. I did notice that the list of supported cards in the description in the Additional Drivers window didn’t include the Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. Suggestions and corrections are welcome especially corrections.


Dmesg said it was an unknown “blacklist”.

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Whatever fits the task best Posts: Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. Join Date Feb Beans Editing one file and rebooting solved the issue. Page History Login to edit. Ok I have installed bcm43xx-fwcutter but where is the driver file to install.

The bcmwl-kernel-source package aims to offer a later version for a given release. Find More Posts by PreferenceTaken. Now I have a bcm43066, but I can’t do anything with it.

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Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Thanks for your help, frankbell. It must be downloaded and extracted, which can be performed by the firmware-binstallerfirmware-b43legacy-installer or firmware-blpphy-installer packages during their installation.

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Anyway, glad it’s fixed. Nice and easy Cheers.


Hewlett-Packard Company Broadcom Let’s answer your questions first – Your card – Code:. In fact, I open the network manager and no wireless connections appear.

I went back and removed firmware-binstaller and reinstalled it. On one of my computers, simply installing wicd was enough to wake up the Broadcom chip, but I can’t remember what chipset it was using and can’t access it right now. It is maintained upstream here. Are you new to Boradcom.


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