The ndiswrapper package utilizes the Windows closed source drivers to activate your WiFi card. In order to gather essential troubleshooting information about your wireless card, please follow this procedure:. Please take note about the following: Note that if you have ANY of the following wireless cards, this will be the common way to install them: Generic USB Hub [ 2. Another case involved removing some modules:

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My wired connection runs through the router and I have had no problems with that.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

July 6th, 6. The time now is Optical Wheel Mouse Bus Device If it doesn’t work, please file a bug report as per the support article.

Sign up using Facebook. If not then install each of them: It might help others that some similar thing can also be achieved using graphical interface: Another case involved removing some modules: What is the output of this Terminal command?

Maybe someone has already done itbut I haven’t seen it yet. The bfwcutter package will need to be installed. Some users have mentioned that using rfkill unblock all will solve the problem.


Firmware from userspace is required for device operation. There are several ways to install the drivers, they all depend on the model you have and the version of Ubuntu you have Since the driver version changes. Right now the models that I have listed here are the ones I have tested or were tested about other Ubuntu users: The aim of Ubuntu is to ensure all card models work automatically with no, or minimal configuration.


Other people had some trouble with your wifi card; here is another question that it’s supposed to be solved: Broadcom Corporation BCM The first thread mentioned contradicts the second one install bfwcutter vs.

It lists the Broadcom driver though, but it seems like it is just showing the driver bcm43313 use. So my guess is that it is the “brcmsmac” that is automatically loading obviously after removing purging the “wl” driver, and installing the firmware has absolutely nothing to do with the fix.

It’s written as a personal experience uguntu. I don’t know if this is really necessary in order to make the steps below work.

bcm43xx – Debian Wiki

The full manufacturer and model of your computer as noted on the sticker of the computer itself. Then, go into the bios, disable the wireless card put it on lockgo into the operating system, restart, go into the bios and unlock it. See if it offers you the b43 firmwareif so install it.


If so, which one s specifically? The b43legacy infrastructure is composed of two parts. Maybe this can help: I did verify that once I added brcmsmac that the network manager started showing wireless settings, but using rfkill I saw the hard lock was on the card, so I reset it.

Question # : Questions : gnome-nettool package : Ubuntu

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. This is simply a script to extract and install the b43 driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community. Ubuntu gnome-nettool Edit question Assignee: Common problems can be:.

Also install the Linux headers first: Note that if you have ANY of the following wireless cards, this will be the common way to install them:.