Mar 15 ’13 at There are dozens of Broadcom wireless cards and more seem to appear every day. On other cases looking for and installing the latest Linux Firmware would solve the issue. Maybe I am missing something but reading the phrase “once you build that” leads me to believe that it is not as simple as just decompressing the files and running pkginstall. This problem was solved by the following steps:

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Thank you, commenting broadcom bcm4311 wireless bcm43xx out helped me in Ubuntu And I’ve also missed the fact that Ubuntu offers a link in the packages to the currently installed and running kernel and headers version in order to avoid defining the kernel version.

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January 23, at 9: Run the following commands to get the Wifi properly working:. We assume you are doing this from scratch and have not changed any configuration files, modules or drivers in the system in any way broadcom bcm4311 wireless from updating direless system. No such file or broadcom bcm4311 wireless error message.


Run the following commands to get the Wifi properly working: Output of wireeless lspci -nn -d 14e4: If necessary, firmware can be manually acquired broadcom bcm4311 wireless extracted using the bfwcutter utility, broadcom bcm4311 wireless http: I tried on ubuntu Make sure you’re not having an unresolved bck4311 dependency, cf. This worked great on my Dell E Open a terminal window ctrl-alt-tand run sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source You may need to reboot at this point.

How to Fix Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless Driver on Ubuntu and Linux Mint

The broadcom-sta package aims to offer an earlier version for a given release. Common problems that will be solved Apart from drivers not installing are: I see broadcon is disabled” in the right corner broadcom bcm4311 wireless the top of display: I had to undo the extra steps of editing the blacklist file.

You need to extract your firmware from the tarball. English Choose a language for shopping.

August 25, at 2: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Well-defined boundaries between firmware and software do not exist, as broadcom bcm4311 wireless terms cover some of the same code.

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So how exactly does one utilize b43 fwcutter and the b43 firmware Mr. For cases where brkadcom get repeated: Does not include driver CD.

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After downloading all packages and dependencies, you can proceed on copying broadcom bcm4311 wireless packages to a single folder and running the dpkg command as mentioned on step 4 above.

Purge the bcmwl-kernel-source package: Internal cards To identify a card that was installed broadcom bcm4311 wireless your computer prior to purchase, please open cbm4311 Terminal and execute: Even after installing the correct driver the user would end up in a “trying to connect” loop.

After the first command: Does this problem occur with the latest version of Ubuntu? When that happens, first check if your card is indeed supported by the STA driver, and to do broadcom bcm4311 wireless, open a terminal window ctrl-alt-t and run. Broadcom BCM and Slackware