So when installing it, you should check if it also installed the following packages: First of all, blacklist the wl, brcm and b43 modules and all its dependencies. I suggest the following solution procedure for issue 2: If so, this may be helpful: Thanks for the help.

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Reboot and then try to install them via ndiswrapper. 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.

Click Close and Close again. Broadcom Corporation BCM If you are having a WiFi issue, please see below on getting this addressed.

The first is the firmware-b43legacy-installer package. Open a new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the btoadcom If it doesn’t, please file a report as per the procedure above. In the command below replace drivername with the driver you want to blacklist: For this cases, some users have reported the following to work:.

I suggest the following solution procedure for issue 2: This is more of a Broadcom problem than an Ubuntu problem. It should be using the bcma and brcmsmac wireless driver instead of the wl wireless driver.

The first thread mentioned contradicts the second one install bfwcutter vs. Each way of installing it does not guarantee it will work perfectly until you do the proper test That is why I mention the time above.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

See if it offers you the b43 firmwareif so install it. If you are doing it with the terminal then, taking into consideration the 3 additional packages mentioned in Step 2 and depending on your model you would then execute the following:.

USB hub found [ 1. July 5th, 5. Alternative Answer which also works for BCM by izx. To answer your problem, Broqdcom have used the steps provided in this forums thread. Hub Bus Device If so, which one s specifically? Other special cases forand by using modprobe or installing an additional package Depending on Ubuntu version some will work, some will not.

Broadcom Corporation- WiFi Problem Ubuntu – TechFlax

I installed Ubuntu Note that if you have ANY of the following wireless cards, this will be the common way to install them:. The relevant driver has built-in logic to probe the actual chip, for example: Other cor;oration had some trouble with your wifi card; here is another question that it’s supposed to be solved:. Lastly the Guide to all Broadcom Drivers found in Ubuntu which shows the following list For more information, visit the link provided, it covers much more:.

Only included here for completeness. Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Last Jump to page: However, if you want to do it manually then the instructions are as follows: Please also clarify if you installed Ubuntu to the harddisk and are running from a harddisk install OR if you are only testing Ubuntu in a Live CD session.

Corporatiob not working after update Network Unclaimed Ask Question. I also had a lot of problems to get it to work in a normal, reliable way.