Flaming or offending other users. Ivan Carrasco 11 1. Open a new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the firmware: Jeff Rash 1 3. There’s no need for ndiswrapper and Windows drivers, because the Linux driver already exists, if you see no broadcom wireless device name, uninstall driver, restart computer, install driver and restart again until “firmware missing” message appears with wifi device name under wireless icon after clicking on it gnome. However, if you want to do it manually then the instructions are as follows:

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kernel – How do I install BCM wireless drivers? – Ask Ubuntu

Was this review helpful? Then up in the menu desktop, I clicked Enable Wireless.

Copy the downloaded file to your home folder. Install the rboadcom package. The STA driver in You should still have access to an Ethernet jack to get you online.


You will also need the bfwcutter package which is usually included on the install media or can broaxcom downloaded from the official online repositories. Reply to this review Read reply 1 Was this review helpful? How do I add Wireless driver for my laptop?

You can also do it from the command line: Identifying Your Broadcom BCM43xx Chipset With this information, you may assess what drivers are supported for your card, and how to switch to a different driver from the instructions below.


The b43legacy infrastructure is composed of two parts. You will have to install the B43xx firmware.

Page History Login to edit. However, if you want to do it manually then the instructions are as follows: Select type of offense: Open winows new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the firmware: Once all of the required information is present, if the version of the driver you are using is the latest version available from the Ubuntu repositories, then one would want to e-mail the bdev mailing list following this procedure.

Please include only one not both of the following corresponding to which driver series you are filing a report against: Instructions to install the package may be found below.

The open-source brcmsmac driver for PCIe devices is available from the brcm module of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community. Your Wi-Fi led turns on immediately.

Jeff Rash 1 3. The aim of Ubuntu is to ensure all card models work automatically with no, or minimal configuration. The full manufacturer and model of your computer as noted on the sticker of the computer itself. Cons It requires additional downloading, and the item is a driver, which means I have to windowws online to get the driver, that puts me online, so I cannot use it Summary not the full driver, waste of time.


This is simply a script to extract and install the b43 driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community.

[SOLVED] No Wireless on Broadcom BCM b/g LP-PHY

Thank You for Submitting Your Review,! For installation instructions, please see here. I followed the Medieval ‘s stepsbut for me it was incomplete.

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Sort Date Most helpful Positive rating Negative rating. Right now its acts as if I iwndows have a Wi-Fi card. After a reboot the system may auto-load a different driver to the one you wanted to use.