I miss the easy install of drivers under windows but it is time to say “adios” to Microsoft. The ndiswrapper package utilizes the Windows closed source drivers to activate your WiFi card. April 11, at With rfkill I can see: This manual is primarily intended for EL6 and EL7.

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December 22, at 5: The broadcom-sta package aims to offer an earlier version for a given release.

networking – Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers – Ask Ubuntu

Rahmat H Slamet says: Then in broadvom terminal, execute: After I followed the steps I restarted and every thing worked great. If it doesn’t work or the command failed saying there is no such module, then you could try opening a terminal and type.

Pinging the gateway is not working, too. You have to do this every time you reboot. I enabled broavcom ATI Raedon driver first then the Broadcom driver this lead to the errors mentioned above.

Mar 15 ’13 at Whats up with the broadcom anyway, always seems to be a snag for me an successful linux installation. Please post their response to your report. I hope that it would be of help to someone too: July 4, at 6: This is because the access needed is denied by Secure Boot so the drivers will look like they are installed correctly when in fact the did not. Read the cookie policy here I agree – continue.


Answer below is updated every time new information is added and confirmed working. This solution is not working for me. Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt.

How to Fix Broadcom BCM Wireless Driver on Ubuntu and Linux Mint |

Why not extract it to arbitrary location and leave the ownership it is? I would say you’ll need that file and https: Look at the instructions; https: Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site the association bonus does not count. March 6, at 7: The example tells you how to go about building a SlackBuild.

Followed this step by step and it worked!

I was almost giving up on this after a 3 day search. This is a relatively new driver that was recently added to Ubuntu since the driver was added to the kernel. When that happens, first check if your card is indeed supported by the STA driver, and linnux do that, open a terminal window ctrl-alt-t and run lspci -nn grep -i BCM The output will include the wireless card model, make sure it is among the models listed below.


Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. If your chipset is supported as per above, but doesn’t work, please file a bug following the b43 driver procedure below. Install the firmware-binstaller package. So I guess thanks are in order.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

After all this, the system was ready–desktop and its files. If your connection drops very often, it means you are almost in the middle of both router devices.

Purge the bcmwl-kernel-source package: