This is what worked for me: Purge the bcmwl-kernel-source package: And add the headers dependency, you could remove them afterwards–and surely you’d have to rebuild the module upon kernel change. Copy the downloaded file to your home folder. Kat Amsterdam 2, 1 10 To test the driver and remove the need for a computer restart use:
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As this driver is closed source, fixes in the driver itself may only be provided by Broadcom. Open wirelfss terminal window ctrl-alt-tand run. Open Software Centersearch and install the following packages, bfwcutter firmware-blpphy-installerer Reboot once.
There are also some techniques to force the wireless device to only connect to a specific router by setting the BSSID to the MAC Address of the router you deiban to connect to. In the case where either the blacklist.
First check if it hard-blocked. If it gives any errors, read the error and follow the steps it mentions. NDISwrapper This should only be used as a last resort, if the device is not supported by Linux kernel drivers e. Link 1 – https: Nroadcom always recommend removing and reinstalling the broadcom drivers using your terminal In a terminal type the following command sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-kernel-source then sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source This will then rebuild your driver.
If your laptop does not detect your wireless card some users have mentioned that using rfkill unblock all will wireleds the problem. Broadcom wireless cards supported by the STA driver: To lower or eliminate the dropping rate of your wireless device, debain to position yourself where your wireless card can see only one router or at least one of the routers has a higher signal strength than the other one.
I’ve also stumbled upon these answers with a check lspci -nn grep Network For pci. This problem was solved by the brroadcom steps: Kat Amsterdam 2, 1 10 The open-source brcmfmac driver is available from the brcm module of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community.
Broadcom 43xx wireless devices
Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. For example, In this case, since you have the 14e4: Debixn Corporation BCM I fixed my problem with the Broadcom bcm drivers.
To check, run on the terminal software-properties-gtk and make sure all options on the Ubuntu Software Tab are enabled. This should work well and in recent version of Ubuntu, Natty and Oneiric should “Just work”. I’m not sha of what I’ve done. You can check it by running: Back to top b43 – No Internet access If you do not have any other means of Internet access from Ubuntu, then you will have to download the firmware from sa computer with Internet access, from an existing OS on another partition, or before you install Ubuntu.
Dell Inspiron E, the following steps aloneworked for me. Please carefully read all instructions on this website.
Debian — Package Search Results — broadcom-sta-dkms
Run the following in the terminal: For more granular support information, please see their wiki page here. To find out your current kernel use the command: If you’re behind on versions, I’d suggest the upgrade but for a quick fix, you can take a look at the mainline kernels and try devian of those.
Make sure you have the linux-headers package that matches your current kernel version, plus the appropriate generic header packages so that they are automatically updated wirelesw a kernel upgrade. In fact, my PCI.
This applies with all cases, except as noted. I’ve been having a nice double-liner: