Thus, the Wi-Fi does work but it is annoying to deactivate and then reactivate it after each reboot. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here November 17, at 5: Even after installing the correct driver the user would end up in a “trying to connect” loop. January 1, at 3: Open a terminal window ctrl-alt-t , and run sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source You may need to reboot at this point. Manu Kemppainen 11 1.
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In gutsy I followed the instructions at https: Either solving minor problems that were happening with a cbm94311mcg card or making the card work for the first time.
I tried rfkill list: March 28, at Instructions to install the package may be found below. There is a much easier way of solving this problem. Hi, thanks for replying.
In such case, which I assume happens quite often, since 1 The inherent dependency isn’t resolved and 2 There’s a break in the wl interface upon upgrades which may involve a kernel updatein such case, you should simply do the following two steps and I assume you don’t need to reinstall the WiFi driver sources:. I’ll correct in the post above too. Tried so many tips from Linux forum, with no luck so far.
Setting up the Broadcom BCM94311MCG in Ubuntu 8.04
Remember to have a clean system before installing it:. You may need to install synaptic or your favorite package manager. This package contains Broadcom Install the firmware-binstaller package.
Notify me of new comments via email. To check, run on the terminal software-properties-gtk and make sure all options on the Ubuntu Software Tab are enabled.
To install firmware-binstaller offline see this answer. I try the password I use for Linux but it says wrong password. In such case, which I assume happens quite often, since 1 The inherent dependency isn’t resolved and 2 There’s a break in the wl interface upon upgrades which may involve a kernel updatein such case, you should simply do the following two steps and I assume you don’t need to reinstall the WiFi driver sources: What are the steps to install Broadcom wireless drivers for a BCM43xx card?
July 20, at 5: Anyway, it is fixed. Even after installing the correct driver the user would end up in a “trying to connect” loop. September 13, at To lower or eliminate the dropping rate of your wireless device, bcm94311mct 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.
November 15, at 6: See full activity log.
Setting up the Broadcom BCMMCG in Ubuntu | The German Component
Preparing the System If you have just installed Ubuntu, you will need to build an index of available packages before we can install your driver if you have not done so already: Look for stuff like ‘bcm’ etc. In the command below replace drivername with the driver you want to blacklist: But for me not work. Review your favorite Linux distribution. This method does not use the Additionals Drivers way.
Common problems that will be solved Apart from drivers not installing are:. Turns out the driver is in that one for the specific kernel version. If it doesn’t work or the command failed saying there is no such module, then you could try opening a terminal and type dmesg grep b43 If you see lines like: The trick is the order in which you install proprietary drivers.