Anonymous Meerkat September 9, at Selecting previously unselected package bcmwl-kernel-source. You will also need the bfwcutter package which is usually included on the install media or can be downloaded from the official online repositories. Having a problem logging in? Last edited by swisswiss; at Disabled in Debian 2.

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After that you need to run this to get rid of the ssb module permanently: If you need to reset your password, click here. This was the exact problem I was having and your explanation made it very easy for a bc4321 like me. The broadcom-sta package aims to offer an earlier version for a given release.

Notify me of new posts via email. Need a driver for a Dell wlan mini card in a inspiron bcm43221 Ubuntu Disabled in Debian 2.

You need to be connected to the internet. If so, which one s specifically? For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.


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Open a new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the firmware: Having a problem logging in? Remember the card number should be something like: Internal cards To identify a card that was installed inside your computer prior to purchase, please open a Terminal and execute: Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.

[SOLVED] Broadcom BCM

If you reboot and everything works, that’s great; don’t change anything. I also have this exact card, and have also recently switched to Linux. I am using Kubuntu and Lubuntu both 64bitsand spent some time trying to understand why the same card works fine in Kubuntu but don’t exists in Lubuntu, both having bcmwl-kernel-source installed. Thank you so much!

Broadcom Wireless Chipset (BCM, BCM, BCM, and BCM) on Ubuntu Karmic. |

Broadcom Beoadcom physical id: Installing Windows drivers with NdisWrapper. 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.


After a reboot the system may auto-load a different driver to the one you wanted to use.

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Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA wireless driver source

The second is the b43 driver, maintained upstream by the Linux kernel community. The full manufacturer and model of your computer as noted on the sticker of the computer itself. Basically I did this: If anyone has any insight to the problem, that would be awesome.

The machine will reboot here.

Anonymous Meerkat May 23, at 3: First, just want to make sure you followed the steps correctly. Visit the following links: