ID you will see that in the columns for Ubuntu Did steps, worked for 14e4: I did the following steps: What are the steps to install Broadcom wireless drivers for a BCM43xx card? I assume you know the type model of your wireless card. Hi Marc, This bug was reported a while ago and there hasn’t been any activity in it recently. Great, this helped me!

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Wifix- a simple tool to install wifi the correct way under ubuntu & LinuxMint

Know that it some cases you need to have an updated Kernel version, since each new version of the Kernel introduces either bcm5960m Network drivers, improvements over existing drivers or solves bugs regarding them.

This will list all interfaces.

Special Case 1 – Uses bcma and brcmsmac driver combination. TristanT – Awesome work!. I hope this helps, and I’m cautious of generalizing the above path to resolve the mass issue. You can either restart your pc or if this is a pain type the following commands in the terminal which will ‘switch on’ your wireless.

Wifix- a simple tool to install wifi the correct way under ubuntu & LinuxMint | Unixmen

Broadcom Limited BCM Thanks for your valuable response. Petronilla Escarabajo 1, 7 7. To begin with,if you bdm5906m have bfwcutter installed, you need to reinstall it, please run: For the drivers, assuming they are not compiled into the kernel, run the command ‘su lsmod’ the list may be long, depending on your configuration.


Brad Figg brad-figg on Now the wireless should work. ID you will see that in the columns for Ubuntu This means that you will only have to install this particular package since it appears in all Ubuntu version columns. Now I had to find out how to re-enable it but now the problem lies somewhere else.

I’ve been having a nice double-liner: I hope that it would be of help to someone too: This applies for cases, for example, where the bcmwl-kernel-source is already installed but the driver does not yet work. I have that one, but it seems I can’t catch the modems set on a channel above To check, run on the terminal software-properties-gtk and make sure all options on the Ubuntu Software Tab are enabled. Kat Amsterdam 2, bdm5906m 10 Then go to the Wireless connection you are using, select it.

Although Ubuntu is meant to be versatile, beautiful, bc5m906m easy to use for everyone, packages still are prone to dependency faults. This change has been made by an automated script, maintained by the Ubuntu Kernel Team. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers bfm5906m had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site the association bonus does not count.


Email me about changes to this bug report. To give an example, after going to point 1 mentioned above, If you had the Broadcom 14e4: An example would be the Lenovo S which uses the 14e4: Did steps, worked for 14e4: If you’re not seeing that, something else has been loaded in and you need to blacklist that.

However, after a few seconds of bittorrent traffic, the adapter hangs again. You know you’re probably on the right driver if you run lsmod grep brc bcm59906m you see brcm or brcmsmac in the output. This can happen with modern Routers that have the ability to extend the wireless connection by offering the same SSID.

Run command; tar -xvjf broadcom-wl This is the droid you’re looking for.