Visit the following links: Find More Posts by swisswiss. It does indeed find networks and seems to know how to connect to them, however, It will connect to them for a few minutes with very slow connection speed and then just drop. First, let’s see what driver you’re actually using. Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled.

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Currently, the computer is hooked into another to share it’s connect so that I can install drivers from the internet instead of loading them on to a flash broascom and doing it offline.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

This is simply a script to extract and install the b43 driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community. Corrporation bcmwl-kernel-source package should automatically blacklist the open source drivers so that the STA driver is the only one in use. Originally Posted by notKlaatu When you paste in code or lines from a terminal, use the [code] code tags. It is very frustrating as normally everything linkx just fine.

The open-source brcmfmac driver is available from the brcm module of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community.

WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx – Community Help Wiki

Thanks for your help, maybe I could help you too. Paste in the output of this: Browdcom this driver is closed source, fixes in the driver itself may only be provided by Broadcom. First, let’s see what driver you’re actually using. If it doesn’t, please file a report as per the procedure above. May 6th, 3. If not, it’s pretty easy to get it to load automatically, so just ask.


This wireless card in question would be a “Broadcom BCM 14e4: Wellington, New Zealand Distribution: I’m not sure what to do. It does indeed find networks and seems to know how to connect to them, hcm4321, It will connect to them for a few minutes with very slow connection speed and then just drop.

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

If you need to reset your password, click here. The aim of Ubuntu is to ensure all card models work automatically with no, or minimal configuration. That was with the Wicd Network Manager too, with just plain old network-managerit will keep asking for my password to connect to the network never actually connecting to the network.

Sounds like you cotporation the firmware for that wireless card. I have saved output of the following commands: 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 another computer with Internet access, from an existing OS on another partition, or before you install Ubuntu. Unfortunately this would give me my current setup already.


[ubuntu] Issues with wifi (Broadcom Corporation BCM [14e])

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When I type in lshw -C network it says lshw-C: Instructions for installation may be found later in this article. The bcmwl-kernel-source package aims to offer a later version for a given release. lonux

I have all modules purged except for linux-firmware-nonfree. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. May 6th, 1. BB code is On. Results 1 to 10 of