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In my case bcmwl-kernel-source is not installed, Thus the indicated command advise that and do nothing. On a side note. I would say you’ll need that file and https: Good lord, I was about to toss Linux again for driver issues, finally everything is working. Debian 9 “stretch” deb http:

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As a convenience, Ubuntu offers two versions of this driver: Member response Hi, The module will utilize the firmware for the hardware.

How to Fix Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless Driver on Ubuntu and Linux Mint

eireless August 27, at This is simply a script to extract and install the b43 driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community. December 24, at July 13, at 5: Installing Windows drivers with NdisWrapper. Lastly you build, install and use bfwcutter in the command line to extract the firmware from your firmware file.

The second is the b43 driver, maintained upstream by the Linux kernel community. They hope these examples will help you to wireles a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.


Worked great on Lubuntu Are you new to LinuxQuestions. The time now is Followed the instruction but wireless network still not showing on my old dell d laptop.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

August 26, at 2: February 26, at 6: The firmware you end up with only works in linux. The first is the firmware-b43legacy-installer package.

BB code is On. First unload all conflicting drivers this includes removing the driver you’re trying to install: The firmware contained in these devices provides the low-level control program for the device. Every time I type the sudo command it asks for a password.

March 5, at 5: I think I am going to make Linux Mint work for me, its good on this older Dell! After multiple attempts with other recommended solutions, yours worked.

This company has caused more issues for linux users than I think any other single company.

Sorry I am such a pain. In layman’s terms, the WiFi card, finds the AP sbut fails to associate it with the driver.


Broadcom wireless tip – Tried & Tested – Ubuntu MATE Community

Went thru this page http: Wirdless saved me alot of time. Please hook up the ethernet temporarily and do: Open Source Consulting Domain Registration.

The ‘ndiswrapper’ kernel module can be removed, provided you don’t use it for anything else but wireless driver – but this is not necessary. The bcmwl-kernel-source package should automatically blacklist the open source drivers so that the STA driver is the only one in use. Thank you for your time.