The terminal will be used to avoid any GUI related issues. Partners Support Community Ubuntu. One method to generate the secret on Linux is: There are also some techniques to force the wireless device to only connect to a specific router by setting the BSSID to the MAC Address of the router you wish to connect to. I managed to get it working for about 10 minutes before everything imploded. It feels like we just had another massive wifi firmware exploit not too long ago. Sign up using Facebook.

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If it doesn’t work, please file a bug report as per the support article. But basically follow this steps: April 29th, 6. Thanks for your help anyways Petronilla Escarabajo.: The bcmwl-kernel-source package depends on the linux-headers packages so you may braodcom to first retrieve the appropriate package s from the online repositories.

Just some system specs: Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. If you’re behind on versions, I’d suggest the upgrade but for a quick fix, you can take a look at the mainline kernels and try one of those.

For all Wireless cards in general, it is very broaadcom to also take into consideration the network devices you are using Routers, Switches, Wireless Channels and Wireless Bands, etc. Even more flaky than the STA driver.


If you’re not running Natty or Oneiric, your kernel probably won’t have this driver. Update the list of available packages: This problem was solved by the following steps: According to DebianBroadcom has added support in WL version 6. Now go to the last Tab in there that mentions IPv6 Settings. So with that in mind, the following is what we have right now which is simplified in just 3 steps:.

bcm43xx – Debian Wiki

I’ve got a laptop with a bcm, and it’s got a very broafcom set of firmware files than the ones used in my Pi3. Run the following commands to get the Wifi properly working:. The time now is Thanks a lot this work for me. If your connection drops every so often some users have suggested to set IPv6 to Ignore.

The BCM driver needed this step and the jockey self-configuration omitted it for some reason. The final solution – for my rig HP DVse was bcm4x3x uninstall the bcmwl-kernel-source.

[SOLVED] THE beginners solution for fixing up Broadcom BCM43xx and Wireless Cards

Then you probably are lacking the firmware for the broadcom card. For example, In this case, since you have the 14e4: By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Try the distros’ wikis for more up-to-date data, or if available the driver’s readme file.


After this command you should see as this has been deferred upon incapacity to compile during the installation procedure of the STA WiFi driver source files:. The following information is additional material to read about solving various issues related to Wireless Management and conflicts with other Network devices.

Drivers are executed with your computer’s main CPU.

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Now I had to find out how to re-enable it but now the problem lies somewhere else. AdmiralAsshat on July 15, Linux laptops should be fine–no one can ever get Broadcom working on Linux anyway. No such file or directory” error message. Help answer threads with 0 replies.

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