Here’s my relevant system specs: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: However, I followed http: By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. See Also Wireless Troubleshooting Guide https:

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Broadcom Corporation- WiFi Problem Ubuntu

Email Required, but never shown. Once that was done I rebooted, wifi did not work at all.

Sign up using Facebook. Please run the command lspci -nn and edit your question to add the wireless card details.

Ubuntu Acer Aspire V5 Broadcom BCM WiFi – BeyondLogic

Last time I checked, this is how you do that on Ubuntu: If so, which one s specifically? Originally Posted by notKlaatu Sounds like you need the firmware for that wireless card. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. Howdy October PM Posts: If it doesn’t, please file a report as per the procedure above. I cannot get it to work.


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The b43 infrastructure is composed of two parts. Post as a guest Name. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Broadcom Corporation physical id: The b43legacy infrastructure is composed of two parts.

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bcmwl-kernel-source : Xenial () : Ubuntu

Groadcom LAN Soft blocked: I had a similar problem, it was resolved by following the steps here http: If you wish to permanently use the open source drivers then remove the bcmwl-kernel-source package: Well, after installing all of the updates, which included kerneland installing the bcmwl-kernal-source package, the driver was being built for the new kernel, but Grub was still booting me into the old kernel.

Join our community today! Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. Originally Posted by notKlaatu First, let’s see what driver you’re actually using.


It looks like you’re new here. If that didn’t help, try these commands: The ndiswrapper package utilizes the Windows closed source drivers to activate your WiFi card. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. Open a new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the firmware: But if you do reboot and you have no wifi, then you need to list the wl broaxcom in a blacklist, which tells the kernel to NOT load it when booting up.

The second is the b43 driver, maintained upstream by the Linux kernel community. If it doesn’t work, please file a bug report as per the support article.

Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. Originally Posted by notKlaatu.