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Only problem is, that my wifi device isn’t in ifconfig so I can’t use it. The full manufacturer and model of your computer as noted on the sticker of the computer itself. The following instructions explain how to extract the required firmware. Sign up using Facebook. If you wish to permanently use the open source drivers then remove the bcmwl-kernel-source package:

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As a convenience, Ubuntu offers two versions of this driver: Page History Login to edit. 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 bcn43225 Ubuntu.

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Broadcom BCM4313, BCM43224, BCM43225 devices (brcmsmac, brcm80211)

You think it could fit with OpenBSD? If not already performed, connect the device to your system. For installation instructions, please see here. Please post their response to your report.

The bcmwl-kernel-source package should automatically blacklist the open source drivers so that the STA driver is the only one in use. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. If it doesn’t, please file a report as per the procedure above. If so, which one s specifically? The above commands were run by using wired network of course.


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If your chipset is supported as per above, but doesn’t work, please file a bug following the b43 driver procedure below. Mon Nov 2 Just add ” contrib non-free” to the end of your existing line. To test the kinux and remove the need for a computer restart use: This is simply a script to extract and install the b43legacy driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community.

Copy the downloaded file to your home folder. If you see the message “Module build for the currently running kernel was skipped since the kernel source for this kernel does not seem to be installed” then you are missing the appropriate generic linux-header package s.

An Internet connection is required. In the command below replace drivername with the driver you want to blacklist: Post Your Answer Discard 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. Instructions to install the package may be found below.


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Open a new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the firmware: Post as a guest Name. Identifying Your Broadcom BCM43xx Chipset With this information, you may assess what drivers are supported for your card, and how to switch to a different driver from the instructions below. Install the bfwcutter package. Email Required, but never shown. Disabled in Debian 2.

Bcm42325 the version of the driver you are using in the repository is the latest version available as per BroadcomBroadcom wants you to send them an email about this to linux-wlan-client-support-list broadcom. Broadcom Corporation BCM Post as a guest Name. It depends on the kernel sources for wireless code being compatible between the two systems.