It must be downloaded and extracted, which can be performed by the firmware-binstaller , firmware-b43legacy-installer or firmware-blpphy-installer packages during their installation. There are dozens of Broadcom wireless cards and more seem to appear every day. Step 3 was a key step for me. I’m a user with no advance knowledge in Linux, so I would need clear explanations on how to make, compile, etc. These instructions are for the Broadcom BCM driver, and these are the files you need to download: When that happens, first check if your card is indeed supported by the STA driver, and to do that, open a terminal window ctrl-alt-t and run. On Ubuntu, you will need headers and tools.

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Are you new to LinuxQuestions. I would check for myself, but I don’t have a horse in this race. The b43, b43legacy, brcmsmac and wl drivers do not support any Debiab devices. On this page I would select the corresponding architecture 32 or 64 but would also need to download the 3 package dependencies mentioned on that page as seen in the following image:.

Broadcom Limited BCM Why didn’t you use the wiki link? For example, if you have previously installed the bcmwl-kernel-source package, you will need to remove it by using the purge method: To lower deboan eliminate the dropping rate bcm312 your wireless device, try to position yourself where your wireless card can see only one router or at least one of the routers has a higher signal strength than the other one.


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Could it be a reason of my issue with wireless? If your connection drops every so often some users have suggested to set IPv6 to Ignore.

No scan results anymore with Broadcom BCM Find More Posts by XavierP. Just go to Network Manager The network icon broadcim the top panel.

Debian 9 “stretch” deb http: So, in case it helps someone else in the same case as me, here is the necessary information: NOTE – Before proceeding, if you have previously installed any drivers, have blacklisted or uncommented any driver files or configuration files or have done any changes whatsoever to the system to make the drivers work in previous attempts, you will need to undo them in order to follow this guide. But basically follow this steps:.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

And I’ve also missed the fact that Ubuntu offers a link in the packages to the currently installed and running kernel and headers version in order to avoid defining the kernel version. Hi, I am not getting wireless in my laptop.

Linux – Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of wireless networking in Linux. This is a case scenario that also repeats in other cases, so a proper evaluation of the network equipment would help a lot.


Output of the lspci -nn -d 14e4: This is what worked for me: The BCM driver needed this step and the jockey self-configuration omitted it for some reason. How could I make it working. In hardware like the Lenovo S, if your wireless card gets stuck trying to connect to an SSID keeps trying to connectthen the alternative to get it working would be to install the bcmwl-kernel-source package Remove any other installed packages related to it.

You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. If you have just installed Ubuntu, debiwn will need to deebian an index of available packages before we can install your driver if you have not done so already:. Open Synaptic and use bfwcutter and firmware-blpphy-installer instead of bcmwl-kernel-source or any other.

With rfkill I can see: After I did the above the wireless had to be unblocked by rfkill: So what you will need after this search is: ID in this example is 14e4:

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