In the case where either the blacklist. Originally Posted by Ayuthia. Debian 9 “stretch” deb http: Link 1 – https: Thank you for your interest in this question. If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is an older version than that available from Broadcom, then contacting them would not apply.

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If you’re not seeing that, something else has been loaded in and you need to blacklist that.


This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Then run cd broadcom-wl To unload and blacklist: For example, In this case, since you have the 14e4: I always recommend removing and reinstalling the broadcom drivers using your terminal In a terminal type the following command sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-kernel-source then sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source This will then rebuild your driver.

Knowing what Broadcom Wireless Card you have There are dozens of Broadcom wireless cards and more seem to appear every day.

You don’t really need to do the stuff I quoted above. If it doesn’t work or the command failed saying there is no such module, then you could try opening a terminal and type. Uninstall the bcmwl-kernel-source package by issuing the following command on a terminal: For example, if you have previously installed the bcmwl-kernel-source package, you will need to remove it by using the purge method: October 21st, 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.


First uninstall the proprietary driver from ‘additional drivers”.

There are dozens of Broadcom wireless cards and more seem to appear every day. After I did the above the wireless had to be unblocked by rfkill: I lniux looking for solution for long time and I will switch to using ndiswrapper instead of wl, since most users reported ndiswrapper haven’t above mentioned problem.

Now it’s working wirelessly. On other cases looking for and installing the latest Linux Firmware would solve the issue.

By farslayer at The open-source brcmsmac driver for PCIe devices is available from the linxu module of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community. If your connection drops very often, it means you are almost in the middle of both router devices. Double click on the package to install or in a Terminal issue the following commands: Here’s what it shows up: The reason why I am saying that is that I can get connected to my modem through windows but not through ubuntu, so there must be something about the driver bc3xx doesn’t allow ubuntu to connect to all kind of connection, excluding those on a channel above the What you need to do is the following: To give an example, after going to point 1 mentioned above, If you had the Broadcom 14e4: Answer below is updated every time new information is added and confirmed working.


Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. I removed the cycled battery and hit the power-button 20 long and short presses to reset the BIOS.

en/users/Drivers/b43 – Linux Wireless

You can try to use Broadcoms hybrid driver with patch. 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 bc443xx, or before you install Ubuntu. I tried bbc43xx list: Output of the lspci -nn -d 14e4: Copy the downloaded file to your home folder.