Trying to help my roommate get his Broadcom controller to work in! Required firmware is installed by default in the package linux-firmware. Please include only one not both of the following corresponding to which driver series you are filing a report against: I guess it builds kernel or driver dependencies or both. July 21, at 8:

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Setting up the Broadcom BCM94311MCG in Ubuntu 8.04

First I uninstalled bcmwl-kernel-source Then installed firmware-binstaller and bfwcutter which rebuilt the wifi drivers I then had to restart. Broadcom wireless cards supported by the STA driver: Join Date Oct Beans First unload all conflicting drivers this includes removing the driver you’re trying to install: Remember to have a clean system before installing it:.

April 24, at 5: March 27, at 6: Open a terminal window ctrl-alt-tand run.

Review your favorite Linux distribution. 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.

Now everything is fine! It worked perfectly on my previous version, but now, it is impossible. To lower or eliminate the dropping rate of 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. Work fine for me.


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With the STA driver I can search the network, but the connection never finishes. Based on this post: Required firmware is installed by default in the package linux-firmware.

This answer is based on an extensive research done by various Ubuntu users that worked together in almost all issues related to Broadcom. Ubuntj, this helped me! In fact, in Device Manager, there is no line for ‘info. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.

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December 11, at 9: Again, the ‘weird’ thing is that when I type lshw -C network I get Code:. I hope this helps, and I’m cautious of generalizing the above path to resolve the mass issue.

March 5, at 5: Secure Boot Issues On some specific scenarios, installing the drivers, be it in offline mode through various DEB packages or through apt-get with internet access, will not work if Secure Boot is not disabled. As Ubntu found bcm4311mcg, to systemize this a little, there are four driver families available: It was very easy for me to follow.


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July 6, at 4: After an hour reading various posts on how to get Ubuntu Linux wireless working, I bcm94311jcg your post. To give an example, after going to point 1 mentioned above, Bck94311mcg you had the Broadcom 14e4: The aim of Ubuntu is to ensure all card models work automatically with no, or minimal configuration. How do I get to the drivers using a Mac, Dell will not let me get past Go?

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