The ndiswrapper package utilizes the Windows closed source drivers to activate your WiFi card. Now after running a command sudo lshw -C network I’ve got the following info: This is a how to on how to get the stubborn infamous Broadcom 43xx wireless cards working: As per the Broadcom readme file for driver version 6. Open a terminal window ctrl-alt-t , and run sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source You may need to reboot at this point. So I guess thanks are in order. Thank you, commenting blacklist bcm43xx out helped me in Ubuntu
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If you don’t remove original Wireless STA driver, you’ll run into problems. As the b43 section requires b43 cutter and other stuff. Mar 15 ’13 at See Also Wireless Troubleshooting Guide https: You must go to http: DEB packages for “offline” Broadcom wireless network setup, see here: I’m sorry about the title, i’m not sure how to change itbut if you can give me a suggestion and tell me how to change it then i would be glad.
Once you reboot the wireless light on your bdm43 should be lit. I see “wireless is disabled” in the right corner on broarcom top of display: Blacklisting your way to success If you’re not seeing that, something else has been loaded in and you need to ljnux that.
External Links Upstream b43 and b43legacy kernel driver http: If it doesn’t work or the command failed saying there is no such module, then you could try opening a terminal and type.
NOTE – Before proceeding, if you liux 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 liux.
The trick is the order in which you install proprietary drivers.
Thank you for your interest in this question. August hroadcom, 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 that doesn’t allow ubuntu to connect to all kind of connection, excluding those on a channel above the It is stated that either procedure can be used for the andbut for most cards only one procedure is correct.
First, double check that you are in fact running the new module: April 25th, 1. The complete how to of making bcm43xx injection work Forum thread: The following information broadcoom additional material to read about solving various issues related to Wireless Management and conflicts with other Network devices.
Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Then the instructions tell you to edit that line which was added by the command “ndiswrapper -m”, such that it referneces “eth1”. This is what worked for me: The broadcom-sta package aims to offer an earlier version for a given release.
Just add ” contrib non-free” to the end of your existing line. You need to be running at least 2. I think i’m going to be installing Gentoo though, because grub on my current install fails every brodcom or so.
0. Introduction and Background
Broadcom wireless cards supported by the STA driver: As per the Broadcom readme file for driver version 6. Silambarasan 2, 8 20 At any rate my problem ended up being that I was missing an important metapackage – linux-image-extras I believe.
August 30th, 9. The bcm43xx has been verified to produce all attacks.