Now after running a command sudo lshw -C network I’ve got the following info: WiFi was enabled immediatly without any problem, after following your instructions just once and in the process learned some more about Linux. This is the droid you’re looking for. Worked on my Compaq nx with BCM Now I had to find out how to re-enable it but now the problem lies somewhere else. First I uninstalled bcmwl-kernel-source Then installed firmware-binstaller and bfwcutter which rebuilt the wifi drivers I then had to restart.

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I’ve been experiencing the same issues with my I have a b43 card and have been using Ubuntu with it since 9. Just go to Network Manager The network icon on the top panel. Worked for me to. Then I shutdown my PC, disconnected it from electricity and opened its ncm4311 door. And add the headers ubutu, you could remove them afterwards–and surely you’d have to rebuild the module upon kernel change.


I never knew my wired ethernet worked on my laptop Windows corporayion showed it as not working but with Ubuntu it was recognized immediately. Remember to have a clean system before installing it:. You made my day. To configure your wireless devices through the terminal I recommend How to connect and disconnect to a network manually in terminal?


It includes information about both the b43 and b43legacy wireless firmware drivers, but it also includes information for other wireless firmware as well, and it is a definitive source of valuable information, not only for Debian-based systems, but for Ubuntu and its derivatives, which are, of course, Debian-derived, so the information applies, and works perfectly.

I cant tell you how happy one little blue has made me. November 13, at 6: Special Case 1 – Uses bcma and brcmsmac driver combination. I had to undo the extra steps of editing the blacklist file.

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Our nx has wifi now from ubuntu Peter Mortensen 1, 2 kbuntu Worked like a champ, I really appreciate you keeping this info out there! Reblogged this on Make Her Busy. May 3, at 5: January 21, at 4: For example, if you have previously installed the bcmwl-kernel-source package, you will need to remove it by using the purge method:. Lots of people see “Broadcom” and jump on this but it’s not compatible with the which is newer.


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Worked perfect, so far. I have been trying for months to get this to work. The bcmwl-kernel-source package aims to offer a later version for a given release. This saved my life!

I just can believe it was so simple… I tried everything to get mey wireless working. I tried several other more convoluted fixes and this one worked first time. Problem fixed after three hours of frustration.

I struggled to get the firmware installed, then stepped back with the brainwave: Put cor;oration in front of the line: The router in that case was actually broadcasting with a forced 40 Mhz and on WiFi-N only. Either solving minor problems that were happening with a working card or making the card work for the first time.

March 10, at 7: I would buy you a coffee AND a double chocolate muffin if i could! This also worked on a Acer Extensa