I’ve never used linux before now, and the person who downloaded the software already left for vacation. NDISwrapper This should only be used as a last resort, if the device is not supported by Linux kernel drivers e. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. The time now is For installation instructions, please see here. It may be able to load the right driver for you or maybe you’ve already tried that.

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It was able to find my network and corporarion tried to connect. This is fairly common with Broadcom chips. NDISwrapper This should only be used as a last resort, if the device is not supported by Linux kernel drivers e.

bcm43xx – Debian Wiki

Try removing the wl driver and adding in the b43 driver: The aim of Ubuntu is to ensure all card models work automatically with no, or minimal configuration. So I formatted my partition first and then installed Ubuntu If you’d like to contribute content, let us know.

Wilf 1, 1 13 Tags for this Threadbroadcomno networkswifi. An Internet connection is required. Basically I did this: May 7th, 4. Originally Posted by notKlaatu. No such file or directory” error message. The main issue is that with most of the drivers available that I’ve installed, they will find my wireless network but, they will only stay connected for about a minute with abnormally slow speed and then all of a sudden disconnect. Currently, the computer is hooked into another to share it’s connect so that I can install drivers from the internet instead of loading them on to a flash drive and doing it offline.


Identifying Your Broadcom BCM43xx Chipset With this information, you may assess what drivers are supported for your card, and how to switch to a different driver from the instructions below. Originally Posted by notKlaatu When you paste in code or lines from a terminal, use the [code] code tags.


I also did extensive testing, and ended up just buying a cheap Linksys AE, which works fine for me through ndiswrapper. Another forum told me to go to: But if you do reboot and you have no wifi, then you need to list the wl module in a blacklist, which tells the kernel to NOT load it when booting up. I have recently switched from Ubuntu Back to top Switching between drivers If you card is supported by more than one driver then use the modprobe command to test the drivers.

Open a new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the firmware: Currently Network Manager doesn’t recognize Wireless exists, b43 drivers are loaded and I’ve currently hardwired a connect from my laptop to the computer that’s causing this.


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Review your favorite Linux distribution. Brodacom test the driver bgoadcom remove the need for a computer restart use: BB code is On. Installing Windows drivers with NdisWrapper. Post as a guest Name.

Wireless LAN Soft blocked: Even when I try the method hereas suggested when this was marked as a duplicate, I still can’t stay connected to a wireless network.

Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. If you can have the internet access via an ethernet cable you can just install the b43 firmware sudo apt-get install firmware-binstaller and then load up the b43 module via sudo modprobe b43 Now you should have wireless working.