A utility you can try is rfkill to get it to come on. What are the steps to install Broadcom wireless drivers for a BCM43xx card? Firmware from userspace is required for device operation. Uninstall the bcmwl-kernel-source package by issuing the following command on a terminal: An example would be the Lenovo S which uses the 14e4: July 30, at 8:

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Install the firmware-binstaller package and not the bcmwl-kernel-source package contrary to what is advised in the table for 14e4: Installing Windows drivers with NdisWrapper.

Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead? There is a much easier way of solving this problem.

January 1, at 3: July 30, at 8: It worked for me after uninstalling bcmwl driver and installing b43, then rebooting. December 11, at 9: Once all of the required information is present, if the version of the driver you are using is the latest version available from the Ubuntu repositories, then one would want to e-mail the bdev mailing list following this procedure.

Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt. I see “wireless is disabled” in the right corner on the top of display: Introduction and Background This answer is based on an extensive research done by various Ubuntu users that worked together in almost all issues related to Broadcom.


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October 6, at I tried this on Ubuntu Common problems that will be solved Apart from drivers not installing are: The sudo modprobe b43 command just sits there and does nothing at all. NB if you’ve no access to a wired network on your machine you will need to download the bfwcutter package manually from hereas well as your card’s driver from here.

This will force your wireless device to ONLY connect to it. September 17, at 5: Broadcom wireless cards supported by the STA driver: The second is the b43 driver, maintained upstream by the Linux kernel community. Link 1 – https: Unfortunately I can’t post more than only 2 links here yet per post.

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If it doesn’t work or the command failed saying there is no such module, then you could try opening a terminal and type. In fact, my PCI. I’m a user with no advance knowledge in Linux, so I would need clear explanations on how to make, compile, etc. Use this driver for the Preparing the System If you have just installed Ubuntu, you will need to build an index of available packages before we can install your driver if you have not done so already: May 14, at 7: This is simply a script to extract and install the b43 driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community.


The broadcom-sta package aims to offer an earlier version for a given release. If it doesn’t work or the command failed saying there is no such module, then you could try opening a terminal and type dmesg grep b43 If you see lines like: August 17, at 8: External Links Upstream b43 and b43legacy kernel driver http: