Thanks for your valuable response. I tried rfkill list: Unfortunately, the wireless card is off whenever I reboot, so I created a script with the above two modprobe commands to execute whenever I reboot. Thanks for your help. Let me offer a blunt and partly non-analytical solution:. Now I know that its probably due to some nonfree kernel module that the Ubuntu folks decided to put in, but I would prefer to have this laptop stick with Debian, because its so much more versatile. Let me offer a blunt and partly non-analytical solution:

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If you don’t remove original Wireless STA driver, you’ll run into problems.

Ubuntu Linux doesn’t find my internal wifi card

Ok, I did modprobe airo, but the system is still not recognizing the driver. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site the association bonus does not count. Now go to ubunty last Tab in there that mentions IPv6 Settings.

Make sure you’re not having an unresolved linux-headers dependency, cf. But basically follow this steps: I had tried several solutions posted on the web for other Broadcom devices but they didn’t work.


Install the “B43 driver” for wireless. Join Date Jan Beans 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 may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or is only available from another source E: Link 1 – https: This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. An example would be the Lenovo S which uses the 14e4: Ububtu the firmware-binstaller package. Not just ONE scenario!

Remember to have a clean system before installing it: Install the firmware-binstaller package and not the bcmwl-kernel-source package contrary to what broxdcom advised in the table for 14e4: Now using the PCI. Try module airo, as in ‘modprobe airo’.


This is because the access needed is denied by Secure Boot so the drivers will look like they are installed correctly when in fact the did not. After I did the above the wireless had to be unblocked by rfkill: Broadcom First, then other drivers.

The description below has been applied to the STA driver broacom has been written before this. You can check it by running: Find More Posts by crashsystems. So what you will need after this search is:. The issue with your wifi is that you are using the one forced by Ubuntu, but that does not work.


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They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. To be clear with referencing the different IDs, make sure to consult the STA link above prior to reading on, and comprare to yours via: I’m having serious problems installing the Broadcom drivers for Ubuntu. Whatever it is, its not working out.


I think that kernel is in the current installation of Etch. Either solving minor problems that were happening with a working card or broadcok the card work for the broadcom bcmmpg linux time. From a terminal prompt, type uname -r, to check.