Please let us know your results. But the script may not be complete: Unfortunately I can’t post more than only 2 links here yet per post. The terminal will be used to avoid any GUI related issues. Ewout ter Haar ewoutterhaar wrote on

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Forced PIO do the following:. Email me about changes to this bug report. Even after installing the correct driver the user would end up in a “trying to connect” loop. If somebody already wants to try brladcom Double click on the package to install or in a Terminal issue the following commands: Open a terminal window ctrl-alt-tand run.

Removed from Linux at 2. Solved for me since last update. If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is the latest version available as per BroadcomBroadcom wants you to send them an email about this to linux-wlan-client-support-list broadcom.

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. With the improvements to brozdcomI can confirm it fully works now.


When that happens, first check if your card is indeed supported by the STA driver, and to do that, open a terminal window ctrl-alt-t and run lspci -nn groadcom -i BCM The output will include the wireless card model, make sure it is among the models listed below.

This should work well and in recent version of Ubuntu, Natty and Oneiric should “Just work”.

Assuming you used the PCI. Fresh install of kubuntu Intrepid alpha 5, then full update.

en/users/Drivers/b43 – Linux Wireless

Test packages for hardy: Hardware drivers shows the “B43 broadcom wireless driver” but when I click on activate, nothing happens. This is simply a script to extract and install the b43legacy driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community. It was still working.

The router in that case was actually broadcasting with a forced 40 Mhz and on WiFi-N only. D Thanks very much! But basically follow this steps: Comment on this change optional. The ubuntu-kernel-team is being unassigned from this bug report.

bcm43xx – Debian Wiki

A reboot, or even a power off may or may not fix the problem. Tags for this Thread broadcom b43restricted driverwireless. Ewout ter Haar ewoutterhaar wrote on But that is what forced me to reinstall it in order to get it working.


This bug report was marked as Incomplete and has not had any updated comments for quite some time. Here’s what it restrictted up: Other bug subscribers Subscribe someone else. I see “wireless is disabled” in the right corner on the top of display: Lastly, since in fiddling with this I had manually initiated some downloads of drivers and such, I cannot tell if the script does the whole thing properly.

b43 and b43legacy

The system has to start from scratch in order for this to work and to avoid any conflicts that may broadccom if earlier work was done. My card is the so I download the broadcom-wl Thank you in advance! Make sure your wireless adapter is not disabled.