Many, many thanks from me!! Got it working following your simple 3-step instructions. Thanks again, just loaded up Linux Mint 12, this fix worked for me there also. The following NEW packages will be installed: My mother has a Pavilion dv from HP and has recently decided to switch it over to Ubuntu I have included the.

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Get Broadcom BCM Working in Ubuntu | Code Ghar

January 21, at 4: Very very very big thanks to you. I tried rfkill list: If you are downloading the packages to flash, you will need two packages: To be clear with referencing the different IDs, ubunhu sure to consult the STA link above prior to reading on, and comprare to yours via: This method does not use the Additionals Drivers way.

Clear simple information about setting up the wireless on an old presario for new updated ubuntu versions that worked! Then I returned the battery bradcom connected the PC to electricity.

It worked like a charm, thanks! For anyone else who broascom getting the “wireless is disabled by hardware switch -a” message under wireless you’ll see it by clicking on the icon – and it’s “hard block”, that may work in any model that is working for me in netgear “wireless USB adapter”, haven’t checked the others, but it may work.


Get Broadcom BCM4311 Working in Ubuntu 12.04

I have been trying to install for 1 hour but i was using the instructions for ubuntu Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead? Unfortunatelly it doesn’t work for me. 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 grep -i BCM The output will include the wireless card model, make sure it is among the models listed below.

Got it working following your simple 3-step instructions. Gave life to my 5 year old Presario c Good lord, I was about to toss Linux again for driver issues, finally everything is working.

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Shall I use the same commands? Originally Posted by mmediaman. Perfect solution for Now I installed Peppermint because the hardware detection was said to be better than anywhere elseā€¦.

Open Synaptic and use bfwcutter and firmware-blpphy-installer instead of bcmwl-kernel-source or any other. Can anyone help please?


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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: This will force your wireless device to ONLY connect to it. Even after installing the correct driver the user would end up in a “trying to connect” loop.

Filed under configuration Tagged with ubuntu. July 6, at 4: I had tried several solutions posted on the web for other Broadcom devices but they didn’t work. Very grateful for your help. WiFi was enabled immediatly without any problem, after following your instructions just once and in the process learned some more about Linux.

Remove everything of STA that you have sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-kernel-source broadcom-sta-common broadcom-sta-source Install that again manually: August 17, at 8: The packages can be downloaded from launchpad.