Originally Posted by ardvark71 Hi It could be that “unknown pci bridge” is really the problem, that lspci also reports, perhaps. Best regards, Richard Austin, Texas. Introduced in Linux 2. To unload and blacklist: This can be done by clicking on the yellow pencil icon next to the tag located at the bottom of the bug description and deleting the ‘needs- upstream- testing’ text. Anto, Thank you for this very helpful posting.

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It will list something like with other stuff: Broadcom bcm wireless not detected at all Bug reported by Applegeek on This is simply a script to extract and install the b43 driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community.


When satisfied, the relevant Broadcom proprietary driver will be acquired, the firmware within will be extracted and installed. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.

Internal cards To identify a card that was installed inside your computer prior to purchase, please open a Terminal and execute: I’d much rather use native drivers. Leslie, did you see my apport-collect data above?


They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Broadcmo system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. Did this problem not occur in a previous release? Boadcom particular laptop also has a function key F5 to contol the wifi as well.

Are you new to LinuxQuestions. After reboot into the new kernel, the wireless card is still not detected. If necessary, firmware can be manually acquired and extracted using the bfwcutter utility, see http: Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.

Identifying Your Broadcom BCM43xx Chipset With this information, you may assess what drivers are supported for your card, and how uguntu switch to a different driver from the instructions below.

What I needed to do: I have Linux Mint Rebecca installed. Please let us know your results. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.

Getting Broadcom Wifi working on Ubuntu

Page History Login to edit. However, I get errors because the netbook is not currently connected to the internet in bcm431 way. Put the Broadcom code and the bfwcutter rpm on a thumb drive, mount it and copy it to your netbook. Originally Posted by ugjka. Updated the kernel to 2. On another hard drive in this same computer, I also have Linux Mint Rebecca, and it has worked for nearly two years.



The laptop is a Lenovo G G. All times are GMT You need to enter into the directory where your downloaded file is http: Back to top STA – No Internet access If you do not have any other means of Internet access on your computer, you can install the bcmwl-kernel-source package from the restricted folder under.

The first is the firmware-binstaller package. Of couse newer versions Originally Posted by ardvark I got the wireless working!

Install the bfwcutter package. To post a comment you must log in.