Install the bfwcutter package. To test the driver and remove the need for a computer restart use: Required firmware is installed by default in the package linux-firmware. ID in this example is 14e4: SOME Broadcom wireless drivers can be installed opening a terminal and running sudo apt-get install firmware-binstaller Then enter your password and Y when asked.

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Ubuntu Broadcom Wireless Driver Offline Install

Did a clean install of Ubuntu My card is the so I download the broadcom-wl Instructions for installation may be found later in this article. I’m a user with no advance knowledge in Linux, so I would need clear explanations on how to brozdcom, compile, etc. September 3, at Copy the downloaded file to your home folder. In fact, my Uubuntu. There is a much easier way of solving this problem. April 30, at 2: Worked perfectly for a Dell Inspiron and Lubuntu The broadcom-sta package aims to offer an earlier version for a given release.

Your Wi-Fi should work as intended. TristanT – Awesome work!.


I was about to call it quits on that project. August 25, at 2: The Intel graphic in my case needs at least kernel 3. NOTE – Before proceeding, if you have previously installed any drivers, have blacklisted or uncommented any driver files or configuration files or have done any changes whatsoever to the system to make the drivers work in previous attempts, you will need to undo them in order to follow this guide.

In some cases you will also need the revision version if it appears for some special cases. I think I am going to make Linux Mint work for me, its good on this older Dell!

Subscribe to get the latest Linux news and how to guides directly on your e-mail! Debian 9 “stretch” deb bcm4 This means that you will only have to install this particular package since it appears in all Ubuntu version columns. The point of Ask Ubuntu is to collect answers, not links to answers.

Ubunt when you don’t have a wired network available on your laptop. I hope that it would be of help to someone too: I have access to internet, the wired connection works fine.


0. Introduction and Background

You need to be running at least 2. If you’re not running Natty or Oneiric, your kernel probably won’t have this driver. Run the following in the terminal: See Also Wireless Troubleshooting Guide https: Make sure that the firmware-binstaller and the bfwcutter packages are installed of course you will need internet by others means:. Neither the Ubuntu methods https: My guess is that only the steps in are needed.

An Internet connection is required.

Ubuntu 10.04 and Broadcom BCM43xx wireless

WiFi was enabled immediatly without any problem, after following your instructions just once and in the process learned some more about Linux. Removed from Linux at 2. Run the following commands to get the Wifi properly working:.