To find out your current kernel use the command: May 14, at 7: LuisAlvarado Alright, thank you and sorry for the attempted hijack. July 20, at 5: Check you current kernel version as follows third entry: To give an example, after going to point 1 mentioned above, If you had the Broadcom 14e4:

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If it doesn’t work or the command failed saying there is no such module, then you could try opening a terminal and type dmesg grep adspter If you see lines like: For cases where you need to install bcmwl-kernel-source but you are offline, here is an excellent answer about it.

networking – Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers – Ask Ubuntu

If it doesn’t work, please file a bug report as per the support article. I have included the. I enabled the ATI Raedon driver first then the Broadcom driver this lead to the errors mentioned above. Search for the package in the Ubuntu Package Repositories Make sure you select the correct architecture Bit, Bit, etc. It would see the wireless SSID but when trying to connect to it, it would enter an reconnecting loop.

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Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. An Internet aeapter is required. The terminal will be used to avoid any GUI related issues. After an hour reading various posts on how to get Ubuntu Linux wireless working, I found your post.

I’m not sure whether the guys responsible for packages would get to see this. After a lot of googling and futile attempts at enabling wifi in Mint, I found your wonderful article.

How to Fix Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless Driver on Ubuntu and Linux Mint

With rfkill I can see:. Although Ubuntu is meant to be versatile, beautiful, and easy to use for everyone, packages still are prone to dependency faults. If you are having a WiFi issue, please see below on getting this addressed.

If it doesn’t work or the command failed saying there is no such module, then you could try opening a terminal and type. This was simple and it worked.

broadom This is actually a bug in Jockey as Jockey should resolve the driver conflict for you. Firmware is not packaged by the Debian Project. Open a terminal window ctrl-alt-tand run. It was very easy for me to follow. If necessary, firmware can be manually acquired and extracted using the bfwcutter utility, see http: Your Wi-Fi should work as intended.


The entwork with your wifi is that you are using the one forced by Ubuntu, but that does not work. I see “wireless is disabled” in the right corner on the top of display: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: I have a Gateway MT laptop.

Did you have to do anything different than listed on the page here to get the bcm running on your inspiron e? I was almost giving up on this after a 3 day bfoadcom.

If the card is supported, try installing the driver manually. This is a common problem to Broadcom wireless chip.

Broadcom First, then other drivers. Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt. Installing the Package offline 4. 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.