Great, this helped me! Suggested by additional drivers. Usually, Linux doesn’t need a reboot for this sort of stuff, but maybe that’s what was needed. For this type of scenarios you can do the following I recommend installing Synaptic for GUI management:. Visit the following links: Once testing of the upstream kernel is complete, please mark this bug as “Confirmed”.
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Assuming you used the PCI. Linux – Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of wireless networking in Linux. First make Here you will find wireless drivers: Just installing the additional drivers, it works in my Dell Vostro Join Date Apr Beans 2. Intel Corporation Device a2a3 And I’ve also missed the fact that Ubuntu offers a link in the packages to the currently installed and running kernel and headers version in order to avoid defining broadclm kernel version.
For cases where you get repeated: This is simply a script to extract and install the b43 driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community. I’m a user with no advance knowledge in Linux, so I would need clear explanations on how to make, compile, etc.
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.
So this time it looks like the network adapter is recognized by the kernel 4. Hewlett-Packard Company Device [c] Kernel h43 in use: The broadcom-sta package aims to offer an earlier version for a given release. If you don’t remove original Wireless STA driver, you’ll run into problems.
Bad return status for module build on kernel: Reboot, then try to install the package as you normally would. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Unfortunately I can’t post more than only 2 links here yet per post.
Let me offer a blunt and partly non-analytical solution:. Directly copied from here. In the Method field select Ignore.
HOWTO Get Broadcom Wireless Working with Linux
Final i solved it by my own: Thank you for your interest in this question. First edit your blacklist. Intel Corporation Device a2f0 Don’t make the same stupid misstake I did AFAIK all laptops have an external hardware wifi switch even though windbloz ignores this switch with linux it matters whether it’s on or off so you may have it setup right but it still will not work until the switch is turned on so check wirelss switch.
The only blacklist I had was in grub line, ’cause it wouldn’t boot without it. However on other kernels all pci are claimed so the unclaimed status of wigeless pci may explain the different output.
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Make sure you’re not having an unresolved linux-headers dependency, cf. Another case involved removing some modules: For installation instructions, please see here.
After upgrading to Ubuntu After that, go to the where you left the downloaded package and double click on it to install. Get Broadcom Wireless working on your lappy. In the command below replace drivername with the driver you want to blacklist: I hope this helps, and I’m cautious of generalizing the above path to resolve the mass issue.