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Ubuntu 9.04 – Installing the BCM4309 using NDISwrapper

Click on it then select Edit Settings. In some case installing with Software Sources or Additional Drivers will not work correctly. From the Search results install bfwcutter and, depending on the Broadcom card you have you will additionally install the following package:.

Christian Bekker 1 1 4. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.

Install all needed packages that you have downloaded.

If you have done so, then proceed: Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers Following those instructions, I found that I needed to install a package called “linux-firmware-nonfree”, followed by a reboot. This command isn’t going to work for me.


First unload all conflicting drivers this includes removing the driver you’re trying to install: Update the list of available packages: As read before, make sure there are NO Broadcom drivers installed. As this driver is closed source, fixes in the driver itself may only be provided by Broadcom.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

Reboot Ubuntu and if all was done correctly, you should have your Wireless card working in no time. You can find the. Just click on the deb file to install. Each way of installing it does not guarantee it will work perfectly until you broadom the proper test That is why I mention the time above.

Make a generic directory somewhere to store the downloaded drivers and switch to it. Browdcom following instructions explain how to extract the required firmware. Have you seen this?

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Wording is anyone had this working or had any other ideas, thanks in advance. June 1st, 2.

In the end, I went back to the b43legacy driver with fwcutter. Wirless issue after upgrading to Virgin Dual Concurerent broad band. They will either not install or stop working after a couple of minutes. Broadcom Corporation BCM The time now is For more granular support information, please see their wiki page here. Open a new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the firmware: I had to go to the very end loading modules in the wrong order. Questions for gnome-nettool in Ubuntu.


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New Ubnutu server install will not recognize wireless card. June 1st, 5. Lenovo G wireless uubntu working. So please verify that it is in fact ENABLED because at least 2 users had me running with many options until they mentioned that they had a button with a wireless icon on it and it was off .