Linus Media Group is not associated with these services. If you see the message “Module build for the currently running kernel was skipped since the kernel source for this kernel does not seem to be installed” then you are missing the appropriate generic linux-header package s. Sign in with Twitter. Thanks for your help, maybe I could help you too. If the Windows driver seems to work so well, it should run just fine under Wine. Strange as it may be, it worked for me, though you’d be sacrificing certain abilities, especially if you have more than 4GB of RAM.

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If necessary, firmware can be manually acquired and extracted using the bfwcutter utility, see http: If your chipset is supported as per above, but doesn’t work, please file a bug following the b43 driver procedure below. For installation instructions, please see here.

The aim of Ubuntu is to ensure all card models work automatically with no, or minimal configuration. For more granular support information, please see their wiki page here.

[SOLVED] Broadcom BCM

I’ve tried but probably screwed up in the process installing the “wl””b43” and “brcmsmac” drivers, or at least I think I did. If you wish to permanently use the open source drivers then remove the bcmwl-kernel-source package: Update the list of available packages: The second is the b43 driver, maintained upstream by the Linux kernel community.


The bfwcutter package will need to be installed. Broadco the Windows driver seems to work so well, it should run just fine under Wine. So, I’m not necessary new to Linux, I just never took the time to learn it, so please, bare with me.

Thanks for your help, gcm4321 I could help you too. If it doesn’t work, please file a bug report as per the support article.


Sign in Already have an account? Sign in with Discord. If anyone has any insight to the problem, that would be awesome. PSU output vs draw.

Besides, if Eugene needs to, he can use ndiswrapper and run the Windows driver with Wine. This is simply a script to extract and install the b43legacy driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community. Page History Login to edit. It was able to find my network and it tried to connect. Open a new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the firmware: 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.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

The broadcom-sta package aims to offer an earlier version for a given release. I have the same card BCM 14e4: If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is an older version than that available from Broadcom, then contacting them would not apply.


In it, please ensure all of the below is provided if missing: The relevant driver has built-in logic to probe the actual chip, for example: It’s minimal and doesn’t have a working ethernet port so ill have to compile everything myself which ive never done.

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Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt. Once all of the required information is present, if the version of the driver you are using is the latest version available from the Ubuntu repositories, then one would want to e-mail the bdev mailing list following this procedure.

Double click on the package to install or in a Terminal issue the following commands: NDISwrapper This brladcom only be used as a last resort, if the device is not supported by Linux kernel drivers e.

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