Kat Amsterdam 2, 1 10 Read the Debugging section below for more information regarding this wireless device. If you’ve already installed it, remove it. September 27th, Suggested by additional drivers. After downloading all packages and dependencies, you can proceed on copying all packages to a single folder and running the dpkg command as mentioned on step 4 above. This applies for cases, for example, where the bcmwl-kernel-source is already installed but the driver does not yet work.
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In such case, which I assume happens quite often, since 1 The inherent dependency isn’t resolved and 2 There’s a break in the wl interface upon upgrades which may involve a kernel updatein such case, you should simply do the following two steps and I assume you don’t need to reinstall the WiFi driver sources: We have also tried downgrading the kernel 4.
To configure your wireless devices through the terminal I recommend How to connect and disconnect to a network manually in terminal?
This method does not use the Additionals Drivers way. We assume you are doing this from scratch and have not changed any configuration files, modules or drivers in the system in any way apart from updating the system.
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Thanks for your valuable response. Join Date Sep Beans 6. On some specific scenarios, installing the drivers, be it in offline mode through various DEB packages or through apt-get with internet access, will not work if Secure Boot is not disabled.
I have that one, but it seems I can’t catch the modems set on a channel above September 19th, 5. Manu Kemppainen 11 1.
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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 the kernel version. Required firmware is installed by default in the package linux-firmware.
After upgrading to Ubuntu I found this page and tried a few things: Broadcom Corporation BCM ID you will see that in the columns for Ubuntu For example, if you have previously installed the bcmwl-kernel-source package, you will need to remove it by using the purge method:.
Tried everything recommended, no joy in mudville! With rfkill I can see: After I did the above the wireless had to be unblocked by rfkill: Follow the instructions on the site I mention above, and don’t forget to restart your computer I skipped step 4 – it worked after the restart.
Then go to the Wireless connection you are using, kbuntu it. If so, which one s specifically? I read that this will be of no use with BCM See Also Wireless Troubleshooting Guide https: StandDuPp 2 8. Please carefully read all instructions on this website.
However, if you want to do it manually then ubuntuu instructions are as follows: Assuming you used the PCI. I’m not sure if this has been resolved.
As this driver is closed source, fixes in the driver itself may only be provided by Broadcom. I fixed my problem with the Broadcom bcm drivers. As Luis Alvarado’s answer mentions, The point of Ask Ubuntu is to collect answers, not links to answers.