This is a case scenario that also repeats in other cases, so a proper evaluation of the network equipment would help a lot. BB code is On. Steps to get your wifi working on ubuntu-. First connect your laptop with an Ethernet cable or wifi usb Then run the commands in the Then run the commands in the terminal: To post a comment you must log in. Another case involved removing some modules:

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An example would be the Lenovo S which uses the 14e4: Common problems can be:. If Software Center gives you a warning do not worry about it and continue. There are dozens of Broadcom wireless cards and more seem to appear every day. Join Date Oct Beans 3.

For more information on the situation of Broadcom drivers on my system I will refer you to my Ask Ubuntu question:. Reboot the system 9. I guess it builds kernel or driver dependencies or both. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.


We assume you broafcom 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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I just installed Ubuntuand there is no wireless.

It would see the wireless SSID but when trying to connect to it, it would enter an reconnecting loop. I installed Linux and my wireless doesn’t work.

HOWTO Get Broadcom Wireless Working with Linux

Just go to Network Manager The kubintu icon on the top panel. Next thing I will try is purging and re-installing bcmwl-kernel-source package within kernel 4.

This applies for cases, for example, where the bcmwl-kernel-source is already installed but the driver does not yet work. Does this problem occur with the latest version of Ubuntu?

Originally Posted by frankbell. Intel Wirleess Device a2a3 Assuming you used the PCI. I will rebuild the package for Xenial in one of my PPAs and report back the result. We have the same exact wireless card and driver that’s why I say all of this. Join Date Apr Beans 2.


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Step 3 was a key step for me. Installing Broadcom B43 Wireless Driver Firmaware I’ve just had the same problem getting the broadcom b43 wireless driver on my compaq wwireless laptop after installing ubuntu 8. Would it be possible for you to test the latest upstream kernel? This is the droid you’re looking for.

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If you see broadocm 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. I will re-install soon to check for your request.