Search around here for solutions, there are many. After this operation, 3, kB disk space will be freed. January 1, at Whats up with the broadcom anyway, always seems to be a snag for me an successful linux installation. Solved wireless adapter not working with a Dell Latitude D running Ubuntu I was using an external wireless modem but then that stopped working also. If you wish to permanently use the open source drivers then remove the bcmwl-kernel-source package:
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For those who want further information, and for those who use wireless firmware other than Broadcom, refer to http: June 24, at 3: Grazie per la spiegazione.
I got frustrated trying my Acer Extensa wlan with this tricky Broadcom chipset to work. You just need to add the linux-firmware-nonfree package for the firmware.
Much of that will suppress the working of the b43 driver. I tried several other more convoluted fixes and this one worked first time. Also works on the Dell Inspiron E under Xubuntu Setting up linux-firmware-nonfree 1. July 25, at 5: Completely new to linux, have no idea what those terminal instructions actually did, with 1 exception. In it, please ensure all of the below is provided if missing: Before hitting on your post I tried many more methods, as complex as unsuccessful.
Worked perfect in version 12 as well.
This also worked on a Acer Extensa I want to mention to anyone that is using a LiveCD. If not already performed, connect the device to your broadcok.
You have freed my machine from Windows Vista! As a convenience, Ubuntu offers two versions of this driver: Thank you for your support, hopefully someday can share knowledge in retribution.
After this operation, 0 B of additional disk space will be used. Works a treat now.
If you are having a WiFi issue, please see below on getting this broqdcom. Broadcom Corporation BCM Please provide the router manufacturer, model, and firmware version.
When satisfied, the relevant Broadcom proprietary driver will be acquired, the firmware within will be extracted and installed.
Thanks for the fix, love the straight to the point approach. Based groadcom this result, how can I modify the commands that you gave? But after few days i again tried the above mentioned pattern: August 12, at 8: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here January 6, at 1: Copy the downloaded file to your home folder. June 17, at 8: I was wondering if this same commands work if you are running ubuntu