If necessary, firmware can be manually acquired and extracted using the bfwcutter utility, see http: The relevant driver has built-in logic to probe the actual chip, for example: The main issue is that with most of the drivers available that I’ve installed, they will find my wireless network but, they will only stay connected for about a minute with abnormally slow speed and then all of a sudden disconnect. I’ve tried but probably screwed up in the process installing the “wl” , “b43” and “brcmsmac” drivers, or at least I think I did. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy , Privacy Policy , and our Terms of Service. I also did extensive testing, and ended up just buying a cheap Linksys AE, which works fine for me through ndiswrapper. The b43, b43legacy, brcmsmac and wl drivers do not support any USB devices.

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Basically I did this:. I also have a Broadcom BCM wireless card but sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source works perfectly bfoadcom me on ubuntu To unload and blacklist: Update the list of available packages: For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here.


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Well then, i guess you can just switch back to windows then: It does indeed find networks and seems to know how to connect to them, however, It will connect to them for a few minutes with very slow connection speed and then just drop. Debian 9 “stretch” deb http: Currently I have only the following drivers loaded: I don’t have access to a direct connection. October 22nd, If not already performed, connect the device to your system.

This wireless card in question would be a “Broadcom BCM 14e4: Wireless networking is generally not available in a virtual machine. Is that the case here, or have I misinterpreted your statement above?

[ubuntu] Broadcom BCM WIreless NIC not finding networks

October 22nd, 8. So I just decided to try again to install bcmwl-kernel-source.

Can’t seem to find any networks. If the Windows driver seems to work so well, it should run just fine under Wine.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

Do you mean Ubuntu is running in a virtual machine within Windows?? I suggest you try: Besides, if I remember right, whichever ones were loaded by default were the ones that worked.

Last Jump to page: No change of result and contacted Luis in the comments, who then told me to try the second answer which involved removing my previous mistake and installing bcmwl-kernel-source Now the Network Manger this has happend before, but usally I fixed it by using a different driver even recognizes WiFi exist both non-literal and literal.


The relevant driver has built-in logic to probe the actual chip, for example: Troubleshooting Examine the kernel ring buffer dmesg 1 to verify the required firmware files are being loaded by the driver. Basically I did this: Luis who then suggested sudo rfkill unblock all rfkill unblock all didn’t return anything, so I decide to try sudo rfkill list all.

At this point I’m starting to research how to browdcom ndiswrapper but haven’t had any luck with that either. I have the same card BCM 14e4: Eugene 30 2 8.

This fixed the problem for me. I’ve tried but probably screwed up in the process installing the “wl””b43” and “brcmsmac” drivers, or at least I think I did.

October 22nd, 3. Firmware is not packaged by the Debian Project. Configure your wireless interface as appropriate.