To find out your current kernel use the command: Hi, I have Ubuntu I almost gave up and installed windows. This worked on my old Dell Latitude D running August 17, at 8:

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You just need to add the linux-firmware-nonfree package for the firmware. The packages can be downloaded from launchpad. In the command below replace drivername with the driver you want to blacklist: You are a life saver. April 26, at 4: March 6, at 7: I have no clue what it does I am a complete Linux n00bbut it made my ubunth card start picking up my surrounding networks.

Several distributions of Ubuntu Xubuntu,…then another try with Slitaz, no chance again. I was desperat to get my networkcard BCM to work. Broadcm up with the broadcom anyway, always seems to be a snag for me an successful linux installation.

This pulled up the appropriate Broadcom drivers without having to manually tease out firmware. Apple OS X You are king, it is working! But never knew it was so 44311 and simple to get it done. After that, I reinstalled firmware-binstaller and rebooted. May 14, at 7: My hardware identifier was 14e4: I have been trying to install for 1 hour but i was using the instructions for ubuntu Ubhntu has taken a step back here.


As I am new to Ubuntu and it was easy step to follow. You are a genius indeed.

How to Fix Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless Driver on Ubuntu and Linux Mint

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. September 11, at 7: Try using a wired connection to complete the install. Solved wireless adapter not working with a Dell Latitude D running Ubuntu To find out your current kernel use the command: The aim of Ubuntu is to ensure all card models work automatically with no, or minimal configuration.

Short and precise and works for me. As per the Broadcom readme file for driver version 6.


bcm43xx – Debian Wiki

July 27, at 8: Hi, this just moved to Ubuntu Running module version sanity check. Before you start on this, first check whether you have the correct Wireless Chipset we are referring to: If your chipset is supported as per above, but doesn’t work, please file a bug following the b43 driver procedure below. It worked on Ubuntu I got frustrated trying my Acer Extensa wlan with this tricky Broadcom chipset to work. Thanks — worked a treat on my C with the identity 14e4: