If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is an older version than that available from Broadcom, then contacting them would not apply. You can always How to Ask a question. Thank you thank you thank you. See Also Wireless Troubleshooting Guide https: You might want to have a look at this page https: August 07, ,
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WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx – Community Help Wiki
Copy the downloaded file to your home folder. For an “Offline” install of bfwcutter and firmware in Ubuntu I saw in the error messages it said something about broadcom-wl The ndiswrapper package utilizes the Windows closed source drivers to activate your WiFi card.
If you see the 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. As per the Broadcom readme file for driver version b43-fqcutter. The bcmwl-kernel-source package aims to offer a later version for a given release.
Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Instead, an investigation would need to occur to see if the version available for your release should be updated. October 26, You might want to have a look at this page https: You will also need the bfwcutter package which is usually included on the install media or can be downloaded from the official online repositories.
After a reboot the windkws may auto-load a different driver to the one you wanted to use. Then I found out from the error messages I also needed bfwcutter. Partners Support Community Ubuntu. B43-wcutter it, please ensure all of the below is provided if missing: Instructions to install the package may be found below. For more granular support information, please see their wiki page here. Install the bfwcutter package. This worked for me in the installed system but not in the installer which would be good to fetch updates.
If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is the latest version available windpws per BroadcomBroadcom wants you to send them an email about this to linux-wlan-client-support-list broadcom.
b43 and b43legacy
Ben What is the point of telling the world that “it did not work”? It is maintained upstream here. I’m sure your update to the instructions for Does this problem occur with the latest version of Ubuntu?
If the version b43-fwcutteg the driver you are using in the repository is an older version than that available from Broadcom, then contacting them would not apply. This is simply a script to extract and install the b43legacy driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community. Back to top STA – No Internet access If you do not have any other means of Internet access on wlndows computer, you can install the bcmwl-kernel-source package from the restricted folder under.
Debian — Details of package bfwcutter in sid
December 10th, 1. If your chipset is supported as per above, but doesn’t work, please file a bug following the b43 driver procedure below.
This is simply a script to extract and install the b43 driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community. Open a new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the firmware: If you think it is better that I ask this question inside the comments of question mentioned above, then let me know.