Intel Corporation Device 3ec2 rev 07 From the Broadcom doc. If this bug is fixed in the mainline kernel, please add the following tag ‘kernel- fixed-upstream’. Ankit Singhaniya 3 I will rebuild the package for Xenial in one of my PPAs and report back the result. Simply speaking, try nm-applet at first, if you take back WiFi indicator, then add nm-applet to Default applications for LXSession.

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Please test the latest v4.

When satisfied, the relevant Broadcom proprietary driver will be acquired, the firmware within will be extracted and installed. If the packages are not up to date it’s only an Ubuntu decision not to proceed with the update on depending packages.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

First unload all conflicting drivers this includes removing the driver you’re trying to install: After a reboot the system may auto-load a different driver to the one you wanted to use. If you are having a WiFi issue, please see below on getting this addressed.

Installed on 21 days ago InstallationMedia: If using a brcm driver be sure broadcmo has not been blacklisted.

For more information on the situation of Broadcom drivers on my system I will refer you to my Ask Ubuntu question:. I connected the laptop using a cable and ran: Open a new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the firmware: When installing a new kernel this source is used to build the new dkms wl module.


For Broadcom BCM, sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-kernel-source broadcom-sta-common broadcom-sta-source broadcom-sta-dkms sudo apt-get install bfwcutter firmware-binstaller See here https: Debian 9 “stretch” deb http: The following instructions explain how to liinux the required firmware.

The open-source brcmfmac driver is available from the brcm module of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community. Jan Molnar 5 4.

en/users/Drivers/b43 – Linux Wireless

I realized as well that package broadcom-sta-dkms was not installed and may have impaired the dkms update. If you wish to run the hwe-edge kernel you may need to remove the bcmwl driver and use the kernel’s built-in driver brcmsmac if I recall correctly.

The conclusion is that it is a different problem. For installation instructions, please see here.

See Also Wireless Troubleshooting Guide https: And mainline builds are meant only for testing, they are not supported at all. If you wish to permanently use the open source drivers then remove the bcmwl-kernel-source package: Intel Corporation Device a So after rebuilding from the 2 sources talked about above, I can now use Linux Kernel 4.


I don’t know how to add a tag on a Bug Report 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.

en:users:drivers:b43 [Linux Wireless]

None of this is going to help. Just add ” contrib non-free” to the end of your existing line.

If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is the latest version available as per BroadcomBroadcom broarcom you to send them an email about this to linux-wlan-client-support-list broadcom. Copy the downloaded file to your home folder. While running an Ubuntu kernel not a mainline or third-party kernel please enter the following command in a terminal window: Download full text 3.

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