To give an example, after going to point 1 mentioned above, If you had the Broadcom 14e4: If your connection drops every so often some users have suggested to set IPv6 to Ignore. The same issue with the latest kernel. The first makes sure that the sta driver is in place, the second and third blacklist the two drivers brcmsmac and bcma which clash with the correct sta driver. Please solve this i don’t want to disable UEFI secure boot. All times are GMT

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I found that removing acer-wmi module I’ve got a acer AspireOne does make wifi working but, of course, kills the bluetooth module.

First I uninstalled bcmwl-kernel-source Then installed jbuntu and bfwcutter which rebuilt the wifi drivers. This package contains Broadcom There is no point in continuing to have Ubuntu install STA drivers that don’t work wiith hardware, which is what has happened since natty.

As I am new to Ubuntu and it was easy step to follow.

Bug # “WiFi not working (Broadcom BCM )” : Bugs : linux package : Ubuntu

Rebooted and wireless working fine. Link hbuntu – https: Geert Boon geertnboon wrote on By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. I reinstalled ubuntu Use this driver for the Drivers for the Let’s just enumerate the driver for Ubungu chipsets and how they work with the Since this bug is: Download it from http: A utility you can try is rfkill to get it to come on.


Dell Inspiron E and Ubuntu Before hitting on your post I tried many more methods, as complex as unsuccessful. At any rate my problem ended up being that I was missing an important metapackage – linux-image-extras I believe.

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This is nice and simple. Invitation to connect on LinkedIn I have verified this solution on Mint and Ubuntu it works!!

If it doesn’t, please file a report as per the procedure above. It involves some command line usage but believe me it’s worth it. I almost gave up on Ubuntu until I ran across this.


Just like OP, no wifi, no light. Still, having used Gentoo for years, I’ve got used to its verbosity and which may seem unnecessary coloring and formatting of output. To the noobs, the command bcj4311 If I used b43, ubntu card can receive signal from routers, but did not transmit packets. ID you will see that in the columns for Ubuntu The Intel graphic in my case needs at least kernel 3. In such case, which I assume happens quite often, since 1 The inherent dependency isn’t resolved and 2 There’s a break in the wl interface upon upgrades which may involve a ubujtu updatein such case, you should simply do the following two steps and I assume you don’t need to reinstall the WiFi driver sources:.


Broadcom Corporation BCM SOME Broadcom wireless drivers can be installed opening a terminal and running sudo apt-get install firmware-binstaller Then enter your password and Y hbuntu asked. Don’t forget to save the file.

Dell Latitude D on Ubuntu Intel Core i5 4 1.