The bfwcutter package will need to be installed. Instructions to install the package may be found below. The necessary kernel module is automatically loaded for supported devices. Got it working by downloading the precompiled driver from Broadcaom site. Choose what you need. Hello, This is the thread pixellany is referring to. Tags debian , driver , wireless Thread Tools.

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The first is the firmware-b43legacy-installer package. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.

This disables one nic if the other is set up to save power. There’s no need for ndiswrapper and Windows drivers, because the Linux driver already exists, if you see no broadcom wireless device name, uninstall driver, restart computer, install driver and restart again until “firmware missing” message appears with wifi device name under wireless icon after clicking on it gnome. Hello, This is the thread pixellany is referring to.


Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

You will also need the bfwcutter package which is usually included on the install media or can be downloaded from the official online repositories. Fedora 20 with Awesome WM Posts: Find More Posts by craigevil. Linux Power User Bundle. Linux – Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of debizn networking in Linux.

Instructions to install the package may be found below.

WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx – Community Help Wiki

Partners Support Community Ubuntu. However, if you want to do it manually then the instructions are as follows: The broadcom-sta package aims to offer an earlier version for a given release. Thanks for the help.

The aim of Ubuntu is to ensure all card models work automatically with no, or minimal configuration. Choose what you need.

I hope this helps somebody. Just install firmware-binstaller from corpoartion Software Center or Synaptic. What should I do? Also I have some questions to ask In it, please ensure all of the below is provided if missing: You can also do it from the command line: If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question.


Find More Posts by XavierP. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Last edited by craigevil; at Make sure you have the linux-headers package that matches your current kernel version, plus the appropriate generic header packages so that they are automatically updated on a kernel upgrade.


The OP was on If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is the latest version available as per BroadcomBroadcom wants you to send them an email about this to linux-wlan-client-support-list broadcom. Tags debiandriverwireless Thread Tools.

Identifying Your Broadcom BCM43xx Chipset With this bcm312, you may assess what drivers are supported for your card, and how to switch to a different driver from the instructions below.

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I have BCM wireless card too. Debian 9 “stretch” deb http: