It’s bcmwl-kernel- source, not bcwml-kernel- source. I’ve even made sure to do a clean restart while plugged into the ethernet and that didn’t help. I have tried all the fixes listed above, but nothing has worked. This bug report became very noisy, the biggest part of it is already fixed, and loads of unrelated issues were reported. Not working in Mint If it doesn’t, please file a report as per the procedure above. When attempted to activate, it did not activate.

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You will also need the bfwcutter package which is usually included on the install media or can be downloaded from the official online repositories. HP dveu here with broadcom. I’ve got a message: Man, ubuntu needs this fixed BAD!

I found this page and tried a few things:. I just installed ubuntu Comment on this change optional.


This small step solved all my problems wireles – bcmwl-kernel-source wireleess in synaptic 11 – i acivated all of it, rebooted They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to brozdcom out things on your own.


Then I installed few updates. Find More Posts by Jim I recently got an HP dm1 with a Broadcom Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Originally Posted by frankbell Sorry for missing the reference in your subject line. It can make a difference in the how-to. I enabled STA, it got installed bcmwl- kernel- sourceand jockey told me that the computer needs to be restarted which is probably not true, it should work right away.

Wireless is active under STA, but I didn’t activate it.

Can someone post step-by-step instructions? It has to download stuff from the internet for b43 and from the Ubuntu archive for both sya. But the problem is that before installing the kernel, you need to install the build-essentialand this is differing between Ubuntu release versions and window managers.

Brian Murray brian-murray on Good luck, but know that it can be done! Steve Beattie sbeattie on February 5th, 4. Call it a coincidence, I don’t know. Back to top STA – No Internet access If you do not have any other means of Internet access on your computer, you can install the bcmwl-kernel-source package from the restricted folder under.


Thanks all for the work. Internal cards To identify a card that was installed inside your computer prior to purchase, please open a Terminal and execute: It sucks, but that’s the best anyone seems to be able to offer.

You need to log in to change this bug’s status. Back to top Switching between drivers If you card is supported by more than one driver then use the modprobe command to test the drivers.

[SOLVED] Unable to activate Broadcom STA Wireless Driver

It worked perfectly on my previous version, but now, it is impossible. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. February 5th, 6.

I had the same problem. This is fairly crippling to me, as one stw the main reasons for having a netbook is its portability!