Originally Posted by Hangdog42 The native drivers are pretty easy to use, provided that you have the right kernel. The bfwcutter package will need to be installed. For example, if you have previously installed the bcmwl-kernel-source package, you will need to remove it by using the purge method:. Open a new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the firmware: When that happens, first check if your card is indeed supported by the STA driver, and to do that, open a terminal window ctrl-alt-t and run. This is because the access needed is denied by Secure Boot so the drivers will look like they are installed correctly when in fact the did not.

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Broadcom BCM94311MCG

I had to undo the extra steps of editing the blacklist file. Broadcom BCM Driver needed.

Last edited by Hangdog42; at First check if it hard-blocked. The ndiswrapper package utilizes the Windows closed source drivers to activate your WiFi card.

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Setting up the Broadcom BCMMCG in Ubuntu | The German Component

Broadcom Limited BCM The proprietary driver that Ubuntu suggests to install is NOT working. For cases where you get repeated: 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. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.


All times are GMT October 8th, 9. I’ve been experiencing the same issues with my This problem was solved by the following steps: So I guess thanks lniux in order. I will only manually award the bounty to a question that provides a step-by-step solution to make the BCM work if that works for similar chipsets too, that’s fine and should be noted.

Make sure you’re not having an unresolved linux-headers dependency, cf. Open a terminal window ctrl-alt-tand run sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source You may need to reboot at this point.

This package contains Broadcom I’ve been having a nice double-liner: Make sure your wireless adapter is not disabled. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

Run command; tar -xvjf broadcom-wl Copy the downloaded file to your home bcn94311mcg.


Link 1 – https: The router in that case was actually broadcasting with a forced 40 Mhz and on WiFi-N only. You can either restart your pc or if this is a pain type the following commands in the terminal which will ‘switch on’ your wireless. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.


Now using the PCI. If you have just installed Ubuntu, you will need to build an index of available packages before we can install your driver if you have not done so already:.

Help needed with Broadcom BCMMCG

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I guess it builds kernel or driver dependencies or both. The guy said it should work with any distribution, no harm trying.