And post 3 in this thread was all I needed to get the wifi running. It must be downloaded and extracted, which can be performed by the firmware-binstaller , firmware-b43legacy-installer or firmware-blpphy-installer packages during their installation. 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. No such file or directory” error message. It can make a difference in the how-to. I am using UbuntuStudio on my desktop. Identifying Your Broadcom BCM43xx Chipset With this information, 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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Internal cards To identify a card that was installed inside your computer prior to purchase, please open a Terminal and execute: FWIW, a brief update.

Mint, Ubuntu, Centos Posts: Originally Posted by frankbell Sorry for missing the reference in your subject line.


If so, which one s specifically? I made a completely fresh installation of Kubuntu from the usb drive.

Thanks for the replies Morgaes and Hadaka. Does this problem occur with the latest version of Ubuntu? Thanks for your help, frankbell.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

Dmesg said it was an unknown “blacklist”. Originally Posted by Jim44 [ Find More Posts by PreferenceTaken.


View LQ Wiki Contributions. Modprobe b43 tossed an unknown option.

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I found a couple of threads that might help: Originally Posted by Jim44 I don’t know what to do next. Page History Login to edit. Using Windows’ binary drivers: Visit the following links: Once all of the required information is present, if the version of the driver you are using is the latest version available from the Ubuntu repositories, then one would want to e-mail the bdev mailing list following this procedure. The aim of Ubuntu is to ensure all card models work automatically with no, or minimal configuration.

The b43, b43legacy, brcmsmac and wl drivers do not support any USB devices.

From a live usb of Kubuntuit was apparent that the wifi would not connect and a driver was required for the wifi card which Kubuntu identified as a ‘Broadcom Corporation BCM [AirForce One 54g] I know the little button on the panel is in the right position, since I booted xp and it was working OK. If not already performed, connect the device to your system.

It must be downloaded and extracted, which can be performed by the firmware-binstallerfirmware-b43legacy-installer or firmware-blpphy-installer packages during their installation.


As per the Broadcom readme file for driver version 6. A restart failed to complete correctly – leaving the Kubuntu logo in the centre of a dark screen and only a prolonged push broadcmo the power button would shut the pc down.

As this driver is closed source, fixes in the driver itself may only be provided by Broadcom.

If your chipset is supported as per above, but doesn’t work, please file a bug following the b43 driver procedure below. It is not now. A click on the connect button and a quick check with firefox shows that the wifi connection is now up and running. I did notice that the list of supported cards in the description in the Additional Drivers window didn’t include the Wicd might be worth a try; I prefer it to gnome-network-manager myself.

As a convenience, Ubuntu offers two versions of this driver: Modem activity blinking lights ceased as did disk activity.