This was the correct answer for me. Broadcom Corporation BCM I’ve already switched out my sys-net VM for debian9. You can determine which one you have by means of the following command: Broadcom actually comes with either of two distinct chips, 14E4: You should also keep the following in mind: If you are having a WiFi issue, please see below on getting this addressed.

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The b43legacy infrastructure is composed of two parts. Instead, an investigation would need to occur to see if the version ubunhu for your release should be updated. Two lines below in the same table, it is shown that the other chip with which is produced, 14E4: Does this problem occur with the latest version of Ubuntu?

Done Building dependency tree Reading state information There is no driver in Linux for the first one, while wl is an appropriate driver for the second one. Don’t ever listen to anyone who tells you that you can’t do something in linux, that’s exactly why I no longer use windows.

dkms source for the Broadcom STA Wireless driver

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. You are partially right, not totally: If you are having a WiFi issue, please see below on getting this addressed. However, if you want to do it manually then the instructions are as follows: Hroadcom up bcmwl-kernel-source 6. By “nothing changed” I mean iwconfig shows only eth0 and l0 with no wireless extensions, rfkill list all contains hci0: As you can see, no driver is listed under BCM 14E4: The broadcom-sta package aims to offer an earlier version for a given release.


broadcom-sta-dkms : Xenial () : Ubuntu

Chili, nroadcom has 3. Page History Login to edit. 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.

As a convenience, Ubuntu offers two versions of this driver: Download these packages to your desktop: If it doesn’t, please file a report as per the procedure above. First, enable the nonfree repos. This was the correct answer for me.


Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. As per the Broadcom readme file for driver version 6. Back bcm360 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. I suggest you remove the version that failed to install: MariusMatutiae 3, 1 13 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 open-source brcmsmac driver for PCIe devices is available from the brcm module of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community.

So I have removed previously installed driver again and edited back blacklist. The aim of Ubuntu is to ensure all card models work automatically with no, or minimal configuration.

The bcmwl-kernel-source package depends on the linux-headers packages so you may need to first retrieve the appropriate package s from the online repositories. 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. It appears that, although you have a 3.