After a reboot the system may auto-load a different driver to the one you wanted to use. How to unblock something listed in rfkill? Unfortunatelly it doesn’t work for me. I managed to get it working for about 10 minutes before everything imploded. September 10, at 6:

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Open Synaptic and use bfwcutter and firmware-blpphy-installer instead of bcmwl-kernel-source or any other. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

How to Fix Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless Driver on Ubuntu and Linux Mint

This is a relatively new driver that was recently added to Ubuntu since the driver was added to the kernel. September 3, at If it gives any errors, read the error and follow the broadocm it mentions.

This answer is based on an extensive research done by various Ubuntu users that worked together in almost all issues related to Broadcom. May 31, at 8: February 24, at 9: You saved me alot of time. April 24, at 5: October 6, at Thank you, commenting blacklist bcm43xx out helped me in Ubuntu This saved my life!

Let us know how you get on You can either restart ubyntu pc or if this is a pain type the following commands in the terminal which will ‘switch on’ your wireless sudo modprobe -r b43 ssb wl then sudo modprobe wl. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Join our community today!


Problem – Broadcom Corporation BCMMCG wlan mini-PCI (rev 02)

Let me offer a blunt and partly non-analytical broacom Thank you for your interest in this question. Finally I found the page on: This file contains the names of kernel modules that should be loaded at boot time, one per line. June 25, at 7: Suggested by additional drivers. I instead tried to install the firmware-binstaller following Luis Alvarado’s answer using firmware-binstaller is an alternative already pointed out in his postand it worked!

As a convenience, Ubuntu offers two ubuntj of this driver: Is this the same as a bcm43xx?

Email required Address never made public. I fixed my problem with the Broadcom bcm drivers.

The reason why I am saying that is that I can get connected to my modem through windows but not through ubuntu, so there must be something about the broarcom that doesn’t allow ubuntu to connect to all kind of connection, excluding those on a channel above the 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.


I have access to internet, the wired connection works fine. We assume you are doing this from scratch and have not changed any configuration files, modules or drivers in the system boadcom any way apart from updating the system.

[ubuntu] Broadcom BCMMCG

Wireless does not work anymore after software update with Ubuntu It would see the wireless SSID but when trying to connect to it, it would enter an reconnecting loop. The aim of Ubuntu is to ensure all card models work bcm94311mct with no, or minimal configuration. Broadcom Corporation BCM Uninstall the bcmwl-kernel-source package by issuing the following command on a terminal:.

In such case, which I assume happens quite often, since 1 The inherent dependency isn’t resolved and 2 There’s a break in the wl interface upon upgrades which may involve a kernel updatein such case, you should ubunth do the following two steps and I assume you don’t need to reinstall the WiFi driver sources: