If anyone out there can help please post it here, so that in the future we can help others with this same problem! Linux – Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues. If you see the message “Module build for the currently running kernel was skipped since the kernel source for this kernel does not seem to be installed” then you are missing the appropriate generic linux-header package s. Installing Windows drivers with NdisWrapper. If the wireless adapter comes on and works, connect to theinternet to check it out. This is okay for testing, but obviously, this is not a long-term solution.

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The time now is Broadcom Corporation BCM Instructions to install the package may be found below. So it never actually connects. It must be downloaded and extracted, which can be performed by the firmware-binstallerfirmware-b43legacy-installer or firmware-blpphy-installer packages during their installation. BTW my problem was the driver. If it doesn’t, please file a report as per the procedure above.


BCM – ndiswrapper – Windows driver couldn’t initialize the device

The bcmwl-kernel-source package aims to offer a later version for a given release. First unload all conflicting drivers this includes removing the driver you’re trying to install: The first is the firmware-b43legacy-installer package. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.

Please post their response to your report. This is what it shows: Firmware from userspace is required for device operation. The redacted SSID is my wireless network. An Internet connection is required. Then issue the following command sudo gedit modules this is an editor add below the last entry b43 thensave exit 6 file then Menu select the Power down button to shut thepc down.

Have you tried putting all the files belonging to the Windows driver in the directory where you put the. If the commands show proper driver for mine it was b43 forwireless BCM chip set. Oh my God, it works! When using the 64 bit driver earlier all I needed was the. Once reported, our staff will be notified and the comment will be reviewed.


If you need to reset your password, click here. As per the Broadcom readme file for driver version 6. The b43legacy infrastructure is composed of two parts.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

The broadcom-sta package aims to offer an earlier version for a given release. If you are having a WiFi issue, please see below on getting this addressed.

In it, please ensure all of the below is provided if missing: The aim of Ubuntu is to ensure all card models work automatically with no, or minimal configuration. After a reboot the system may auto-load a different driver to the one you wanted to use. After bcmm4306 2 months of griping and complaining you have the answer. May 7th, 6.

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