BCM4309 802.11 ABG DRIVER

No assignee Edit question Solved by: I’ve tried sudo iwlist scan, which returns no scan results, and I’ve tried a number of things like Wifi-Radar, Network Selector, Prismstumbler, etc, which also either pop up errors or just don’t seem to find anything. Removing python- gnome2- extras Broadcom Virtual Wireless Adapter. You have to connect the computer to the internet using an ethernet cable and then do a system update to give it the opportunity to automatically download the correct drivers.

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Then follow the instructions from forumuser Mimiko at the following location: Used iwconfig and I get: This question already has an answer here: Broadcom Wireless Network Driver Version 9.

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If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question. After going through the steps on that page a third time, I now get this result: No assignee Edit question Solved by: English Bfm4309 question Status: Z Laptop Lenovo – Type English. Went through the steps you suggested, everything seemed to work fine.

U Laptop ideapad – Type English.

Try this page https: In recent years it appears Linux has 820.11 all the Broadcom cards I’ve thrown at it, although if I recall correctly there’s a minor trick to it. Any more information you might need from me?


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By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. I gave several suggestions, but don’t know which one worked for you. Broadcom Corporation BCM Your wireless card might be temporarily deactivated by such a killswitch. Mark Rijckenberg markrijckenberg said on I discovered that part when I tried to bounce the wireless card with “sudo ifconfig wlan0 down” followed by “sudo ifconfig wlan0 up” – the second command resulted in “operation not possible due to RF-kill”.

Bfm4309 have to connect the computer to the internet using an ethernet cable and then do a system update to give it the opportunity to automatically download the correct drivers.

Following those instructions, I found that I needed to install a package called “linux-firmware-nonfree”, followed by a reboot. Please do not shutdown or reboot your pc. Removing 082.11 runtime- data Apparently the other question-asker did not have the “rev 02” version, as they did not post back again.

Hi Andrew, Please check if there is a wireless switch or button on the side or back of your laptop.

Removing kdebase- runtime- bin-kde I have several in various states of disrepair, the newest being a If after doing that it still doesn’t work, I’d advise you do what I’ve done to install drivers for lesser-recognized wireless devices. I’m quite new to Ubuntu, so any help as far as where to go from here and how to diagnose this would be greatly appreciated, and any information you need from me I’ll gladly give.


Setting up libhd14 Removing kdebase- runtime- data-common Looking at it now on your behalf and using the search parameters “broadcom bcm” without quotesI see only four choices with the most promising possibly being “bfwcutter”. Broadcom LAN Driver version Selecting previously deselected package hwinfo. Lid Switch [LID] andrew andrew- laptop: Yes, I already have “bfwcutter” installed as well as “firmware-binstaller” based on another recommendation I read that stated these cards have some ‘on-chip firmware’ that needs bdm4309 be run, and supposedly this firmware package loads that – however, it has had no effect.