It seems like the firmware files are missing from the Linux drivers? Just add ” contrib non-free” to the end of your existing line. First I uninstalled bcmwl-kernel-source Then installed firmware-binstaller and bfwcutter which rebuilt the wifi drivers. Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead? It worked for me after uninstalling bcmwl driver and installing b43, then rebooting. Open Software Center , search and install the following packages,.

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First I uninstalled bcmwl-kernel-source Then brozdcom firmware-binstaller and bfwcutter which rebuilt the wifi drivers. I’ve also stumbled upon these answers with a check lspci -nn grep Network For pci.

Please carefully read all instructions on this website. Secure Boot Issues On some specific scenarios, installing the drivers, be it in offline mode through various DEB packages or through apt-get with internet access, will not work if Secure Boot is not disabled.


Forced PIO do the following: You can try to use Broadcoms hybrid driver with patch. February 26, at 6: Run the following in the terminal: Broadcom First, then other drivers. But basically follow this steps: Thanks this worked for my Dell D w bcm September 3, at 6: Just installing the additional drivers, it works in my Dell Vostro The terminal will be used to avoid any GUI related issues.

There is a much easier way of solving this problem.

May 22, at 4: After I followed the steps I restarted and every thing worked great. Silambarasan 2, 8 20 I did all steps described above on my D laptop, but no success!

Broadcom BCMMCAG – WikiDevi

There were some changes and some drivers will only work with this package. Knowing what Broadcom Wireless Card you have There are dozens of Broadcom wireless cards and more seem liinux appear every day.

Required firmware is installed by default in the package linux-firmware. But this time, my connections began to become laggy after a few minutes and so I tried your solution from above.

b43 and b43legacy

In some cases you will also need the revision version if it appears for some special cases. I will only manually award the bounty to a question that provides a step-by-step solution to make the BCM work if that works for similar chipsets too, that’s fine and should be noted.


WiFi was enabled immediatly without any problem, after following bc9m4311mcag instructions just once and in the process learned some more about Linux. This will have to do until Ubuntu Dell wants to test the Mac before letting me have any drivers?

So what you will need after this search is: Three days and finally found this and solved my problems immediately.

Others simply turned the WiFi switch on their laptops off and then on again Physical switch available on this laptops. Can anyone help please? As I’ve found out, to systemize this a little, there are four driver families available: Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Followed this step by step and it worked!