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It is maintained upstream here. Introduction A WiFi device operates on an electronic chip called a “chipset”. Sign up using Email and Password. WiFi last modified I knew they had Linux drivers all along, since something needs to be driving the Broadcom chips in wireless routers that run Linux, but my sense had always been that Broadcom was extremely uncooperative with the Linux community and refused to release any kind of drivers publicly. September 16th, 9.

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Back to 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.

Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. The computer has internet access now, but I don’t want to carry the tower debkan 2 flights of stairs every time I want to download somthing xD.

Do you have any idea why Broadcom finally decided to release this? It must be downloaded and extracted, which can be performed by the firmware-binstallerfirmware-b43legacy-installer or firmware-blpphy-installer packages during their installation.

Please visit the following link http: Instead, an investigation would need to occur to see if the version available for your release should be updated.



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Here’s what it said in the wireless-info. If the version of the driver you are bcm4138 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.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

Simple guide The following devices have been tested and are confirmed to work with FOSS software only with the latest Debian: Firmware is not packaged by the Debian Project. 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.

Dell Inspiron [ The b43, b43legacy, brcmsmac and wl drivers do not support any USB devices. Get the latest driver from? Instructions to install the package may be found below.

[SOLVED] Broadcom BCM

Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt. As per the Broadcom readme file for driver version 6.

Wifi bccm4318 always been a problem for free software users. Module wl not found” Since, I am so new at this all Ubuntu thing can u explain to me, how to fix this please?


BTW I am running 8.

This is simply a script to extract and install the b43legacy driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community. The time now is Therefore ndiswrapper shouldn’t be necessary it would probably still work, but it would be preferable to have bcm43xx. USB Wifi cards are becoming less free. September 15th, eebian.

Debian — Details of package firmware-binstaller in stretch

Thanks so much for helping me, hope I can get this problem resolved soon. Originally Posted by pytheas The rest is working fine though. Furthermore, they might only work with proprietary firmware FOSS -column. The time now is Graphical Network Connection Tools: Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.