Post as a guest Name. So after explaining the problem, here’s a bunch of data: If anyone has any insight to the problem, that would be awesome. If you are having a WiFi issue, please see below on getting this addressed. If you wish to permanently use the open source drivers then remove the bcmwl-kernel-source package: As a convenience, Ubuntu offers two versions of this driver: Just add ” contrib non-free” to the end of your existing line.

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As per the Broadcom readme file for driver version 6. However, if you want to do it manually then the instructions are as follows: Hunk 8 succeeded at offset 3 lines. If anyone has any insight to the problem, that would be awesome.

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How do I get wifi working on a Lenovo G? So, I’m not necessary new corporration Linux, I just never took the time to learn it, so please, bare with me. Hello all, Can’t get the broadcom card running. So I formatted my partition first and then installed Ubuntu P — Dec 19 Removed from Linux at 2. This is where the instructions for EL6 and EL7 part ways.


I am guessing there might something else conflicting with it.

RS Dec 19 I will put any information needed. Copy the downloaded file to your home folder.


Hunk 10 succeeded at offset 3 lines. 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. Unfortunately this would broadcpm me my current setup already.

That was with the Wicd Network Manager too, with just plain old network-managerit will keep asking for my password to connect to the network never actually connecting to the network. In the command below replace drivername with the driver you want to blacklist: Currently Network Manager doesn’t recognize Wireless exists, b43 drivers are loaded and I’ve currently hardwired a connect from my laptop to the computer that’s causing this.

I have the same coropration BCM 14e4: Broavcom in Debian 2.

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Loading the driver module into kernel Having successfully compiled the driver module, you can now load it into kernel, and eventually set up automatic brodacom load on system boot to do all this, you’ll have to assume root privileges. Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled.


May 13th, 5. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is the latest bdoadcom available as per BroadcomBroadcom wants you to send them an email about this to linux-wlan-client-support-list broadcom.

[ubuntu] Issues with wifi (Broadcom Corporation BCM [14e])

The open-source bdoadcom driver for PCIe devices is available from the brcm module of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community. I suggest you try: Join Date Aug Beans In it, please ensure all broadcmo the below is provided if missing: I also have this exact card, and have also recently switched to Linux.

As this driver is closed source, fixes in the driver itself may only be provided by Broadcom.