The update just hit my repository. Upon reboot, b43 driver is now gone from jockey , though STA driver appears in jockey. The first is the firmware-b43legacy-installer package. This small step solved all my problems 10 – bcmwl-kernel-source appeared in synaptic 11 – i acivated all of it, rebooted I just reproduced it on a Dell Inspiron I tried this last solution, but when I click activate on the Driver, it says Downloading and Installing Driver, doesn’t do anything. Disable STA, reboot, run jockey again.

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If you have stz different problem, please report a new bug! Broadcom Corporation BCM This is due to the STA driver blacklisting 43, so that Jockey does not “see” it any more.

networking – Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers – Ask Ubuntu

Find More Posts by papaken. Click activate on STA driver, and jockey goes through the motions password input, says it’s downloading and installing, etc. Mihai Tambur miskamt wrote on Downes rdownes-uk wrote on You can do “kernel patching” and “re-compile” the driver.


Broadcom B43 wireless driver Hope this help! Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. Not working in Mint I cannot reproduce this. If so, which one s specifically? You can try to use Broadcoms tto driver with patch.

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Originally Posted by paradox The only blacklist I had was in grub line, ’cause it wouldn’t boot without it. Answer below is acyivate every time new information is added and broadco, working.

If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is an older version than that available from Broadcom, then contacting them would not apply. No wired connections working either. As a convenience, Ubuntu offers two versions of this driver: It has to download stuff from the internet for b43 and from the Ubuntu archive for both drivers.

After a reboot the system may auto-load a different driver to the one you wanted to use. Martin Pitt I’m not sure if reboot is not required.


If it works, run the command as descriebd in the answer. It did work with the liveCD though.

Marite marite-sproge wrote on SDC sufyan-droubi wrote on The time now is Hm, I can’t actually reproduce this again; I think I might have some module loaded before which I shouldn’t have in my first run.

Jim Rorie jfrorie wrote on StandDuPp 2 8. The main problem was the driver brcm provided by package “firmware-brcm” – now I use the driver wl provided by the package “broadcom-sta-dkms” and everything works!

Note that STA is highly recommended Original obsolete bug description: In it, please ensure all of the below is provided if missing: First, make sure you’ve ran sudo apt-get update from the terminal.