While the Broadcom BCM Linux support isn’t comparable to the magnificent open-source capabilities with the Atheros Look in the Hardware Drivers if anything is listed there regarding your wireless driver,and if it is simply activate it. If it doesn’t run the command Code: I built this guide mostly off of the following sources: This one didn’t make much sense to me but I did it it.

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[ubuntu] Wireless BCM works in Fedora, does not work in Ubuntu

April 29th, Are you new to LinuxQuestions. These bcm4360 of chips require the use of special firmware packages to work properly under Linux which fall in the restricted drivers category hence they are not included in the CD but it is left to the end user to download them. The necessary kernel module is automatically loaded for supported devices. Visit the following links: Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.

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The b43, b43legacy, brcmsmac and wl drivers do not support any USB devices. If it doesn’t fedoda the command Code: Choose a more recent one. With a bit of tweaking, it certainly wasn’t difficult to get the Broadcom BCM All trademarks used are properties of their respective owners.

April 29th, 9. April 29th, 5. Firmware from userspace is required for device operation. Using Windows’ binary drivers: An Internet connection is required.

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This one didn’t make much sense to me but I did it it. The open-source Broadcom 43xx Linux driver is quite experimental as Broadcom has yet to publicly release the specifications for their WiFi chips. So Thanks in advance. 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.


Originally Posted by klemes. If not already performed, connect the device to your system. Just add ” contrib non-free” to the end of your existing line.

The su -c bck4306 will ask for your root password and not your user password. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. April 29th, 4.

Join our community today! NDISwrapper This should only be used as a last resort, if the device bc,4306 not supported by Linux kernel drivers e.