In it, please ensure all of the below is provided if missing: Can anyone check if this is still an issue on Ubuntu 9. The ndiswrapper package utilizes the Windows closed source drivers to activate your WiFi card. Granted, with the latest updates to Ubuntu, ndiswrapper works, but it’s intermittent for me. The following instructions explain how to extract the required firmware.

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Anders Kaseorg andersk on Wireless not working after update Network Unclaimed Ask Question. Penalver penalvch wrote on For this cases, some users have reported the following to work:.

Back to top b43 – No Internet access If you do not have any other means of Internet access from Ubuntu, then you will have to download the firmware from another computer with Internet access, from an existing OS on another partition, or before you install Ubuntu.

Right now the models that I have listed here are the ones I have tested or were tested about other Ubuntu users: The second is the b43 driver, maintained upstream by the Linux kernel community.

As per the Broadcom readme file for driver version bbcm4328. To resolve the problem i crate a boot script using this steps: This problem still appears in Shang Wu shangwu wrote on This is simply a script to extract and install the b43 driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community. Post as a guest Name. Email me about changes to this bug report. Travis Watkins amaranth wrote on Instructions for installation may be found later in this article.


It happens for both my locally compiled version and the intrepid wpasupplicant deb package produced binaries. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Just as simple as install and done.


Wrath alan wrote on You recommend using b43, which still does not work very well for me when using WPA2 — I get slowness due to intermittent bad crypto rx failures, and it is a significant drain on my laptop’s battery life versus using ndiswrapper. Oliver Mayer om wrote on From the Search results install bfwcutter and, depending on the Broadcom card you have you will additionally install the following package:.

So, that seems to indicate that it is, a the very least, a related issue. Also, if anyone has any tips about WPA supplicant and why it doesn’t work with WPA encryption, but will work with WEP, please post a response here, because I haven’t found anything related to ubnutu with ndiswrapper.

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How can I be sure that ndiswrapper is handling [14e4: For more granular support information, please see their wiki page here. After much pain I got to the same place that everybody else here, but I wandered Launchpad Janitor janitor wrote on There was a bug in my workaround that resulted in broken USB. I can only suggest fixing ndiswrapper howto and closing this as invalid.


I will try to cover all Broadcom models and most if not all of the ways of fixing their problems. See full activity log.

Wed May 12 One case involved doing the following: To find out your current kernel use the command: Some users have mentioned that using rfkill unblock all will solve the problem.