How can I install firmware-b43-installer driver if I can't connect to internet by wire?
You need to install
If you do not have an alternative internet connection, do it this way.
If you installed
bcmwl-kernel-source, then remove it.
sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-kernel-source
- Download these files
Copy them to your Ubuntu Home folder.
Run in terminal
sudo dpkg -i b43-fwcutter_015-9_amd64.deb tar xfvj broadcom-wl-5.100.138.tar.bz2 sudo b43-fwcutter -w /lib/firmware broadcom-wl-5.100.138/linux/wl_apsta.o
Reboot or run:
sudo modprobe b43
Note: For 32-bit systems download http://mirrors.kernel.org/ubuntu/pool/main/b/b43-fwcutter/b43-fwcutter_019-2_i386.deb instead of
amd64 and update the file name in the
For Ubuntu 16.04 http://mirrors.kernel.org/ubuntu/pool/main/b/b43-fwcutter/b43-fwcutter_019-2_amd64.deb should be installed or the
If you are having trouble finding another computer, an Android phone can be used as a USB modem. You can connect the phone and choose "USB modem" in settings.
protected by Pilot6 Sep 10 '17 at 18:08
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