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Questions tagged [b43]

A reverse-engineered open-source driver suitable for some Broadcom wireless devices, introduced in the 2.6.24 Linux kernel.

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Downloading and installing wireless card drivers on dell mini 1010

I'm new to working with the terminal so i have been having a hard time with getting things working. However I know currently on my Dell mini 1010 the wireless card is missing is driver. I have found ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 wlan driver not working (b43 for BCM4318)

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 (minimal installation), but I have been having issues trying to configure a PCI Wlan card (US robotics with the BCM4318 chip). I have come to the following resources ...
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Macbook Pro's Broadcom B4322 wifi driver for Ubuntu 16.04

I am setting up a 16.04 installation on an old Macbook pro with a Broadcom B4322 (14e4:432b). As this hasn't worked out of the box I've tried installing other drivers: bcmwl-kernel-source firmware-...
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Cannot Connect to WiFi using Broadcom wireless

Forgive my noob-ignorance, but I tried doing the research before asking here. I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 on an original MacBook Air and I didn't see any networks in the WiFi dropdown even though ...
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Change wl driver to b43? [duplicate]

i managed to install Xubuntu 16.04 on a inspiron 1012. After almost 2 weeks of struggle with the black screen problem i finally got to get it going. My PCI ID is 14e4:4315 Everything is fine, ...
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Lubuntu wifi doesn't see 5ghz network on b43 [duplicate]

I'm on Lubuntu 17.04 and unfortunately I don't see my local 5ghz wifi network. However I have no problem with connecting to 2.4ghz network after installing firmware-b43-installer. Also when I had ...
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Problem with broadcom wireless driver on ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

Yes I realize there are tons of material on the subject no I did not read them all. Now I have gone through good few of the answers and it got me as far as system finding the drivers on its own and ...
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id 0x4360, rev 0x03 and package 0x01 Analog 12, Type 11 (AC), Revision 1

Attempted all options and ended up with going down the path to firmware-b43-installer. I have a TP-Link Archer T9E AC1900 PCI-E wireless adapter My machine is running: Linux HerculesLinux 4.2.0-29-...
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Ubuntu 15.10 - No internet connection with Broadcom BCM43142 802.11b/g/n Wireless Driver

I've seen many issues with this posted before (usually on earlier versions of Ubuntu). I've followed the extensive guide posted on Broadcom drivers, and all the other "solutions" people have posted (...
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Have to run rmmod b43 ; sudo rmmod bcma ; sudo rmmod wl ; sudo modprobe wl after restart? [duplicate]

I have a Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01) and unless I run rmmod b43 ; sudo rmmod bcma ; sudo rmmod wl ; sudo modprobe wl after restart, the wireless device isn't ...
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Cannot connect to 5GHz band with b43 driver

I am using Lubuntu 14.10 on my Macbook 3,1 and I switched to the b43 driver as suggested here. The problem I have with this driver is that I cannot detect and connect to the 5GHz band wifi networks. ...
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How can I switch between “wl” and “b43” wifi modules without rebooting?

If I restart my computer with the following in /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf: blacklist b43 blacklist ssb blacklist wl Then I can either modprobe wl (broadcom STA, works well) or modprobe b43 (...
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I can't install b43-fwcutter

I have to install b43-fwcutter to my Ubuntu 14.04 for wireless. When I do sudo apt-get install b43-fwcutter it says: media change: please insert the disc labeled 'Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS _Trusty Tahr_ - ...
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Support for cores revision ox17 and ox18 disabled by module param allsupport=0. Try b43 allsupport =1

Why do i get a black screen on boot (after installing the latest ubuntu 14.10 updates) with the following message. [ 16.697414] Support for cores revision ox17 and ox18 disabled by module param ...
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Wifi not resuming after suspend

Wifi worked fine on my dell inspiron e1505 with broadcom 4311 wifi. Since upgrading to 14.04, wifi does not work after resuming from (close-the-lid) suspend. If I then manually put it in suspend ...
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Acer Aspire wifi on Broadcom b43 not working [duplicate]

ck, including userspace. [ 79.694480] [drm] Please file a _new_ bug report on bugs.freedesktop.org against DRI -> DRM/Intel [ 79.694486] [drm] drm/i915 developers can then reassign to the right ...
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Internet Connection failures

I have an HP Mini 1035NR that I just installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 on from 11.04. My wifi would connect just fine before I did the upgrade, and now it won't let me connect using wifi or ethernet. I've ...
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Wifi drivers won't work after I upgraded kernel to 3.4 for ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

My wifi support got broken after I upgraded my kernel from 3.2 to 3.4 for ubuntu 12.04. I know I need to use sudo apt-get install firmware-b43-installer but whenever I type it into terminal, I get: ...
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Wireless problem with Broadcom BCM4313

I have wireless connection problem can't connect my wireless lspci -vvnn | grep 14e4 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:4727] (...
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Downloading BCM4321 [duplicate]

I cannot figure out how to download this driver so that I can connect to my wireless internet: It is the "BCM4321 80211 Linux STA driver. I sure could use some help. Thank you very much! Wayne
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Broadcom B4311 Drivers Installed and Non-Functional

Just did a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 on an HP laptop with a Broadcom 4311 wireless card. I've installed the following packages in an attempt to find the driver for it. b43-fwcutter firmware-b43-...
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broadcom BCM4311 wirless problems with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Dell D430 to replace an old version of Ubuntu. Now the wireless is not working. I have looked at a lot of the posts on the web and tried the suggestions to ...
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Is this a b43 driver problem?

I have 13.04 on a Dell Inspiron 1564 with Broadcom 4312 WiFi card. The wl drivers cause kernel panic on linux-3.8 so I succesfully installed the b43 driver a couple of months ago. Now I have changed ...