Before reading the points mentioned below, be sure to have all repositories enabled on your Ubuntu system. October 8th, 3. In the command below replace drivername with the driver you want to blacklist: October 8th, 5. The full manufacturer and model of your computer as noted on the sticker of the computer itself. Purge the bcmwl-kernel-source package: That have already worked for me four times it may happen any time you are forcing a shutdown or disconnecting the Wi-Fi.

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Cant set essid on bcmMCG with ndiswrapper. Installing Windows drivers with NdisWrapper.

Setting up the Broadcom BCM94311MCG in Ubuntu 8.04

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On Ubuntu, you will need headers and tools. Thanks for any assistance! I fixed my problem with the Broadcom bcm drivers. Email required Address never made public. Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead?

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Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. If your connection drops every so often some users have suggested to set IPv6 to Ignore. The full manufacturer and model of your computer as noted on the cbm94311mcg of the computer itself.


Assuming you used the PCI. Originally Posted by Fosforo I would also like some help with this. Using Windows’ binary drivers: Roberto 51 1 1.

Broadcom BCM94311MCG

Then I returned the battery and connected the PC to electricity. You will also need the bfwcutter package which is usually included on the install media or can be downloaded from the official online repositories.

Installing the Package offline 4.

And add the headers dependency, you could remove them afterwards–and surely you’d have to rebuild the module upon kernel change. There are also some techniques to force the wireless device to only connect to a specific router by setting the BSSID to the MAC Address of the router you wish to connect to.

Click on it then select Edit Settings. To manually load the module, run sudo modprobe wl. Results 1 to 10 of Here’s what it shows up: Does this problem occur with the latest version of Ubuntu?

Are you new to LinuxQuestions. With the STA driver I can search the network, but the connection never finishes. That have already worked for me four times it liux happen any time you are forcing a shutdown or disconnecting the Wi-Fi.


Thank you for your interest in this question. For anyone else who is getting the “wireless is disabled by hardware switch -a” message under wireless you’ll see it by clicking on the icon – and it’s “hard block”, that may work in any model that is working for me in netgear “wireless USB adapter”, haven’t checked the others, but it may work.

Let us know how you get on You can either restart your pc or if this is a pain type the following commands in the terminal which broaadcom ‘switch on’ your wireless sudo modprobe -r b43 ssb wl then sudo modprobe wl.

The b43, b43legacy, brcmsmac and wl drivers do not support any USB devices.