The ndiswrapper package utilizes the Windows closed source drivers to activate your WiFi card. I can connect via Ethernet. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. Identifying Your Broadcom BCM43xx Chipset With this information, you may assess what drivers are supported for your card, and how to switch to a different driver from the instructions below. Just tested again with the 2 routers it was failing to connect. For installation instructions, please see here.

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Open a new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the firmware: To your question, I will suggest you to make sure your driver does not work before you re-install the driver, if it’s still working outside the coffee shop, this might be a problem from the shop owner’s router setting, not a driver issue.

See full activity log. Make sure you have the linux-headers package that matches your current kernel version, plus the appropriate generic header packages so that they are automatically updated on broqdcom kernel upgrade. On HP website, the only Broadcom driver is for bluetooth, all others listed for networking do not work.


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Those wireless tests now should pass. Press ‘Yes’ to confirm, or ‘No’ to reconfigure.

The open-source brcmfmac driver is available from the brcm module of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community.

Message 3 of 9. I do not know what has changed, but now I can connect. Rev refers to the model, the ID is unique. I have updated the installation.

Broadcom BCM4313, BCM43224, BCM43225 devices (brcmsmac, brcm80211)

I can connect via Ethernet. What am I supposed to do? No need to reinstall nor to change the Forum section.

Wireless related test cases rboadcom failed. After that I could not connect any more. Information and links in this thread may no longer be available or relevant.

Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. Why doesn’t HP have drivers for hardware they use??? You can open the door on the bottom of the laptop to access the wireless module and read the model information. See page 52 in the manual for the procedure.

Broadvom b43legacy infrastructure is composed of two parts. You will also need the bfwcutter package which is usually included on the install media or can be downloaded from the official online repositories.


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See Also Wireless Troubleshooting Guide https: Last edited by kuser: As per the Broadcom readme file for driver version 6. The full manufacturer and model of your computer as noted on the sticker of the computer itself. 44727 machine is not equipped with bluetooth so I know its not a combo as you mention.

Linux – Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues. I didn’t even have to change anything in the network manager – I was just making a typo in the authentication key! Once all of the required information is present, if the version of the driver you are using is the latest version available from the Ubuntu repositories, then one would want to e-mail the bdev mailing list following this procedure.