The first is the firmware-binstaller package. I got the wireless working! If I disable wireless from network manager, and enable it back. Partners Support Community Ubuntu. However, if you want to do it manually then the instructions are as follows:

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Debian 9 “stretch” deb http: This bug was reported a while ago and there hasn’t been any activity in it recently.

Launchpad Janitor janitor wrote on Updated the kernel to 2. Kernel version is 2. The first is the firmware-binstaller package.

You can also do it from the command line: If you need to reset your password, click here. Also, if you could test the latest upstream kernel available that would be great. Please include only one not both of the following corresponding to which driver series you are filing a report against: Broadcom bcm wireless adapter is never detected at all with b43 or b43legacy drivers.


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 a kernel upgrade. In the meantime I’ve found some mentioning that that specific NIC should work with b43 but cannot try it out for myself.


The STA driver in Double click on the package to install or in a Terminal issue the following commands: Paste in the two sets of instructions – they will “git clone” the fwcutter and then download and install the firmware After that, reboot and you should be all set!

You will have to install the B43xx firmware. The chip is detected by Ubuntu in the Hardware Drivers utility but it freezes my computer when I enable it.

The relevant driver has built-in logic to probe the actual chip, for example: Is there anything I can do to help get this working in Karmic before the release?! Have you still got a laptop where your Broadcom BCM is not detected? The workaround posted by icechen1 worked for me, after a great deal of fiddling.

[SOLVED] No Wireless on Broadcom BCM b/g LP-PHY

Thank you for telling us. What I needed to do: You will also need the bfwcutter package which is usually included on the install media or can be downloaded from the official online repositories. I forgot to mention I’m using 64 bit. Firmware is not packaged by the Debian Project. What’s interesting is the chip on the laptop is bcm looking at it but lspic reports finding Broadcom rev 1.


Please provide the router manufacturer, model, and firmware version. Comparing your lshw and mine, the only real difference is the bus id. Rolling back to Ubuntu 9. Identifying Your Broadcom BCM43xx Chipset With this information, you may assess what wirfless are supported for your card, and how to switch to a different driver from the instructions below.

Broadcom BCM4312 Wireless Network Card on FreeBSD 11.1

Instead, an investigation would need to occur to see if the version available for your release should be updated. As this driver is closed source, fixes in the driver itself may only be provided bfm4312 Broadcom. Other bug subscribers Subscribe someone else. Visit the following links: Thanks for the help.