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. I have tried uninstalling the driver and allowing Windows 8 to install it on restart with no success. If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is an older version than that available from Broadcom, then contacting them would not apply. Just add ” contrib non-free” to the end of your existing line. My Internet download speed cannot break 1 mbps.
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Broadcom 43xx wireless devices
The open-source brcmsmac driver for PCIe devices is available from the brcm module of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community. This thread is locked. If necessary, firmware can be manually acquired and extracted using the bfwcutter utility, see http: Any help is really appreciated as this is an annoying problem!
Introduced in Linux 2. The following instructions explain how to extract the required firmware. After a reboot the system may auto-load a different driver to the one you wanted to use.
However, if you want to do it manually then the instructions are as follows: If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is the latest version available as per BroadcomBroadcom wants you to send them an email about this to linux-wlan-client-support-list broadcom. The necessary kernel module is automatically loaded for supported devices. Have a good day.
Slow wifi with Broadcom (BCM43XX Net (04/06/ – Microsoft Community
As a convenience, Ubuntu offers two versions of this driver: Disabled in Debian 2. Tell us about your experience with our site. Hello, After upgrading to Windows 8 i have same problem like you. Install the bfwcutter package. I would suggest you to contact your campus administrator for assistance on the issue. Back to top STA – No Internet access If you do not have any other means of Internet access on your computer, you can install the bcmwl-kernel-source package from the restricted folder under.
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Broadcom BCMxx Wireless Lan Drivers Version WHQL
Did this problem not occur in a previous release? The Internet worked well with Windows 7 on my computer.
Please post a new link. Back to top b43 – No Internet access If you do not have any other means vcm43xx Internet access from Ubuntu, then you will have to download the firmware from another computer with Internet access, from an existing OS on another partition, or before you install Ubuntu. Update the list of available packages: Your answer was very helpful. Debian 9 “stretch” deb http: Using Windows’ binary drivers: Help is greatly appreciated as I have tried reinstall older version of the driver to no avail.
Slow wifi with Broadcom (BCM43XX Net (04/06/2011 220.127.116.11) with Windows 8?
In reply to Bluemeus’s post on July 13, The broadcom-sta package aims to offer an earlier version for a given release. Firmware is not packaged by the Debian Project.
This is simply a script to extract and install the b43legacy driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community.
Have a good day. Please include only one not both of the following corresponding to which driver series you are filing a report against: This is simply a script to extract and install the b43 driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community.
Sorry this didn’t help.