I’m a user with no advance knowledge in Linux, so I would need clear explanations on how to make, compile, etc. After a reboot the system may auto-load a different driver to the one you wanted to use. Here are the vendor and device codes for my wireless. Still, having used Gentoo for years, I’ve got used to its verbosity and which may seem unnecessary coloring and formatting of output. 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. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

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Looks like there is a possibility 5 after all! The last step is to go to ‘Additional drivers’ and enable the driver.

A post in December thus before Before reading the points mentioned below, be sure to have all repositories enabled on your Ubuntu system. I just hope it isn’t working anymore because that 11.10 problem is solved. Wireless LAN Soft blocked: Step 3 was a key step for me.

I guess it ubuntu 11.10 broadcom wireless kernel or driver dependencies or both. Wireless does not work anymore after software update with Ubuntu I still ubuntu 11.10 broadcom wireless to disconnect and reconnect every time I start the machine, but it’s nothing compared to no connection at all.


Freek Wrote on November 25, at 7: The terminal will be used to avoid any GUI related issues. About me I am a developer at Schiphol Group, the Dutch national airport.

Run the following in the terminal: We assume you are doing this from scratch and have not changed any configuration files, modules or drivers in the system ubuntu 11.10 broadcom wireless any way apart from updating the system. If your wifi is not working I hope this will be of assistance in shortening your search.

Ubuntu 11.10 broadcom wireless more granular support information, please see their wiki page here. Lots of people see “Broadcom” and jump on this but it’s not compatible with the which is newer. If it doesn’t work or the command failed saying there is no such ubntu, then you could try opening a terminal and type.

Ubuntu – my wifi is not working – Freek Lijten

This can happen with modern Routers that have the ability to extend the wireless connection by offering the same SSID. I have the same configuration as Derrik.

External Links Upstream b43 and b43legacy ubuntu 11.10 broadcom wireless driver http: I first thought I would edit Luis Alvarado’s excellent answer see his post on september 7th,because when Wieless followed the steps, it appeared the package that is ubuntu 11.10 broadcom wireless in the table see his post for my PCI. I’m a user with no advance knowledge in Linux, so I would need clear ubungu on how to make, compile, etc. A utility you can try is rfkill to get it to come on.


ubuntu 11.10 broadcom wireless The bcmwl-kernel-source package should automatically blacklist the open source drivers so that the STA driver is the only one in use. Dell Inspiron E, the following steps aloneworked for me. September 2, at That have already worked for me four times it may happen any 11.100 you are forcing a shutdown or disconnecting the Wi-Fi.

WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx – Community Help Wiki

Looks like broaadcom macbook is finally as snappy as under OSX. Ataraxio Panzetta 1 1 6. I’m not sure of what I’ve done. Basically the article I linked to says: May ubuntu 11.10 broadcom wireless, at Again, I don’t know whats causing this, I don’t even to know how to check for the likelyness of this affecting you, but this too seemed to be a wide-spread issue.

If it doesn’t work, please file a bug report as per the support article.