Please open a terminal and do: You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. I forced to use CFG directly in the Makefile instead, see this commit. This is the driver for the wireless that shows up under settings: Hi, lets take a look at what driver you need.

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Why Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA driver sucks, and how to fix it

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This is brilliant work! While triggering the deb file I’ve noticed those notices: If somebody has already tried it on Debian share your exprerience please. Then a week or so ago it just stopped connecting.


The story begins when I updated Ubuntu from Initially I thought it was a bug in NetworkManager, and increased the debug level in the config file to finally come out to the conclusion that I was using a different driver in Post as a guest Name.

forced to keep on reinstalling Broadcom Linux STA wireless driver source – Ask Ubuntu

Suggestions and corrections are welcome especially corrections. I know the little button on the panel is in the right position, since I booted xp and it was working OK. Any thoughts how I could troubleshoot this? The driver appears to be installed, and the Additional Drivers window says “installed and working”. It would have been easier to just return the result of this function!. Access points using channels 12 and 13 allowed in the EU but not in the USA are not recognised while those using channels are.

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This is a 64 bit install. I am pasting output from commands that chili asked me to trigger.


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February 3rd, 6. February 2nd, 3. September wireelss, at Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Hi, lets take a look at what driver you need.

linuxx Both wl broadcom proprietary driver and brcmsmac the open source driver were installed in my Ubuntu Having a problem logging in? It is not a hardware problem since when I boot Windows XP which I hate to do on the same computer, it connects fine.

I would greatly appreciate it if wireleess could give me some guidance? I had signal strength problems with my boradcom wireless under Ubuntu For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.