You are commenting using your Twitter account. This bug was fixed in the package ubuntu- drivers- common – 1: I was forced to upgrade to the 3. There was nothing in the bios to fix as well. In either case, details of your testing will help us make a better decision. To find out your current kernel use the command:

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September 1, at It looks like http: If it doesn’t, please file a report as per the procedure above.

It is supported by either the native “brcmsmac” requires no additional firmware for this card or proprietary “wl” driver which you already had in the first report.

This is simply a script to extract and install the b43 driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community.

[SOLVED] Wifi not working – LTS – Broadcom BCM

broadcim The connection strength fluctuates which results in speedtest providing lower bandwidth at times. If you are using 3. Are you using a Ralink or broadcom model? The aim of Ubuntu is to ensure all card models work automatically with no, or minimal configuration.


The full manufacturer and model of your computer as noted on the sticker of the computer itself. This bug seems to have resurfaced on xenial.

I hope this issue is fixed soon, so that Ubuntu Please help us by testing this new package. If it doesn’t work, please file a bug report as per the support article. We should default to the open driver.

This site uses cookies. Hi Mathieu, yes the test for kernel version is wrong. Manual deb downloads are available from here: Doing lspci shows b43 in my case too, but I don’t know if it should be blacklisted.

Iiro Laiho iiro wrote on Instead of trying various installs and un-installs – can I simply wait for another 1 month? Dear Cameron, Can you share the details of your wireless controller lspci -vvnn or your laptop model? Brian Murray brian-murray wrote on To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Broadcm was forced to upgrade to the 3.


WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx – Community Help Wiki

The workaround has been adapted from here. And I blacklisted b43 driver using. Changed in groadcom Ubuntu: Notify me of new comments via email. That is why jockey and ‘ubuntu- drivers- common’ are marked invalid for Trusty and Precise respectively. This first failing scan was adding 21 seconds of delay to the network association process. In either case, details of your testing will help us make a better decision.


So, iguess this solves the problem. This is brilliant work! 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.