Copy the downloaded file to your home folder. Uninstalled the Broadcom STA wireless driver 3. The whole point of me trying out Linux again was because I was thinking about getting a netbook and using Linux on it over the XP they come with. I tried Felix’s suggestion first and it worked until the next time I booted the laptop. I also have this issue, thanks for the helpful tips, I will try them out! Next I did a clean reinstall of Ubuntu 8. Here is my script that works in Intrepid Ibex Kubuntu 8.

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While I would love to use the b43 driver, it is believed to be suboptimal in my scenario by several people who should know. I have not tried Ubuntu 8.

If it doesn’t, please file a report as per the procedure above. Last night I was at circuit city and I was finally able to see one first hand.

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If not already performed, connect the device to your system. Lniux still haven’t figured out how to use WPA encryption with the card, but WEP bit open system works just fine, so it will have to do for now.


Internal cards To identify a card that was installed inside your computer prior to purchase, please open a Terminal and execute: When I replaced those two lines with the ones you suggested, I got USB back but wireless does not work.

Reinstall the Broadcom STA wireless driver 8. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.

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After about 10 seconds, your wireless will work. David Hajage eusebe wrote bcm43288 This ssb, b43, b44 module nonsense is insane. Join Date Aug Posts Andrew Ash ash on Instead, an investigation would need to occur to see if the version available for your release should be updated. There was a bug in my workaround that resulted in broken USB.

Partners Support Community Ubuntu. These instructions were originally found here: However, network-manager no longer gives me the option of using Enterprise WPA.

I hope this gets resolved before release — Gutsy was the first ncm4328 where wireless worked decently for me, I’d hate to have it broken again.


Again I tried both suggestions again and neither worked. To the other commenters: See full activity log. Please provide the router manufacturer, model, and firmware version. If not how do I get the ndiswrapper to work?

After a reboot the system may auto-load a different driver to the one you wanted to use.

The wifi card persistently works after reboot, so I am very happy. Join Date Jun Posts 2. I can get online with the wired connection, just not wireless.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

If these modules were loaded you would either a rmmod bcm43xx or b rmmod b43; rmmod b43legacy 2. Llnux will need to install the package “firmware-linux-nonfree http: Are you new to LinuxQuestions. If you wish to permanently use the open source drivers then remove the bcmwl-kernel-source package: Find More Posts by lakedude.