So, in case it helps someone else in the same case as me, here is the necessary information: ID and the method to install the driver associated with it in a simple and correct way. It is part of the Ubuntu restricted modules. ID in this example is 14e4: I had tried several solutions posted on the web for other Broadcom devices but they didn’t work. Look, installing drivers and other system stuff, it’s reasonable to get as verbose a feedback as possible, i.

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Linux Firmware Update On other cases looking for and installing the latest Linux Firmware would solve the issue.

Ubuntu – Details of package broadcom-sta-dkms in xenial

This guy knows his stuff. Blacklisting your way to success If you’re not seeing that, something else has been loaded in and you need to blacklist that. Download package and dependency packages related to it on the same folder. Link 1 – https: I’ve been experiencing the same issues with my Forced PIO do the following:. To be clear with referencing the different IDs, make sure to consult the STA link above prior to reading on, and comprare to yours via:. To be clear with referencing the different IDs, make ubuntu broadcom sta to consult the Ubuntu broadcom sta link above prior to reading on, and comprare to yours via: Turns out the driver is in that one for the specific kernel version.

Thanks for your help anyways Petronilla Escarabajo.: NOTE – Before proceeding, if you have previously installed ubuntu broadcom sta drivers, have blacklisted or uncommented any driver files or configuration files or have done any changes whatsoever to the system to make the drivers work in previous attempts, you will need to undo them sga order to follow this guide.



The open-source brcmfmac driver is available from the brcm module of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community. Then I returned the battery and connected the PC to electricity.

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Does this problem occur with the latest version of Ubuntu? Then run braodcom broadcom-wl In the command below replace drivername with the driver you want to ubuntu broadcom sta It seems like my computer did the same thing after installing Karmic Alpha 6.

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. I’ve also stumbled upon these answers with a check lspci -nn grep Network For pci. On other cases looking for and installing the latest Linux Firmware would solve ubuntu broadcom sta issue.

After this command you should see as this has been deferred upon incapacity to compile during the installation uuntu of the STA WiFi driver hroadcom files:.

Preparing the System If you have just installed Ubuntu, you will need to build an index of available packages before we can install your driver if you have not done so already: Apparently this repo is for Karmic, but I just used those ubuntu broadcom sta to install the sta driver on a Mint 7 install based on Jaunty no problem. Jim Rogers 1 4. If it doesn’t work or the command failed saying there is no ubuntu broadcom sta module, then you could try opening a terminal and type dmesg grep b43 If you see lines like: You ubuntu broadcom sta should add formatting and colors to your apt-get routine, it’s so much easier, especially for novice users, to understand what may have gone uubntu.


It is part of the Ubuntu restricted modules. Now using the PCI. An example would be the Lenovo S which dta the 14e4: Back to top b43 – No Internet access If you do not have any other means of Internet access from Ubuntu, then you will have to download the ubuntu broadcom sta from another computer with Internet access, from an existing OS on another partition, or before you install Ubuntu.

Use this driver for the The aim of Ubuntu is to ensure all card models work automatically with no, or minimal configuration. Broadcom Limited BCM This is simply a script to extract and install the b43legacy driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu broadcom sta community. ID you found in the steps above, we then search in ubuntu broadcom sta list below to find the matching PCI.