Did researched a lot and tried a lot of commands but it didn’t work out but yours did. This is expired without being fixed and tested? You need to log in to change this bug’s status. I was recently in an environment where I know there was a hidden SSID that I had access to name and pwd and was unable to get a connection whereas my work laptop Windows was able to access the wireless. Instructions for installation may be found later in this article. Depending on your wireless card model, you might need to install b43 driver.

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When I chose the newer kernel version for Fedora 22 at the boot loader I was able to get my USB working and use my phone hotspot to get internet, and modprobe wl now worked.

It came installed with Ubuntu 8. Open a new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the firmware: See full activity log. However, this question has been asked many times here: It is maintained upstream here.

There you will find wireless cards that are known to work without proprietary software.

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I needed to do sudo apt-get update and after that the drivers appeared under “additional drivers”. The b43 infrastructure is composed of two parts. It also weighs about one thousandths of a gram, or something in that order or magnitude. Can you add the kind of wireless card it is to your question? After waiting for about 2 min I click the wireless icon and select connect to hidden network and select my hidden SSID out of the dropdown on the pop-up. I dont know why my Fedora 22 upgrade defaulted to 4.


Bad Behavior has blocked access attempts in the last 7 days. When I delll in the ethernet cable the internet works fine, but I can’t see any wireless network in the networking manager.

The bcmwl-kernel-source package aims to offer a later version for a given release. Comment on this change optional. Broadcom Corporation BCM If you are looking for speed or distance I’d really suggest a non-USB card.

Wifi enabling issues on Dell – BCM4312 LP-PHY

The system doesn’t recognize the wireless card with is Broadcom BCM By buying a card somewhere else, you may end up with another Wifi card that does not work on Trisquel It would help many who are going through the same.

The second is the b43 driver, maintained upstream by the Linux kernel community.

So I partially solved this issue, by using the newer 4. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms bcm4132 serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Please see if this can get fixed soon.


I have the same problem, but I am using Ubuntu 9. However, if you want to do it manually then the instructions are as follows: Back to top STA – No Internet access If you do not have any other means of Internet access on your computer, you can install the bcmwl-kernel-source package from the restricted folder bfm4312.

Sign up using Facebook. Try the latest kernel at http: Instructions to install the package may be found below.

Broadcom Corporation BCM SirGrant is right of course, and it is not your fault, that the WiFi card doesn’t work. The b43legacy infrastructure is composed of two parts. User login Create new account.