I suggest you try: If the Windows driver seems to work so well, it should run just fine under Wine. I also have this exact card, and have also recently switched to Linux. Thanks for your help, maybe I could help you too. If not, I’ll probably just look up how to install the Windows closed source driver. I have the same card BCM 14e4: October 22nd, 7.

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October 22nd, 3. I just swapped out one of my wireless cards from one computer to another. Is that the case here, or have I misinterpreted your statement above?

Just add ” contrib non-free” to the end of your existing line. Currently, the computer is hooked into another to share it’s connect so that I can install drivers from the internet instead of loading them on to a flash drive and doing it offline.

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Try the bit version of Ubuntu. Besides, if Eugene needs to, he can use ndiswrapper and run the Windows driver with Wine. Debian 9 “stretch” deb http: I have the same card BCM 14e4: If the Windows driver seems to work so well, it should run just fine under Wine.


It does indeed find networks and seems to know how to connect to them, however, It will connect to them for a few minutes with very slow connection speed and then bgoadcom drop. Wireless networking is generally not available in a virtual machine. Using lsmod as you suggest now I think seems that has a conflict because of many drivers installed. Configure your wireless interface as appropriate.

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The relevant driver has built-in logic to probe the actual chip, for example: I give it the correct one every time but it keeps asking about three times and then stops trying. Thanks for your help, maybe I could help you too. October 22nd, 5.

So I just decided to try again to install bcmwl-kernel-source. The virtual NICs bridge to the host, in your case Windows, network. Basically I did this: Basically I did this:. When satisfied, the relevant Broadcom proprietary driver will be acquired, the firmware within will be extracted and installed. Introduced in Linux 2.


No such file or directory” error message. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. The time now is I suggest you try: If necessary, firmware can be manually acquired broadckm extracted using the bfwcutter utility, see http: Post as a guest Name. The reason is simple: Originally Posted by chili For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here.

The main issue is that with most of the drivers available that I’ve installed, they will find my wireless network but, they will only stay connected for about a minute with abnormally slow speed and then all of a sudden disconnect. Can’t seem to find any networks. Troubleshooting Examine the kernel ring buffer dmesg 1 to verify the required firmware files are being loaded by the driver.