StandDuPp 2 8. Linux – Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of wireless networking in Linux. Originally Posted by paradox For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. However, it didn’t last beyond reboot. This crappy STA error was bugging me for 3 days.

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The jockey driver indicator was never changed. You need to log in to change this bug’s status.

Im with this bug too: I used to have the exact same problem, on my dell mini 9 with BCM Man, ubuntu needs this fixed BAD! Suggestions and corrections are welcome especially corrections.

The only blacklist I had was hoow grub line, ’cause it wouldn’t boot without it. I went back and removed firmware-binstaller and reinstalled it.

When attempting to activate actlvate driver, jockey disables input, acting as if it is busy. The GUI still shows that the driver is not active?


networking – Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers – Ask Ubuntu

The main problem was the driver brcm provided by package “firmware-brcm” – now I use the driver wl provided by the package “broadcom-sta-dkms” and everything works! It sounds like when, when I worked support, we would tell the caller, “It was an FM problem,” which loosely translates as “freaking vroadcom. Wireless connectivity is broken. Other bug subscribers Subscribe someone else.

This bug report became very noisy, the biggest part of it is already fixed, and loads of unrelated issues were reported. It is maintained upstream here. RaLink RT Wireless The first is the firmware-b43legacy-installer package. It did work with the liveCD though.

Douglas — do you know what you did? Download the appropriate broadcoom for x86 or x64 from here: Couldn’t find package bcwml-kernel-source Possible duplicate of: At the time of writing, I have installed all the available updates.


Is the Broadcom non-free driver turned on there? Find More Posts by Jim Gonzalo Fernandez gonz-it wrote on The bit that the STA driver says “needs reboot” when hhow actually already working.


I just did an apt-get install patch and it worked. I just tried that here, with faking jockey to think that my system has a broadcom wifi I don’t actually have one.

If you’re using a liveCD, then your media path will be different. This is simply a script to extract and install go b43legacy driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community.

WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx – Community Help Wiki

Mint, Ubuntu, Centos Posts: This worked for me. Is this issue supposed to be resolved now? I’ve upgraded the system to the latest packages but jockey usually disables the driver list wihtout actually installing anything. An assistance is greatly appreciated.

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