Jun 24, 8: Reply Helpful Thread reply – more options Link to this Post. If the version of the driver you are using in the repository is an older version than that available from Broadcom, then contacting them would not apply. I don’t know who you got in broadcom but since the earliest wifi.. Once all of the required information is present, if the version of the driver you are using is the latest version available from the Ubuntu repositories, then one would want to e-mail the bdev mailing list following this procedure. Check the specs on all the Macs and I think you will be hard pressed to find a single one without AC wireless. I’m not so sure if this is the latest but it was for sure a lot newer than what Dell had posted on their list of drivers for my laptop.

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Could someone point me in the right direction? If necessary, firmware can be manually acquired and extracted using the bfwcutter utility, see http: This is simply a script to extract and install the b43legacy driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community. Debian 9 “stretch” deb http: Already have an account? If your chipset is supported as per above, but doesn’t work, please file a bug following the b43 driver procedure below. Install the bfwcutter package. Disabled bcm43dx Debian 2.


The full manufacturer and model of your computer as noted on the sticker of the computer itself. You will see that they achieved maximum bandwidth of Mbps with the MBA in the same room as bcm43x This bfm43xx simply a script to extract and install the b43 driver firmware, maintained by the Ubuntu community.

Jun 24, The second is the b43 driver, maintained upstream by the Linux kernel community. Sign In Sign Up.

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Ask a question Reset. When satisfied, the relevant Broadcom proprietary driver will be .10, the firmware within will be extracted and installed. The aim of Ubuntu is to ensure all card models work automatically with no, or minimal configuration. Partners Support Community Ubuntu. This is not correct.

Tracking down drivers has been quite a pain. Register a new account. Broadcom tells me they are no longer going to make the bdm43xx for Apple. The b43, b43legacy, brcmsmac and wl drivers do not support any USB devices.

My Macbook pro won’t stay connected to the WiFi!


I don’t know who you got in broadcom but since the earliest wifi. The bcmwl-kernel-source package aims to offer a later version for a given release. If you see the message “Module build for the currently running kernel was skipped since the kernel source for this kernel does not seem to be installed” then you are missing the appropriate generic linux-header package s.


What model wireless router do you have? This is using a later Mac with a standard broadcom AC card.

I’m also running XP Pro bit so I really hope this helps you. Make sure you have the linux-headers package that matches your current kernel version, plus the appropriate generic header packages so that they are automatically updated on a kernel upgrade.

User profile for user: If you have issues with speed please post full details with screenshots. Just scroll down to where it says Windows XP Bit Driver and to the right of the latest version click free download, then it will ask you to enter your email address so it can send you the download link to you in your email. First unload all conflicting drivers this includes removing the driver you’re trying to install: