See full activity log. We will have something shortly to replace our older adapter with the optional external antennas. As this driver is closed source, fixes in the driver itself may only be provided by Broadcom. 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. Especially laptops have lots of hurdles to take, one of them being WiFi.

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Dell Mini 10 and BCM4312

To run “akmod” commands or “modprobe” command reqire being login as a root user ” “. Yes, Ubuntu are happier to bundle the non-free bits than Fedora. We have a sample test batch coming in next week and have secured funding from two difference sources to source new AR adapters. Comment on this change optional.

Of course your question has merit; that’s why I didn’t close it. We have low profile brackets for one of them and are working on getting the brackets for the other. Recent donations Lionel Ougier-s The previous post mentions a patch but it was too cryptic for me to understand. I for one love the keyboard, kudos to Dell for that one.

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 firmware from another computer with Internet access, from an existing OS on another partition, or before you install Ubuntu. Please include only one not both of the following corresponding to which driver series you are filing a report against: The rtlb is more stable than ar devices.


Please reopen if this is still an issue in the current Ubuntu release http: Richard has three main areas of ddll on the free desktop, color management, package management, and power management. However, we can’t compromise on user freedom. Richard graduated a few years ago from the University of Surrey with a Masters in Electronics Engineering.

I was advised to put all three rpm packages in one directory and run one command and so I did and it bcm43112. The open-source brcmfmac driver is available from the brcm module of the linux kernel package, maintained upstream by the linux kernel community. Install using sudo yum install bfwcutter OR yum install bfwcutter. It would help many who are going through the same. Changed in linux Ubuntu: The answer drll to ditch Broadcom alltogether and get an aftermarket internal card that’s compatible.

I’m in Tasmania right now and that particular laptop is back in the U. 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.


Does this problem occur with the latest version of Ubuntu? I then reconfigured my wireless router with an open SSID and immediately it was possible to connect to the router.

Dell Mini 10 and BCM – Technical Blog of Richard Hughes

Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have bcm44312 our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to dlel policies. Took 10 minutes tops to install and works flawlessly.

I have installed fedora 23 and have dual boot with Windows 10 on Dell Inspiron The broadcom-sta package aims to offer an earlier version for a given release. Open a new Terminal and use bfwcutter to extract and install the firmware: The b43 infrastructure is composed of two parts.

Wifi enabling issues on Dell – BCM4312 LP-PHY

But since I haven’t seen a fix explicitly stated, I object to this “Expired” status. It will automatically gather edll attach updated debug information to this report.

The ar works good for people looking to setup an access point.