This book contains many real life examples derived from the author's experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.
Ubuntu also has a page detailing the process of installing Broadcom wireless drivers on their community documentation.
If you have internet access on the device that you want to install the b43 driver onto, follow this link: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Wifi Docs/Driver/bcm43xx#b43 - Internet access .
Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. I can't find it, this is getting really frustrating. Please make sure you select a firmware file in a proper location." When I open the file itself it says "this is just a fake file to prevent postinst scripts." This is the only file under firmware that has any name near what the original file name was. In a terminal window, type: sudo cp -a /lib/firmware /lib/firmware_backup sudo rm -Rfv /lib/firmware/* sudo dpkg --purge bcm43xx-fwcutter sudo aptitude install bcm43xx-fwcutter After it has finished installing the package, a script should appear in the terminal window for post-install configuration, asking you if you want to download the firmware (say yes).
I needed this driver for my Broadcom chip to work although after I installed it I went to the Restricted Drivers window and it was still there listed. (This installed the firmware into /lib/firmware on my computer).
If you don’t see the text “Broadcom Corporation” (without quotes), your system does not recognize your Network card, and there is very little you can do about it.
Hello, I am curious to know if is there any safe way to upgrade the Broadcom 4311 firmware. (original script) /usr/sbin/install_bcm43xx_firmware: #! /bin/sh # # install_bcm43xx_firmware # # This script tries to download and install the firmware needed to run # WLAN cards using Broadcom's bcm43xx chips.
I'm a bit surprised I didn't do the latter that way the first time to be honest.
Anyway, this should bring about a peaceful end to our discussion.
The standard place where firmware is installed to is /lib/firmware.