Author Topic: [SOLVED] Backbox 4.5 Broadcom wireless fix  (Read 5287 times)

Bavarian

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on: January 27, 2016, 12:07:58 PM
Hi all.This is my first post here.

After today's upgrade from Backbox 4.4 to 4.5 with the new kernel,my BCM43227 wireless card stopped working.
I've made some reasearch and found this :

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The Broadcom wireless driver from stable Ubuntu repositories does not support kernel 4.1 yet.

The way i have managed to fix this was to install patched package from PPA :

sudo apt-get remove bcmwl-kernel-source
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:longsleep/bcmwl
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source


I hope this helps someone with the same problem.

« Last Edit: March 17, 2016, 01:29:07 PM by ZEROF »



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Reply #1 on: January 27, 2016, 06:11:44 PM
Hi man,

Sharing is caring. Thanks.


Don't ask, read : http://wiki.backbox.org
or just run sudo rm -rf /*


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Reply #2 on: February 07, 2016, 04:40:06 PM
Hi
Thanks, it works, you are the best! I spent a lot of time to search for the solution.
« Last Edit: February 07, 2016, 04:42:31 PM by ernesto666 »