I have just installed a fresh copy on my computer, and found out that most of my hardware does not have its drivers included with the installation. Post as a guest Name. I checked and found my network devices were: As a matter of fact, I’m replying over ethernet. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Generally when you do a fresh install of ubuntu when you first login ubuntu will do a hardware check and a notification Icon will pop-up advising you about the avaliabilty of any “restricted” eg closed source drivers if you click on this Icon it will open the Hardware Drivers program which is only ever used for enabling or disabling these optional drivers.

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Do you have a more permanent solution? Chloe Where does it say that? The time now is Is there any way of getting this fixed? By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. March 30th, 4. Advertisements or commercial links. Installing drivers for bcm ethernet controller had a more or less same problem and i was able to solve it by installing the os with a connected and active ethernet cable.

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I am however unable to determine which configuration version of Ubuntu, OS language, etc this manifests on.

At the minimum, you can redo the mods after the system configuration changes. Just checked the forum which I see you have posted in already.

etthernet It says the file is autogenerated by bcmwl and will be overwritten. I checked and it says Broadcom STA wireless driver is activated and currently in use. March 30th, 2.

Flaming or offending other users. As a matter of fact, I’m replying over ethernet.

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Since you’ve already submitted a review for this product, this submission will be added as an update to your original review. Etjernet You for Submitting a Reply,! The message you recieve is normaly about restricted drivers being avaliable this from the a specific program Called hardware drivers in the administration menu I would check this to see if any of them are enabled or not and what drivers you are offered I have heard of multiple drivers being suggested for Broadcom networking.


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Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. What’s the output of: You can always check the status of any of these drivers by opening this section.

Post as a guest Name. Email Required, but never shown. Sign up using Email and Password. The file now looks like this: I however can’t seem to find my ethernet device anywhere Installing drivers for bcm ethernet controller It is: There is a post about your specific network hardware here ubuntuforums. Good to hear you have found the solution sorry I couldn’t have been more help at the time.