Broadcom wireless cards have proven to be a consistent thorn for many Linux user. There are however in Ubuntu several choices and most users usually find that their needs are met either by installing Broadcom's own drivers or ones created using open source software.

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Can't connect to Wifi in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04

I just switched from windows to linux today so I'm a noob at this. Now, I'm running Ubuntu Gnome 14.04. I can't find any network icon on the top bar which is mentioned in the GNOME Help manual. I ...
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Broadcom wireless 802.11ac Thinkpad E455 14e4:43ae rev 02

I tried installing the bcmi kernal source but it gets so far and hangs. Ctrl + C won't take it out. The wireless driver doesn't appear and I have no ability to connect with the wireless. Can you ...
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14.04LTS - Very Slow Ethernet Connection

Note that my system is not wireless. My motherboard is Asrock Z77 Extreme4, which uses BCM57781 Driver from Broadcom. It's my first day of using UBuntu, and it's been bugging me how the download ...
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Broadcom wifi won't connect in room router is in but will in another room further away. Although sometimes does connect - but drops later

I'm unsure whether this is a driver problem or a wifi signal problem. Broadcom wifi won't connect in room router is in but will in another room further away N.B. Sometimes it will connect - but the ...
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How to detect and implement wireless drivers on Gateway MX6446 Laptop?

I recently installed Ubuntu on my friend's laptop because Windows wasn't running well, but the wireless hardware may not be detected, or I may not have the appropriate drivers(?). I tried these ...
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How do I get my wireless card working

Hello guys I have problem with changing wifi channel on my wireless card. I am in Norway at the moment and I live in Bosnia, when I came here I can't find home network. My theory is that I have ...
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For a 32-bit Ubuntu 14.04 install, How to install Broadcom wireless 32 bit drivers offline

I have found the steps for doing this with the 64 bit installation of Ubuntu, and I assume that the steps are the same for the most part with the exception of the actual files used. I need some ...
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unable to use wifi on sony vaio duo 13 SVD13215CGB

I'm new to linux and I've recently installed ubuntu 15.04 onto my 16GB thumbdrive. The issue is that it has no wifi capability. lspci shows: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT DRAM ...
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Wifi not connecting automatically on boot

I have finally gotten the Broadcom wifi network card to work--Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01). This article was very helpful. However, every time I boot the computer, I ...
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Broadcom wireless network driver won't install offline

My Ubuntu 14.04 does not have network access. I tried installing the driver as explained here but it doesn't work. I get the exact same error message as ln78 complains about. Pilot6 responded to this ...
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No wifi on HP Pavilion DV7 with Ubuntu 12,04 [duplicate]

I recently updated to 14.04 but I found a whole lot of problems and decided to revert my changes with a clean install of 12.04. I didn't have any problems with the wifi before but now I can't seem to ...
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wifi firmware installation instruction procedure [duplicate]

my devices chip id is BCM4312 LP-PHY chip (PCI ID 14E4:4315),please give me the instruction to install firmware-b43-lpphy-installer.
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My Wifi keeps dropping in UBUNTU 14.04 LTS how to get it correct details are in link below

http://paste.ubuntu.com/11771954/ I have been trying to solve the error but unable to solve it. Please help me. I have referred to My wireless/WiFi connection does not work. What information is ...
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Random WiFI dropping in 15.04

I'm using 15.04-64 bit on a laptop 8GB RAM, Intel i7 4510U, Nvidia 840M. I only recently got Ubuntu to work after a lot of trouble with my Nvidia card. My WiFi randomly drops even though my router is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04Broadcomm 43142 wifi problem on HP p-011tx

Ubuntu 14.04 does not show wifi connection after new installation. Device is:HP p011tx Broadcomm 43142 802.11 adapter
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why doesn't lsmod show that bcmwl-kernel-source is already installed?

I'm confused. I installed bcmwl-kernel-source a couple of weeks ago, but I cannot see that it is installed with lsmod. However, if I try to install it again, it says I already have the latest version. ...
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Broadcom B43 WiFi not working in Ubuntu 15.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1 on my laptop. Networking menu at the top said "Wi-fi is disabled by hardware swith". Windows 8.1 wifi switch is not working. lspci -vnn | grep Network ...
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Problems to install Broadcom BCM4352 driver under Ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

I'm trying to get the Broadcom BCM4352 802.11ac with PCID [14e4:43b1] (rev 03) Wifi card working in my DELL XPS 13 (early 2015). Other posts related to this chips are either related to Ubuntu 14.04, ...
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macbook 11,5 Wifi [14e4:43ba] doesn't work on 14.04

I installed ubuntu 14.04.02 on a new macbook pro 11,5 (15 inch), but wifi doesn't work. Here are some information about the wifi adapter. $ lspci -nn | grep 0280 04:00.0 Network controller ...
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detects all wifi except my own

i have a lenovo ideapad G480 and ubuntu 14.04.02. my laptop detects every other wifi but not my own. i have also checked the connection and it is working on every other device. could anyone help me ...
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Cannot install BCM4360 driver on Ubuntu on Macbook Pro 11,1

As the question says. I've tried everything I could find in askubuntu.com I installed dkms, fakeroot, libfakeroot and then finally bcmwl but that didn't work. modprobe wl didn't work (forgot the ...
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Linksys AE1200 doesn't work with Ubuntu 14.04

I have read through and followed several different posts on this topic, including trying ndiswrapper. Nothing seems to get this USB wireless adapter working for me. I need an expert to help walk me ...
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Wifi broadcom, ubuntu 14.04 , Dell Vostro - still diconnecting -need help

Sorry I know that this problem was on this forum , but I tried to do everything, resolve the problem and I ... no result. What I try: change kernel to 3.18, and 3.19 change driver, disable N ...
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Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers Macbook Pro 11,5 [duplicate]

I have a brand new Macbook Pro 11,5 running Ubuntu 14.04 Not surprisingly I cannot get the wireless to work. I have followed the instructions here - Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers Which ...
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How to set up my wireless card when there is no official driver for BCM43142? [duplicate]

I managed to download a driver on page by BCM I also tried to install bcmwl-kernel-source and I succeeded. I'm now able to access internet through wireless. But my problem is quite different from ...
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Unstable wifi connection in Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit on Asus R510J

I have recently upgraded to 14.04 64-bit and since then my connection to my home WiFi network has become unstable, the computer often randomly disconnects and the ping commands often indicates loss of ...
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ubuntu 14.04 broadcom wireless disconnecting

So I just recently finished fixing my BCM43124 Wireless adapter by doing, sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source and it's now working. Though another problem has occurred. Whenever I get too far ...
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My wireless card doesnot support AP mode. Is it the end?

When I run iwconfig, it doesnot list AP under supported features. My aim is to start a WiFi hotspot with my laptop. So is that it? All hopes lost? It is to be added that my friend who has the same ...
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Ubuntu hotspot doesn't work

My laptop runs Ubuntu 14.04 and has Broadcom's BCM43143 as wireless card. This card has always given me trouble in Linux, but usually works fine in Ubuntu when I install the package ...
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Bluetooth HSP/HFP not working but A2DP is

I have a Broadcom internal bluetooth adapter. It is model BCM20702A0 (Vendor=0a5c ProdID=21e8 Rev=01.12) I am able to get the A2DP function to operate but not the HSP/HFP mode. I have tried ...
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wifi doesn't work on Macbook pro 15 of ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Searched around and still cannot solve the wifi issue. lspci -nn | grep 0280 shows 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation Device [14e4:43ba] (rev 01) I installed ...
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Lubuntu 15.04 : Unable to use wifi with Compaq 6720s [duplicate]

I have a Compaq 6720s and am having trouble using the wifi with it. It worked well with lubuntu 13.10 but since 14.04 I can't make it work. Now that 13.10 is not supported any more, I have to update. ...
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Support for cores revisions 0x17 and 0x18 disabled by module param allhwsupport=0. Try b43.allhwsupport=1

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS and the boot getting the following warning: Support for cores revisions 0x17 and 0x18 disabled by module param allhwsupport=0. Try b43.allhwsupport=1 Using the ...
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I just installed Ubuntu 14 for the first time and cannot get the wireless to work [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 14 on my laptop for the first time. After the installation I had no Wi-Fi connection. I went to "Edit Connections" and created a "Wi-Fi Connection", but don't know how to ...
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Broadcom BCM43142 WiFi drivers with AP mode to create hotspot for android devices

I want to create WiFi hotspot for android device using Broadcom BCM43142 chipset. OS : 14.0.4but I am stuck at a STEP which says your Wireless card should support AP mode!The current driver: wl0 ...
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New installation (and user) unable to get Broadcom adapter to work

Having trouble using the help section to get my Broadcom adapter to work. It is not helped by the fact that I don't have another internet connection. I found this page ...
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Ubuntu Wifi Not working on fresh install of 15.04 - Broadcom Drivers

I helped a friend install Ubuntu 15.04 over Skype and Teamviewer recently. Here is the problem: In the live cd wifi wasnt working so i issued this command to get some info: lspci -nn -d 14e4: cause i ...
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Frequent timeouts on browser connection

I asked this question before and now the problem came back. Every once in a while, I have to disable and re-enable Wi-Fi in order to make the browser work again. When the problem occurs, the page ...
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cannot use wifi broadcom 802.11 alternative drive in ubuntu 15.04

I have a dell Inspiron 11 with the Broadcom 802.11 driver. Playing with Ubuntu 15.04 live cd it works ok. I have to select additional drivers, check on "Using Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA wireless ...
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14.04 BCM 43142 disconnecting and reconnecting when too far

I just recently fixed my broadcom driver and it seemed to work out perfectly but when I get too far (about 10 feet away) it automatically disconnects and tries to reconnects again. When it does ...
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Bluetooth Broadcom 43142 isn't working on ubuntu 15.04

Please help me! I'm new and can't to do anything... I was trying somethings from my searched but it still don't work. It's on but can't search any devices and can't searched from any too. Just tell ...
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Wifi not working in ubuntu 15.04

Yesterday I have made some updates and upgraded my linux 14.10 to linux 15.04.. Now I can't connect to my home wifi, and the others i get a dns_probe_finished_no_internet.. In the network-manager ...
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14.04 no wifi, no launcher

I installed 14.04 LST but only a nude desktop. I searched with Google and found something about Compiz. Nothing worked because "I haven't any permission". I tried it with sudo. I need to connect my ...
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Wifi not worrking after kernel update

I updated Ubuntu from version 14.04 to 14.10 and installed kernel v. 3.17 ,as described on this blog, to gain Display port MST support. This gave me MST support but WIFI does not not after the kernel ...
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After upgrading from 14.10 to 15.04, using wifi leads to caps lock blinking

My laptop is dell inspiron-3442, WiFi is broadcom(14e4:4356). I used the following commands to set up WiFi driver in 14.10 version.(It works, but WiFi connection is not stable) sudo ...
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Definitive Guide to Wifi Dropping Consistently

This age-old problem seems to never go away. There are thousands of threads related to Wi-Fi dropping constantly. Unfortunately, almost all of them seem to have quick hack suggestions and no real ...
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Wi-Fi stops working frequently [duplicate]

I recently keep having the problem that my internet stops working. On firefox, I get server not found. And the usual make sure that you didn't type ww instead of www. Wi-Fi is still connected. A ...
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No network devices available eventhough I can online

I have access to the internet... But I couldn't see or choose or add any wifi connection Cause it shows no network devices available under my network icon *-network ...
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How to fix repeated “Authentication required by Wi-Fi network” [Broadcom BCM4323]?

END RESULT******Netgear WNDA 3100 wifi stick will only connect to a network with no password.****** I am finding solutions all over the web, I have been searching for hours. However the people that ...
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Ethernet Network card BCM4401-B0 no longer recognised?

I updated Ubuntu to 14.04 LTS and I can no longer see my network - No network devices available shows in the network drop down menu. Networking is enabled and if I choose to boot my Dell Inspiron 1300 ...