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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My wireless (BCM43142) won't work

14.04 was getting along with the wireless card until today and I tried many things to fix it but got myself into a mess where I felt reinstalling completely was the best option. I installed 16.04 ...
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wifi not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I tried installing Ubuntu 16.04 but my computer did not detect any wireless connection. I decided to look for an older and more stable version. I installed Ubuntu 14.04, but it still doesn't work. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wifi on broadcom starting not wok

I turned on my Lenovo G510 and the WiFi wasn't working. I does not do anything after yesterday. I tried restarting the network, tried running rfkill unblock all, and I tried reinstalling the driver by ...
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not detecting wireless networks [duplicate]

I tried to connect raspberry pi through ethernet .I Changed some settings to connect through ssh. After that wifi is gone.I coudn't see any wireless networks listed anymore. My computer is dual boot ...
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Wireless stopped working on Ubuntu 14.04

I never had any problems with Ubuntu for 2 years, but my WiFi randomly stopped working today. I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed alongside Windows 10, and WiFi works on my Windows partition so I know it's ...
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Cannot get Broadcom BCM43225 to work on 16.04

Whatever I try to do, it will not work. The wireless menu tells me it's disabled by hardware switch. It worked by installing package bcmwl-kernel-source, but after an apt-get update and a reboot, it ...
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wifi networks still not available

I posted this question yesterday but no-one has come to my assistance. I really need to get the wifi networks working again on my Sony laptop. I have spent all day today trawling through ask ubuntu ...
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Wifi Not working after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04 Plzz Help

I had ubuntu 15.10 and now upgraded to 16.04. Now the wifi is going. In network setting only Wired and Network Proxy is showing up but not Wifi. Every time i have connect to wired. My laptop is HP 15 ...
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How to fix wireless issue in ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

I am unable to use wifi in my notebook. This notebook has a Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 wireless card. modprobe wl gives output modprobe: ERROR: could not insert 'wl': Operation not permitted ...
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broadcom not being able to connect even with driver

I just signed up because I have been dealing with this problem for a few days. when I was trying to make a desktop link for a program, I accidentally installed gnome because that is the way I found of ...
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Wifi not working after today's (14 July 16) update [duplicate]

Today I had an Ubuntu update. After I restarted, I noticed the wifi no longer works. In System Settings -> Software & Updates -> Additional Drivers, I noticed that under the Broadcom wireless ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: WiFi BCM43142 doesn't see nearby networks

I've just bought an Acer ES1-521 laptop. First thing I did was to boot into the BIOS setup, change boot order to USB DVD-Drive first and install Ubuntu 16.04 from a DVD (everybody does that, right?). ...
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wifi disconnected after reboot, ubuntu 16.04

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on Lenovo G580 and first time I connected WiFi but after reboot I have got this popup disconnected - you are now offline Network. $ lspci -k | grep Net -A2 02:00.0 Network ...
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No Drivers under Additional Drivers tab in Ubuntu 16.04 dual boot with Windows 10 UEFI in HP ac-033tx [duplicate]

I installed my Ubuntu today using live USB. When I used the USB in order to use Wifi I had to enable Broadcom driver in the Additional Drivers tab. After I have installed Ubuntu there is no Driver ...
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unable to connect to WiFi, not complete shut down Ubuntu16.04 Dell lattitude 630

I am a newbie. I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on Dell Latitude D630-- Problem: does not connect to WiFi and the shut down doesn't shut off - after clicking on shutdown and then-enter ESC-- shows [OK] ...
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Wifi device is showing in Unclaimed for HP ENVY -15 Note book [duplicate]

root@roopeshreddy-HP-ENVY-15-Notebook-PC:~# sudo lshw -C Network *-network UNCLAIMED description: Network controller product: BCM43142 802.11b/g/n vendor: Broadcom ...
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Dell XPS13 WiFi on/off only in certain WiFi

I am asking your help regarding the troubles I keep having when I'm at work with my laptop on Ubuntu 15.10. It only happens in this one WiFi (multiple APs 1 router), my home-wifi (1 router only) is ...
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wifi driver for Dell Latitude d520

I cannot get the wifi driver to load on my d520 laptop On my asus z84-fm it was completely automatic. On my Dell d531 I needed to install the driver from the installation disk after the install. It ...
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Unable to connect wifi Ubuntu 16 [duplicate]

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on Macbook Pro 5.1 I tried almost all the solutions available on different threads, but could not establish a successful wifi connection. This is my situation. Able to connect to ...
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Installing wireless adapter driver [duplicate]

I have, it seems, a broadcom wifi adapter. I installed Ubuntu mate on a Seagate 1TB external hard drive. However the wifi isn't working, even though it works on Windows 10, which is installed in the ...
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How to enable wifi in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS using a Macbook with Parallels 11.2.0

I have Ubuntu as a Virtual Machine in Parallel I am using a Macbook. I've tried to search for the drivers in the Software & Updates but it does not find the WiFi drivers. I also tried several ...
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Error on sudo modprobe w1

With reference to here I tried to resolve the technical problems of my Wifi and drivers, I ran the command sudo modprobe w1, but it gave an an error: modprobe:FATAL: Module w1 not found in directory ...
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WiFi for HP 17-y020ca under Ubuntu 16.04 always either disabled or “not ready”

I recently purchased an HP Notebook 17-y020ca and installed XUbuntu 16.04. This notebook has a Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 wireless card. This wireless card was not originally detected (but the ...
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Unable to “Enable WiFi” on an HP Aspire XUbuntu 16.04

I recently purchased an HP Notebook 17-y020ca and installed Ubuntu 16.04. Having overcome some WiFi driver issues, I am now stuck in the final step of enabling the WiFi. This notebook has a Broadcom ...
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Please help me out with wifi driver of lenovo e49

Wifi problems: Why doesn't Ubuntu have it's own Network Drivers? Today's world is mainly about wireless, so why does ubuntu have wifi problems, especially after the latest update - Xenial? Installed ...
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Wifi stopped working without apparent reason [migrated]

I'm using Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa in a Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop. Wireless connection has been working for years in this laptop in different linux distros with proprietary Broadcom driver. I formated my ...
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miss wifi hardware driver [duplicate]

After upgrading from 14.xx.xx to 16.04 I miss the wifi. Herewith is the nice report... so... anybody has a clue about what I should do now? Thank you in advance. dmesg | grep -i firmware [ 14....
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Wifi doesn't detect any networks on 16.04

I'm having troubles with wifi. I'm using a MacBook Pro 7,1 with a Broadcom 4322 wireless interface, and it theoretically works, but it's not showing any networks. rfkill says that nothing is blocked, ...
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WIFI poor signal HP 15-af165sa

02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01) Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device [103c:804a] Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV-...
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New installation - no wifi [duplicate]

Have have just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Lenovo Yoga 2 11 laptop, alongside Windows 10. My problem is I have no wifi. In the Terminal I ran the command: sudo lshw -C network My wifi adapter was ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 No Wifi conecting

I just bought a new laptop and dual booted an Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. There was no Wifi Adapter after which I installed bcmwl-kernel-source. Now the adapter shows but doesnt connect to any wifi. Details: ...
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Unable to detect my wireless network card and also unable to access other disk drives

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a partition for dual booting it alongside windows 10.But my system cant detect the wireless network card on ubuntu even though it works perfectly on windows(my ...
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Cannot install additional Broadcom wireless drivers

I am using Ubuntu Mate 16.04. I am trying to install additional drivers for my wireless card (Broadcom BCM4360), but when I click "Apply", it just resets the option. Similar to this question, except ...
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WiFi drivers not compatible(new Installation-Ubuntu 16.04 LTS)

System: HP ab516TX sudo lshw -C network gives *-network UNCLAIMED description: Network controller product: BCM43142 802.11b/g/n vendor: Broadcom Corporation ...
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How to enable wl option of broadcom-sta-dkms?

Package https://packages.debian.org/search?keywords=broadcom-sta-dkms and its option wl are proposed as the fix for Macbook Air 2013-mid (6.2) here, also in Ubuntu, since they work in the upstream. I ...
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Keep loosing wifi connection on my Ubuntu Laptop

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop and I have had a problem with the internet connection recently. The problem is that the wifi connection is being lost at a random interval. There is nothing wrong ...
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Driver needed for wireless adapter WNA3100

As many questions before me, I am trying to get Netgear's WNA3100 to work on my Ubuntu machine. I googled, I searched the forum, turns out the link everyone points to to get the actual driver is dead....
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Ubuntu 14.04 connect wifi only with reboot after “sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-kernel-source”

The system can detect the wifi well, but it fails to connect it even with full signal bars. To connect Wi-Fi, every time I have to run: sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-kernel-source sudo reboot Then it ...
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sony vaio no wifi in last version of ubuntu

How can I get my Wi-Fi working on 16.04? My system's details are: Sony vaio model SVF14N13CXB wifi card Broad-com Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01)
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Wifi Only Works After Suspending MacBook Pro (7,1) with 16.04

This is apparently an issue, but has yet to get any concrete solutions to resolve it. I was hoping someone is able to help debug this. The WiFi will work just fine after awaking from suspend, but ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Doesn't Detect Internet on Dual Boot

This question has been asked before but I've tried all the other solutions and have not been having any success. I'm following this thread: Ubuntu can't detect wifi networks on macbookpro 13.3 So ...
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just installed ubuntu 14.04 on Dell Latitude d620 and no wired or wireless connection

just installed ubuntu 14.04 on Dell Latitude d620 and no wired or wireless connection. Hardware: Dell Wireless 1490 Duel Band WLAN Mini-Card. Broadcom BCM4311 802.11a/b/g [14e4:4312]. Kernel driver:wl....
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Ubuntu 16.04 - only connecting to ethernet, no wifi option

The issue I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a windows machine. Everything seems to be working fine, except for the fact that wifi doesn't seem to be an option for connections I still have ...
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How to Enable Wifi N-only in Ubuntu 14.04 on Broadcom BCM4360?

I want to get Wifi N-only work with my Ubuntu 14.04 on Macbook Air 2013-mid which has BCM4360 802.11ac so it should work well with Wifi N-only also in Ubuntu 14.04. In Ubuntu In Software and Updates ...
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HP Pavilion 15 p163nr Broadcom Bluetooth not working Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

WiFi on my laptop works well, but Bluetooth totally doesn't work. Trick with BCM43142A0-0a5c-216c.hcd file doesn't help also. $ lsusb Bus 001 Device 004: ID 0a5c:216c Broadcom Corp. BCM43142A0 ...
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No Wifi Lubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

Please do not link other posts, because I have looked through them. I have been doing this for hours. So I need specific instruction. I have followed over 20 different instructions that HAVE NOT ...
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No Wireless with broadcom BCM4350 Ubuntu 16.04

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 on an Dell XPS 13 9350 (skylake) Since the old kernel doesn't support the broadcom wireless card I updated to ubuntu 16.04, coming from 15.10. The 4.4 kernel should support ...
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BCM43602 - bluetooth not working - sees device MAC but won't pair

This is a new XPS 15 9550 with the BCM43602 (14e4:43ba), and I am running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. When I try to use the standard bluetooth manager, it searches and finds a device with a MAC (but doesn't ...
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Broadcom 432b on MacBook Pro (7,1) works on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with a caveat

After installing a fresh Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my MacBook Pro I've noticed that the bcmwl-kernel-source drivers for my wireless adapter work, but they will only do so after I startup, then suspend (or ...
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Which Broadcom driver to use for BCM43142 adapter in Ubuntu 16.04 (xenial xerus) LTS? [duplicate]

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu Xenial from Trusty, and am having trouble with my broadcom wireless adapter. I am currently using the bcmwl-kernel-source driver. The wifi works but keeps getting ...