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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How to fix limited wifi speed broadcom bcm4311 driver? (k)ubuntu 14.04

I installed kubuntu 14.04 LTS, on an old 2007 Acer aspire celeron 5310 laptop... It uses the broadcom BCM4311 wireless card. Installed the broadcom drivers via: sudo apt-get install b43-fwcutter ...
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Wifi Problem Ubuntu 14.10

Ok, I am a new linux user as of 30 mins ago and it won't let me connect to any wireless network. How can I fix this in the simplest terms? haha Thanks nathan@nathan-eMachines-E725:~$ lspci -nn -d ...
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Lubuntu compaq nc6000 WiFi Driver Help

I installed Lubuntu 12.04 LTS on my HP Compaq NC 6000. Currently, everything except WiFi works well. I've looked online at forums both for the card (Broadcom Corporation BCM4306 802.11b/g Wireless ...
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Why does my wireless driver not loading on boot?

All before having any manually installed drivers, my wireless card was not working properly and I decided to download and install Broadcom BCM43225 drivers. It was a hard process for such a newbie ...
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Ubuntu can't detect wifi, even after reinstalling the driver (BCM43142)

Recently after fiddling a bit with routers in my apartment I discovered that ubuntu can't detect my own home network anymore. It had no problems doing it for last 6 months. What I already did: sudo ...
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Installed Lubuntu alternate 32 bit ver 14.04.1 on old Lenovo S10 - no wireless

I am completely new to lubuntu / ubuntu. I've installed "lubuntu 14.04.1 alternate" (CD version, as I could not get laptop to boot from usb) successfully on old Lenovo S10. It will network via ...
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Changing kernel driver from wl to b43

im running on ubuntu 14.10 and i want to change my wireless kernel driver from wl to b43. is there a step by step procedure to do this? here's my adapter info. i run sudo lspci -k 08:00.0 ...
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Can't install drivers for my Broadcom 43142

I'm a newbie when it cames to linux and after some research I've decided that Mint was the best option but I'm having many problems trying to install the drivers for my wireless card that is a ...
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Broadcom chipset tx power

I recently found an online guide about reducing electromagnetic radiation.Following the steps i get this output from sudo iwconfig wlan0 IEEE 802.11abg ESSID:"pi" Mode:Managed ...
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unable to use Wifi on my Dell Vostro 1400 with Ubuntu 12.04

How do I enable wifi with Ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell Vostro 1400 . Yesterday I tried some commands as you have suggested previously to other users . but today i am facing the same problem. Wireless ...
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Broadcom Bluetooth Driver Support

I need help with my Broadcom bluetooth adapter that is not recognized by Ubuntu 14.04. My PC model: Lenovo IdeaCentre B320 :)
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Help installing Broadcom 43142 with no internet access

I'm new to linux, and have a copy (thanks, freegeek!) Of 12.04.5 for AMD 64-bit desktop I'd like to install on my new hard drive, but I cannot seem to install the drivers for my wireless card. Lspci ...
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Wireless Wifi Connection

Just recently I started using Ubuntu 14.10 desktop (32bit), booting from a USB flash drive. In the desktop, Ubuntu only recognizes my USB Bluetooth. No wireless connection, no modem (I've done a ...
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No Wireless interface on Ubuntu 14.04 with Broadcom driver on Asus R556L

I can't seem to enable the wireless interface on the newly installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Asus 14.04 I've tried the solutions on: Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers but it still doesn't work I've ...
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how to check whether wireless driver is installed or installed normally in my ubuntu system?

my wireless network is not working properly in my ubuntu system. I want to know whether wireless driver is installed or installed normally in my ubuntu system? what are steps to identify wireless ...
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Getting WiFi to work with Ubuntu 14.04 from Windows Vista

I have looked through all of these answers and none of them have worked for my Dell. The computer had Windows Vista but I installed Ubuntu 14.04. I successfully have gotten to the part 3 of this ...
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BCM 43162 Wireless AC compatibility

I recently got a Lenovo Edge E555 with 802.11ac using a BCM 43162 chip. I've tried launching 14.04 however after I add the additional BCM drivers and restart the Wifi still does not work and the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 can't see Wi-Fi adapter

I'm a newbie trying to get Wi-Fi working. I went to additional drivers, waited for it to display the Broadcom driver package, clicked install. It never shows in the network dropdown. I've been trying ...
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Broadcom WiFi driver install on MacBook Air, no ethernet connection

Here's what I'm working with... MacBook Air, no ethernet ports BCM4360 - 14e4:43a0 rev 03 I tried running sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source and got an error message unable to locate package ...
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WiFi driver is not installed on Asus PCE AC68?

I am not able to install wireless card driver on Ubuntu? I tried to install it manually but not able to install?
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Ubuntu 14.04 wifi drops MacBook Pro 9,2

I just installed Ubuntu on my MacBook Pro 9,2 (dual boot with rEFInd) and I'm experiencing constant drops of my WiFi signal. I followed the instructions listed here Installing Broadcom Wireless ...
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My Ubuntu 14.04 Wifi not working Toshiba L650 tried everything

########## wireless info START ########## Report from: 09 Mar 2015 18:16 IST +0530 Booted last: 09 Mar 2015 18:07 IST +0530 Script from: 20 Sep 2014 23:04 UTC +0000 ##### release ...
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mon0: Monitoring mode does not start

Here is my driver details,when I did lspci | grep BCM43142 output is: 08:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n (rev 01) When I run the airmon-ng start wlan0 the output ...
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Problem with Broadcom BCM43142 wireless driver on 14.04

I have been facing some issues with the wireless drivers on my lenovo Z5070 laptop. Here is the history of the problem After installing 14.04 Wifi was not working. So I followed the below article ...
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Unblocking a wireless network adapter without the use of rfkill

I am not getting my wireless network adapter (wlan0) to show in the output of ifconfig, but the card adapter name is showing in the output of sudo lshw -c network. I have seen other posts which ...
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wifi connection on ubuntu 14.10 is very slowly and inestable after some time of use internet

my wifi connection is very slowly and inestable, i install dual boot on my machine in windows 8.1 wifi is ok, but in ubuntu kernel 3.16 after some minutes is each time more slowly, my card information ...
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If I don't want to use Broadcom drivers, what are my options?

I am having trouble with some wifi connections. Some questions I’ve read seem to blame the Broadcom drivers. I ran the following: sudo apt-get remove broadcom-sta-common broadcom-sta-source ...
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Wifi (Broadcom BCM43225) not working on 14.04 LTS x64

I have this on my Acer 3820 Notebook: lspci -nnk | grep -iA2 net 03:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Qualcomm Atheros AR8151 v1.0 Gigabit Ethernet [1969:1073] (rev c0) Subsystem: Acer ...
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How to install bcm43142 drivers on my hp-p001tx

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. I searched my problem on askubuntu and installed many drivers and used many codes but in vain. I'm a newbie to Linux. Please guide me. On system updated its showing the ...
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Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers for “Chip ID”: BCM4360, “PCI-ID”: 14e4:43a0 (rev 03) on Ubuntu 14.04

I was trying to follow instructions provided in this question AFAIU bcmwl-kernel-source is a proper driver for me. But after installation nothing changed. By "nothing changed" I mean iwconfig shows ...
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Install Wifi driver for Ubuntu 14.10

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my Dell Inspiron 1545 and my wifi is not working. I did some search and learned that lspci -nn in terminal would give me the details of required driver. Output ...
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Macbook Pro 7,1 wireless card and no network available

I write for a problem with the wireless card driver Broadcom B4322 on my MacBook Pro 7.1 under Ubuntu. In practice, the wireless card works (the system detects it and enables the wifi), but it does ...
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I can't get my Broadcom BCM4331 wifi on 14.04 to work

I just installed 14.04 on my mid 2012 model macbook last night, and I love it. Except for the fact that I've spent the last 24 hours trying to get my wifi to work. Here's some info: 02:00.0 Network ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wifi not working with BCM4312 [duplicate]

I'm working on a dell inspiron1545 can get the wired connection to the internet to work but not the wireless. something with the driver? very new to Ubuntu. 1545:~$ lspci -nn -d 14e4: 0c:00.0 Network ...
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How can I install Broadcom Wireless Adapter BCM4352 802.11ac PCID [14e4:43b1] (rev 03) on fresh install of Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn)?

I have a brand new Dell XPS 15. I dual boot it with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.10 The Wireless Network Adapter is Broadcom BCM4352 802.11ac with PCID [14e4:43b1] (rev 03). The 4352 is not included ...
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After system reinstall cannot connect to wi-fi

I am struggling to get my wireless network working again after a re-installation of Ubuntu 14.04. The wireless network was working perfectly before re-install. I followed the same methods as I had ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Broadcom Corporation Wireless 1395 WLAN Mini - Cant Find my Wifi Network

I can't find my Wifi Network. I can see other networks though and can connect to my wifi from a different PC. My Wifi information are Wireless Radio: Enabled 802.11 Mode: Mixed 802.11n, 802.11g and ...
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Cannot connect to internet through DAP-1650

Problem I cannot connect to the Internet when connected to my DLink Wireless AC1200 Access Point DAP-1650 via Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS. I can connect to the Internet when connected to my Netgear ...
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Broadcom 43142 is not working | HELP!

I have been install Ubuntu 14.04 on laptop Lenovo V580c. All components are working OK, but WiFi isn't working. I searched answers in Google, Askubuntu, but nothing works Please, help 03:00.0 ...
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Wireless connection issue in Kernel 3.16

I have upgraded my Dell Vostro 1720 laptop to 14.04.2, Kernel 3.16 (from 14.02, Kernel 3.13) but now I have no access to wireless networks. My Broadcom driver PCI is 14e4:432b. I've spent hours ...
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I can't connect WIFI with broadcom on ACER V5-122P

I have a Acer V5 122P, only WIFI, without Ethernet port and I can't connect to WiFi, I have this information: $ ifconfig lo Link encap:Bucle local Direc. inet:127.0.0.1 ...
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Broadcom bcm43142 4365 rev01 temporarily improved by routine Ubuntu update then reverted on reboot - why?

I need a little help .I have just purchased a new HP Pavilion 17 f200na i3 5010u and set it up to dual boot Windows8.1 with Ubuntu 14.04.1 64. Initially the Broadcom bcm43142 14e4:4365 rev 01 wifi ...
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how to fix broadcom drivers for ubuntu touch?

How can i solve my issue to get ubuntu touch running on my phone? I just create new defconfig for Ubuntu Touch to port on Galaxy S2 Plus, after compile it without problems, since my device doesn't ...
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Very slow wifi on Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro

I got very slow wifi connection on my Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro. I am using Ubuntu 14.10 Gnome. Because wifi is not working out of the box currently I set it up with sudo apt-get install ...
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WiFi not working on Ubuntu 14.04 amd64 / Qualcomm Network QCA8172

Today i've installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on amd64 Lenovo G710 laptop. Unfortunately, this is not my PC and i have to fix this issue with not working Wifi. In network-manager tray tool i see "Qualcomm ...
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Problem installing Broadcom BCM43142 on HP Pavilion 15-p073TX NB PC

I know this sounds similar but my problem is unique. I have a new HP Pavilion 15-p073TX NB PC. Recently I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 but was not able to start WIFI. I searched a bit and got some answers ...
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Problem installing Wifi drivers dell

My PCI id is 14e4:4365 I am using trusty. I tried to install drivers from this thread How do I install BCM43142 wireless drivers for Dell Vostro 3460/3560? and Broadcom 4365 wireless driver with ...
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Broadcom wireless driver doesn't work in ubuntu 14.04. My pci id is [14e4:43b1] (rev 03)

I'm dual booting win 8 and Ubuntu on Yoga 3 Pro. I had the same issues as other users: When I installed Ubuntu, the wifi wouldn't work until I blacklist'd ideapad_laptop. then touchpad/touchscreen ...
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Cannot connect to WiFi network wirelessly using Broadcom

I have followed the first answer from Intalling Broadcom Wireless Drivers which told me that the required firmware is installed by default, the package linux-firmware. I tried this, but it didn't ...
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Why won't ubuntu recognize my broadcom wifi card? [duplicate]

HP Compaq Presario C500. When I load up the additional drivers in software and updates, it doesn’t recognize my broadcom wifi card at all but when I run it live off of boot-able usb drive, it ...