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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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

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 ...
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driver for wlan pls help i am tired searchin for them

used airmon-ng; showed chipset unknown; can anyone pls help me get the right drivers. Although i am able to use wifi card to access wifi but not able to use my card in airmon-ng on typing ...
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error while compile driver

when i want compile broadcom wireless driver it give this error : root@hello-notebook:/home/hello/bcm/broadcom# make KBUILD_NOPEDANTIC=1 make -C /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build M=`pwd` make[1]: ...
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WIFI Drivers not getting Installed on Ubuntu 14.04.2 Broadcom Corporation BCM4360 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:43a0] (rev 03)

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 on my Mac. I realized that the wifi was not being detected by Ubuntu. Upon googling from another device, I realized that I need to install Drivers in order to get it stared. ...
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Can't see 5ghz networks, despite iwlist channel results

I can't detect 5ghz wireless networks, despite iwlist channel saying I should: $ iwlist wlan0 channel (...) Channel 36 : 5.18 GHz Channel 38 : 5.19 GHz Channel 40 : 5.2 GHz ...
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wifi working only when connected to ethernet cable, but is hard blocked when disconnected from Ethernet

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my hp-pavilion laptop alongside the pre-installed windows 8. My wireless LAN is hard blocked and I have tried all possible option available on the Internet ...
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XPS 13 with infinity display internet troubles

I have a new XPS 13 with infinity display,and with a Broadcom network controller: BCM4352 802.11ac. The Ubuntu version I'm running right now is 14.04. It's a beautiful machine, but I keep having wi-fi ...
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Macbook Broadcom 4331 was working, now enable wifi isn't an option. (14.04)

I've tried a few different fixes from here and a couple other places and I just can't get the wifi to show up at all anymore. It was working (not good, it was slow and would frequently drop), ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 14.04 LTS doesn't detect Broadcom BCM4312 Wi-Fi

I just installed Ubuntu 14.4 LTS on 32-bit Dell Inspiron 1545 (that was actually pre-packaged with Ubuntu 10.x in about 2010). For some reason, it doesn't have the capacity to scan for nearby wi-fi ...
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How to install Broadcom wireless drivers offline

I have installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1. But the wifi is not working in ubuntu (perhaps the drivers are not present), which worked fine in windows. Also I cant connect with ethernet since my ...
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Installing Broadcom 14e4:4365 rev 01 drivrt

i have installed Ubuntu 15.04 64bit on my laptop (lenovo e531) alongside with windows 8.1 and while trying to install wifi driver i found this method Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers but when i ...
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BCM43142 Driver difficulty on Ubuntu 14.04

I am currently having an issue setting up a dual boot for an HP laptop. The issue is with the driver for the NIC (Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11). I am on step three from the following page ...
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Broadcom 4352 Ubuntu 15.04 crazy connection

I recently got my new Dell XPS 13 and installed it a brand new Ubuntu 15.04 image. Everything works fine but the wifi. I can connect to any wifi and it works but sometimes, I lose that connection ...
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Acer Aspire 5560 - Wireless Network Doesn't Work on Ubuntu 15.04

According to the system, wireless networking is enabled, but the issue is that you can't actually see any wireless networks to connect to, even though there's plenty of them around. Ethernet however, ...
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wifi connected and after some time no internet access ubuntu 15.04

my wifi shows connected and works fine for a while but after some time i am not able access internet but the wifi remains connected in ubuntu 15.04 . i have HP Pavilion 15-p045TX with BCM43142 ...
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WIfi Issues with Macbook Pro Retina Early 2015 (12,2) on Ubuntu 15.04

Part 1 upgraded 2012 MBA to 2015 MBPr (I loved Mint 17.1 Rebecca on the MBA but graphics/kernel issues means I need to wait till 17.2 to use Mint again - First World Problems) I've managed to ...
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i am unable to connect wifi in Dell Inspiron 3420 with Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

How can I install wifi Drivers in Dell Inspiron 3420 with ubuntu 14.04. My broadcom is bcm43142.
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System installation is stalled

I'm attempting to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 (the only version I have handy) onto my old Compaq Presario R3000 (this Ubuntu was recommended for this computer), The installation has stalled at about 60% ...
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wifi won't stay connected

I have a HP Pavillion dv6000 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and a Broadcom wireless card (BCM4312). My Ethernet connection is fine. But when the wifi is turned on, it will stay connected for a short time and ...
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Wireless Driver for Broadcom BCM 4312 will not stay connected to a wireless network

I have a HP Pavillion dv6000 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and a Broadcom wireless card (BCM4312). My Ethernet connection is fine. But when the wifi is turned on, it will stay connected for a short time and ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 - cannot enable additional drivers

I've just installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my hd. When I try to enable the Broadcom 802.11 wireless driver from Software & Updates, Additional Drivers, the dialog just refreshes itself and tells me that ...
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Can't connect to wireless, broadcom doesn't work

I have broadcom drivers but it doesn't work, when I hit apply change noething happens. I have only WIFI and can't connect to networks. Output of: lspci -vnn | grep Network : Network controlles ...
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No wireless networks listed since upgrade from Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04

PVC is a Dell 1545. dual booting Windows 7 & Ubuntu. I upgraded from 14.04 to 14.10 yesterday morning, all worked ok including wireless connection. Then a few hours later upgraded from 14.10 to ...
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Crazy Wifi Connection

I've just bought a DELL XPS 13". Testing the new Ubuntu 15.04, everything was ok. During the test I've just enabled an additional driver for the Wi-fi (Broadcom bcm4352 ). So I've installed Ubuntu. ...
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Ubuntu Studio 15.04 Broadcom b43 issues

After looking at all the questions about this topic, I have no idea which way to proceed. I did look in the /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-bcm43.conf file & sure enough, b43 is there. I don't know how ...
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HP Mini Stream bluetooth not working

Using (K)Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a HP Stream Mini desktop. It's in use as a HTPC and I'd like to get an aftermarket Bluetooth keyboard to work. I connect to a wired network so not bothered about the ...
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I need the Broadcom ethernet Driver installer for Dell inspiron 1521 ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Ethernet controller [0200]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4401-B0 100Base-TX [14e4:170c] (rev 02)
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Wireless not recognized on my Lenovo G510 laptop on Ubuntu 15.04

How do I enable my Broadcom wireless network adapter on Ubuntu 15.04 offline? I have no LAN access.
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Can't connect to N network 15.04

I switched drivers from bcmwl-kernel-source to firmware-b43-installer according to this answer. I can now connect to every network, as long as it does not use 802.11n. Unfortunately this makes my ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 not working with Broadcom B4311

I've installed a fresh copy of Xubuntu 15.04 and I can't get my Broadband B4311 Wifi card working. I had Ubuntu GNOME 14.04, and I solved the problem using the b43 driver, so I'd already done a lot of ...
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No WiFi on Macbook Retina, also having graphics issues

I have a Macbook retina (MacBookPro10,1) and I just installed Ubuntu 15 on an external hard drive and can boot to it with rEFInd. I'm having two annoying issues though: Ubuntu wont recognize any ...
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Error with Broadcom 4312 wireless adaptor [duplicate]

I am new Ubuntu 14.04 user. I have a VAIO with Windows 8.1 UEFI preinstalled. My VAIO has a Broadcom 4312 wireless adaptor. Since I started the Ubuntu live USB, it tells me the wireless network is ...
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Wireless Not Working Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Wireless isn't working in ubuntu 14.04, even after installing bcmwl-kernel-source package & enabling it via: Software & Update/Additional Drivers Also, There are no options to enable a ...
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Ethernet Problems - Realtek RTL8101E/RTL8102E

This problem has been going on for a few months now. After failed troubleshooting (time and again), I'm finally giving in, and asking you for help. I would like to prefix this by saying that Ubuntu is ...
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HP Compaq 6910p no wireless network [duplicate]

Im new to Ubuntu, im have instaled ubuntu in my hp hstnn-c31c - HP Compaq 6910p I canot put the wireless network to work, a driver problem i supose. I have tried lspci | grep -i net The result ...
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Wireless connection issue. Loosing connection every 5-30 minutes

I recently installed Ubuntu on my laptop. At first, the wireless network was not working at all so I had to install the network drivers manually, following this tutorial. The problem now is that I ...
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Cannot connect to 5GHz band with b43 driver

I am using Lubuntu 14.10 on my Macbook 3,1 and I switched to the b43 driver as suggested here. The problem I have with this driver is that I cannot detect and connect to the 5GHz band wifi networks. ...
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How do you get Broadcom 43 graphics wireless cards to work? [duplicate]

This question doesn't seem to come up as often on this forum as on the Ubuntu forums, even though only here has any serious effort ever been made to answer the question. Since it took me three days I ...
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Wifi broadcom BCM4352 not recognized after fresh install

I've run a live USB session on Ubuntu 14.10 before installing it. In software & Updates -> Additional Drivers I could directly select a Broadcom proprietary driver. After a click on Apply Changes, ...
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Wifi Broadcam: ERROR (dkms apport) kernel not supported

m trying to install wifi driver for : Broadcom Corporation BCM4360 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:43a0] (rev 03) in my Macbook pro, but after following this answer (Setup problems ubuntu ...
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No wifi detected after today's(Apr 10 -2015) Ubuntu software update

I updated Ubuntu 14.04 system when it asked for a software update and after the installation I observed that no WiFi network is detected. I rechecked the driver setting and it is set to Broadcom ...
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lshw not showing wireless card

After a long battle with my Netgear WNDA3100v2, I can now see my adapter with the lsusb command, but it is not showing up on the lshw. I did get the Broadcom BCM43xx driver installed successfully, so ...
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How to configure Wireless Network (broadcom 802.11 b/g bcm4312) on Ubuntu 14.04?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 recently. On booting to Ubuntu, I have a problem with connecting to wireless internet. The wired LAN is working properly. The Broadcom Wireless Adapter has ...
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Problem with Wireless Network (broadcom 802.11 b/g bcm4312) on Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 recently. On booting to Ubuntu, I have a problem with connecting to wireless internet. The wired LAN is working properly. The Broadcom Wireless Adapter has ...
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Cannot scan for WiFi networks with BCM4321

I believe I followed this guide for installing WiFi drivers for my Broadcom 4321 chipset, but alas I still get the following: arjun@perseus:~$ sudo iwlist wlan0 scan wlan0 No scan results For ...