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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wireless bcm4318 not working [duplicate]

Edit: I researched also link suggested above - it is option (3) And indeed is very helpful. Especially @LuisAlvarado's answer - it contains table which suggest using linux-firmware-nonfree - I tried ...
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Trying to get wifi working in Lubuntu 14.04 on Inspiron B120

I'm having a hell of a time getting wifi working on this old laptop. Google turns up lots of people having similar problems, but all the answers seem to be from 2010 - 2011 and aren't working for me. ...
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doesnt work wifi ubuntu 12.04, broadcom 802.11 b/g

norebook HP pavillion dv6 ubuntu 12.04 wifi controller: broadcom 802.11b/g [14e4:4315] (rev 01) i try do this http://forum.ubuntu.ru/index.php?topic=246750.0 but nothing work. I am a newbe at ...
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Dell Inspiron 1545 cannot connect to wifi

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Inspiron 1545 and I cannot access the internet. On the menu, Wired says the cable is unplugged and Wireless cannot find any network available. The laptop comes ...
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Can't Connect to Wifi adhoc network created in windows 7 from Ubuntu 14.04

I have Two laptops. One is running on Windows 7 and connected to internet though wire and other is running on Ubuntu 14.04. I have Created a wifi adhoc network in windows 7 machine and shared the ...
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Unable to unblock Ideapad z570 broadcom wireless adapter

I have a lenovo ideapad z570 laptop with BCM4313 adapter... $ lspci -vvnn | grep 14e4 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:4727] ...
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Synaptic can't find firmware-b43-installer

I recently installed Xubuntu on a Dell Latitude D630 and I had to install drivers for a Broadcom bcm4311 card. I downloaded b43-fwcutter and firmware-b43-installer on my other computer and put them on ...
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Broadcom wireless driver on Lenovo B590

I've just bought a notebook Lenovo B590 with Windows 8 preinstalled. I tried the Live version of Ubuntu 14.04. The WiFi wasn't working, but I went on Additional Driver and I selected "Using Broadcom ...
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Problem to connect Wifi in 14.04

I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 and got the related updates. I think I tried deactivating Bluetooth on system startup and ended up with this situation. The wifi indicator is missing and I am unable to ...
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New Ubuntu 14.04 on thinkpad e145 bluetooth not working

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a brand new Thinkpad E145 and am trying to use a bluetooth wireless mouse. I cannot pair it because Ubuntu cannot discover it. I have tried most of the solutions that ...
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Broadcom 4311 wireless card on Dell 9400 (E1705) not working

I am following the advice of seasoned Ubuntu professionals and am posting my question here with a printout of a script posted by Wildman et al. I am grateful to you for your offer to help. Here is the ...
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How do I get wireless working again after a reinstall? [duplicate]

I had a normal wired connection to begin with when I originally installed ubuntu, but now I really want to do a reinstall to another partition (just to start fresh). The problem is that I do not ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 Wifi on Laptop with Broadcom BCM4322

I'm preparing for a trip where I can't bring my desktop, so I recently broke out my trusty old laptop (Dell Latitude E4300) to get it ready for the trip. Previously, I had Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on the ...
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Lenovo S10 BCM 4312 (rev 01) WiFi not functioning

just created live USB 3 days ago and have been reading the forums here about getting WiFi card to work. Love the Lubuntu OS. Here is what I have done so far: Ran: sudo apt-­get update Ran: sudo ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Broadcom BCM43142 [duplicate]

The problem is as follows: in the live ubuntu card works after activating proprietary drivers: System-> Administration-> Hardware Driversand. In the installed system, producing the same steps as he ...
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BCM4312 help 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I have a Dell Inspiron 910. It's SSD died and so i needed a new OS, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS looked awesome and was free. So i installed it on a 32gb sd card and now i'm running on that. The worst problems ...
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ubuntu could not detect eth0 network

after installing new version of this distro, that can not detect eth0 automatically command inxi -SNxz result: Network: Card-1: Broadcom NetXtreme BCM57786 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe bus-ID: 01:00.0 ...
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Wifi drivers won't work after I upgraded kernel to 3.4 for ubuntu 12.04

My wifi support got broken after I upgraded my kernel from 3.2 to 3.4 for ubuntu 12.04. I know I need to use sudo apt-get install firmware-b43-installer but whenever I type it into terminal, I get: ...
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WiFi Not Working with ubuntu 14.04 dual boot on Mac Mini

I am a novice ubuntu user, and just set up dual boot on mac mini, and I am having the same problem as this guy, but I'm not sure if his solution applies to me, or how to apply it in my case. Wifi ...
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Wireless problem with Broadcom BCM4313

I have wireless connection problem can't connect my wireless lspci -vvnn | grep 14e4 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:4727] ...
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Downloading BCM4321 [duplicate]

I cannot figure out how to download this driver so that I can connect to my wireless internet: It is the "BCM4321 80211 Linux STA driver. I sure could use some help. Thank you very much! Wayne
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How do I get a Broadcom BCM4312 working on a Dell XPS M1330?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. When I plug in the ethernet cable the internet works fine, but I can't see any wireless network in the networking manager. The wifi switch is definitely ...
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Installation taking a very long time, hangs at “Configuring bcmwl-kernel-source” [closed]

I am installing Ubuntu 14.04(32-bit) on my laptop (Compaq Presario V2000), and after about 7 hours, it is still in Configuring bcmwl-kernel-source (i386) mode. The messages I read are as follows: ...
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Mac Ubuntu from USB & Install WLAN driver

I have recently installed Ubuntu from my USB-stick on my Mac. Now I have no driver for a wifi-WLAN-connection. I have tried to install "backports-3.12-1" on it. But the program always says that ...
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Broadcom Card not Working

Just installed Lubuntu 14.04. Like so many others, can't get the Broadcom card to work. Have tried just about all the recommendations I can find, but still no luck. Ethernet works fine, but there ...
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Broadcom Wi-Fi Drivers won't activate on retina macbook pro

I'm on a rMBP (Macbook Pro) and have the exact same issue as this post except I'm using 14.04 . It looks like his problem was solved when he connected via ethernet however....I don't have an ethernet ...
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Wifi hotspot to connect to Android using Broadcom 43xx

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 64b on a Dell Inspiron N5010. My wireless device (found using lspci) is Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter (rev 01). I bought a new android ...
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Macbook Pro 7.1 Wireless (BCM4322) and Kubuntu 14.04 - No Firmware Works

I desperately need some help (maybe not desperately, but this is frustrating!). I have a Macbook Pro 7.1 with a Broadcom BCM4322 wireless card. I have tried, and tried, and tried to get it working but ...
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HP Mini 210-2000 wireless card problems on lubuntu 13.10

Having suffered with Windows 7 Starter for a few years, I gave up on my netbook, only to come back to it the other week and attempt to 'bring it back to life'. It has an Intel Atom processor at 1.66 ...
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Connect WPA networks using Broadcom BCM4315

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my HP computer I installed the BCM43 driver I used @Wild Man script to get you some informations: wget -N -t 5 -T 10 ...
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BCM4352 Wireless network card issues with lubuntu 14.04 LTS

Just got a new laptop with Windows 8 on which I installed Lubuntu, but Lubuntu does not recognize my Broadcom Corporation BCM4352 Wireless Network Adapter. I Googled the web and went through a couple ...
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Wi-Fi not working for Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) on a Dell Vostro 2520 laptop. Wi-Fi is not working after installation. I tried several methods to install it, but nothing happens. Vostro-2520:~$ sudo ...
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Wireless Broadcom 4313 Ubuntu 14.04 connection established but no traffic

another Broadcom 4313 issue. Sorry, but after trying to fix it for several hours, you might have a quick look and help me out! ~$ lspci -nn -d 14e4: 24:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom ...
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The Wireless disconnected in BCM4312 on ubuntu 14.04

I upgraded my Ubuntu 10.10 for Ubuntu 14.04 and when start up the wireless disconnected. How to connect the wireless? ( BCM 4312 )
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Broadcom Wireless Issues in Lubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Lubuntu 14.04 on my parents' old laptop, and I've been having a super difficult time getting the Broadcom card up and running. I've been following this thread: Installing Broadcom ...
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Cannot locate wireless networks on Acer Aspire M5 laptop

I just purchased an Acer Aspire M5-583P laptop and installed Ubuntu 14.04 on it (this is not the machine I am typing on now). Upon restart I am unable to connect to the internet and am not able to ...
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How do I get my Broadcom Driver to work from my mac?

I am using Gnome Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) and a MAJOR problem I came across was that I could not connect t wireless. When using normal Ubuntu, I could go to the system preferences and add the ...
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I can't get my wired connection working properly Ubuntu12.04

I've recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an old laptop. When I log in, the wired connection is active for about a minute, during which time I can browse the web etc. After this it displays the message ...
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Wireless card problems

I'm new to linux so forgive me if this is redundant or unclear. I just finished installing ubuntu (14.04); however, when I try to connect to a wireless network via settings or the top menum I am not ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 install fails on Dell Inspiron B130 with Broadcom 4318

I have a Dell Inspiron B130 I am trying to install 32-bit Xubuntu 14.04 on. The install of 13.10 was AOK but the update failed catastrophically, so I am reinstalling from scratch. WiFi and the ...
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Connected to a wifi network, but unable to access internet - freshly installed 14.01

I have a DELL Inspiron N5010 laptop and I have dual boot with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04. I had Ubuntu 13.10 and now I installed 14.04 using live media (I did not upgrade.) Now I am not able to ...
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14.04 wifi issue, reboot doesnt help

I am experiencing a bit strange issue right now, I made clear installation of 14.04 LTS 2 days ago. I use broadcom BCM4313 with default brcmsmac driver (I also tried wl driver, which worked well in ...
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Monitor mode on Broadcom 4322 with 'WL'

I have a laptop that I would like to use Wireshark on. I've tried echo 1 > /proc/brcm_monitor0, echo 1 | sudo tee /proc/brcm_monitor 0, and manually typing a 1 into the file. While the first two ...
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Extremely slow connection with BCM4318 wireless card and Ubuntu 14.04

I'm getting terrible internet speeds on my computer running Ubuntu 14.04 with a Broadcom BCM4318 wireless card. I have 20 mb/s internet and when I run a speed test, I'm not even getting 1 mb/s. I run ...
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dell wifi is installed but not working Ubuntu 14.04

Before I installed the Ubuntu i ran trying mode and installed the driver by Additional driver. It was working , but but after the installation it is not working any more. This is the output of lspci ...
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All drivers work perfectly when using 'Try Ubuntu', but wireless breaks after installation

I have been able to boot and run Ubuntu perfectly off of my USB in 'Try it now' mode. It lets me select the proprietary drivers for my Broadcom wireless on my Alienware 17 with no flaws. After I ...
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Constant interrutions in very slow Wifi brcmfmac43241b4-sdio in VAIO pro 13

my wifi works but is very slow and I have constant interruptions. I get in /var/log/syslog kernel: [ 2125.408367] brcmfmac: brcmf_escan_timeout: timer expired nm-tool: nm-tool NetworkManager ...
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Wifi/Internet Access - nm-tool disconnected … proprietary driver didn't take

Having trouble getting wifi to work. Now having trouble getting ethernet (internet connection, line) to work. Connected via ethernet to try and get wifi to work and found out I needed to install a ...
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Broadcom BCM4313 wifi slow after upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04

I'm afraid this is another question about Broadcom wifi (in particular, the BCM4313 chipset). Before upgrading to 14.04, my wifi worked perfectly. Since upgrading, it has been working only very ...
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Broadcom B4311 Drivers Installed and Non-Functional

Just did a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 on an HP laptop with a Broadcom 4311 wireless card. I've installed the following packages in an attempt to find the driver for it. b43-fwcutter ...