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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Connected to wifi . but no internet in Ubuntu 12.04

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04. Problem is it connects to WiFi and I can access to internet for sometime then no internet.I have to disconnect and reconnect WiFi then I can access internet for some ...
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WiFi disconnects for few seconds and resume

In Kubuntu, strangely enough, Wifi completely goes off for about 5 seconds and then reconnects again. What can be cause of this problem? My Laptop info: Kubunu 15.10 KDE plasma 5.4.2 Kernel Version ...
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Installing “fimware-b43-installer” offline

My question is related to table inside this answer. Running lspci -nn -d 14e4: shows [14e4:4315] (rev 01) which is an unknown package in the table. Update: I used solution of this answer to install ...
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bluetooth devices not showing in ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and windows 8.1 dual boot. And in my ubuntu OS I got Bluetooth installed in it. I wanted to connect my bluetooth device, like my phone, my bluetooth headphones etc. But it does not ...
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Extremely slow/laggy connection BCM43142 on lid closed Ubuntu 15.10

I did a fresh installation of Ubuntu 15.10. The problem is mainly in the title. During the lid open, the wireless connection works well enough (still kinda laggy) but as soon as I close the lid, my ...
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WiFi won't work, no matter what

Ok so I've been trying to troubleshoot this for a couple of months now but I just reached the end of my capabilities. The basic problem is that my wifi does not connect to my home network (at least ...
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Can't access internet through wi-fi after some time connected [duplicate]

My problem is similar to this one but my wireless connection doesn't straight out disconnect. It appears to be ok looking at the wi-fi symbol at the upper right corner but after some time I can't ...
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Kernel panic on Ubuntu 15.04, possibly due to Gnome

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 with Gnome Desktop 3.14.4. I get a kernel panic whenever I switch Wifi networks e.g. if I try to load a webpage over a slow network, and I switch to another network without ...
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Bluetooth not working

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my HP Notebook.When I try to find a Bluetooth device from my pc, it doesn't show any device nor I can find my pc from any Bluetooth device even when bluetooth is turned ...
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Unstable Broadcom BCM43142 [14e4:4365] (rev 01) on Ubuntu 14.04

I know that there are tons of topics out there regarding the same issue. None of the solutions work for me. I've been trying to fix this problem for a while now. Let me start by making clear that the ...
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Me too, no WiFi after installing Lubuntu 15.10 (Wily) [duplicate]

After 24 years on PCs, I stepped into the Linux world and installed Lubuntu 15.10 on an old laptop. Installation appears to have gone OK, not that I have any understanding of this new platform. During ...
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Wifi with Broadcom BCM4313[14e4:4727] (rev01) not working after update

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on a HP Pavilion g6 and my wifi worked perfectly with the default drivers. However,after an update,the wifi was not working at all. I realized there was a driver problem and at ...
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Network manager gone after update [duplicate]

I did a software update on my HP 250 G3, after that the icon of the network manager is gone, connection is gone, if I plug an Ethernet cable in, nothing happens. If I go to settings > network, a pop ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on ancient MacBook. Wireless issues

So I decided to resurrect my old MacBook with the addition of ubuntu 14.04. The install went smoothly and I was happy to see that I had Wi-Fi drivers. However I cannot surf nor even ping my router. ...
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Wifi doesn't work on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I have exactly the same problem of this question, however solution accepted as answer doesn't work. I also did all the commands in comment of that question but still no success. The strange fact is ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 : WiFi very slow-tried many solutions-still no change!

UBUNTU 15.10: WiFi is very slow Even though I could not find out an exact solution for this version of Ubuntu, I tried the solutions given to other versions. But I could not fix it. The internet is ...
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WiFi failure in Ubuntu 14.04

My WiFi connection's been working fine for months and suddenly conked out. It's not the WiFi itself, as my phone and other machines can use it fine. It's my computer that can't connect to it (nor to ...
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Nothing displays for wifi connections

I just installed ubuntu to my external HDD. This is the first time ive ever used ubuntu. Up until now ive only used windows. My problem is that i can not get my wifi to work on ubuntu. It works on ...
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How to fix a slow wireless internet connection on BCM4311 802.11b/g running Ubuntu 14.04 on Acer Extensa 4620z?

I was finally able to get my wireless card working on my Acer Extensa 4620z. My wireless card is Broadcom BCM4311 802.11b/g. My wireless internet speed is really slow. I get 17mbps but verizon speed ...
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IPv6 on Asus PCE-AC56 adapter

I have a Ubuntu 15.10 box with an Asus PCE-AC56 wireless adapter, which uses the Broadcom 4352 chipset. I have this adapter working, however, I don't get a IPv6 address. I have Comcast at home and all ...
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Wifi and trackpad not working after installing ubuntu 15.10

I have a Lenovo S21e-20 with an intel celeron N2480 processor. I just recently switched from windows 8 (yuck) to ubuntu 15.10. However, my track pad does not work and there is no cursor unless i plug ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 and BCM43142

I have a problem with my new HP 250 G4 notebook or better with the included wireless card and Ubuntu 15.10: When I'm near the wlan router it takes about 5s to connect to my network. At places with ...
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Very bad wifi connection, XPS 13 9350 Ubuntu 15.10

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 on the new XPS 13 9350 Laptop by Dell, it comes with a broadcom chip that isn't supported out of the box. I'm getting 1.5 Megabit download speed, if I tether to my phone ...
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Installing Broadcom Wireless Driver From USB Drive (i.e. no internet access)

I am trying to follow the instructions on the help.ubuntu.com page WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx : Under "b43 - No Internet access" it says: Copy the downloaded file to your home folder. What is the ...
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Wireless Firmware Missing on G4 Powerbook 12"

I have a 12" G4 Powerbook (867 MHz, 1.1 GB RAM) that I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on. I can't get the wifi to work, however. I've followed the instructions in the wiki ...
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Broadcom 43142 wireless drops frequently

My wireless card: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01) My system info: Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS \n \l I used sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source to install wireless ...
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ubuntu wireless on hp stream 11 [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on hp stream 11. Wireless device is not being detected. Windows detects it as Broadcom BCM43142 802.11 bgn. Is it possible to get the drivers for Ubuntu and install ...
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Wifi very slow in Ubuntu 14.04, please help. It's a Broadcom

I have my wifi working and it's good on my other laptop, cellphone and xbox one but on my Ubuntu laptop it's horrible. lspi Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY [14e4:4315] (rev 01) ...
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Dell XPS13 9350 broadcom wireless still does not work after upgrading to kernel 4.4

I bought a Dell XPS13 9350 a few weeks ago. The wireless card (Broadcom 43a3) was not supported but was supposed to be supported from Linux Kernel 4.4 onwards. that was a long wait, schlepping an ...
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Wireless and Bluetooth are not working - Lenovo Y700

I have an issue trying to enable my wireless card for wifi and bluetooth. I have been looking on Google some answer but no one can fix this problem. As far I can see it's a problem with hard block, ...
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Wifi problem with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've lost since a couple of months my wifi connection at home on Ubuntu when before it was working perfectly and now I cannot even see it dunno why.. If I run Windows 7 I still can see my wifi Zyxel ...
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Wi-Fi dropping intermittently on Dell XPS13 (2015) - cfg80211 dmesg warning and stack trace

Every couple of minutes my Wi-Fi connection is dropping, and this is accompanied by a dmesg warning and stack trace like this: [ 2680.040170] ------------[ cut here ]------------ [ 2680.040197] ...
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Linksys AE2500 Ubuntu 15.10 keeps failing

I had the Linksys AE2500 running very happily in 15.04 using ndiswrapper from software centre. Have upgraded to 15.10 and it is now unusable. I can get internet access for 5-10 mins and then it stops ...
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wireless not recognized after updating Ubuntu

I have a lenova yoga 2. I've had ubuntu on it for about a year with no problems. I've always resisted updating. Last night I decided to update. I got up this morning and rebooted the computer. My ...
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15.10, Broadcom BCM4352 Jaybird X2 headset pairing problem

Ubuntu 15.10 kernel 4.2.0-22-generic bluez 5.35-0ubuntu2 Dell m3800, Broadcom BCM4352 wifi/bt module I followed other instructions on this help site for getting a proper driver installed for my ...
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Ubuntu 15.10, Broadcom 4360 connection unstable

I managed to get my Broadcom 4360 WLAN card working on (K)Ubuntu 15.10 by installing bcmwl-kernel-source (I got: 6.30.223.248+bdcom-0ubuntu7) -- I followed the guide here: Installing Broadcom Wireless ...
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MacBook Pro Retina late-2013 WiFi BC4360 - “FOUND UNSUPPORTED PHY” [duplicate]

I've just booted Ubuntu 15.10 from USB dongle on my MacBook Pro Retina late-2013 and WiFi networking doesn't work. I can see the following output in DMESG and LSPCI [ 19.556114] cfg80211: World ...
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How can I get Linksys G wireless network connection working? [duplicate]

Here is the output from the GitHub script: http://paste.ubuntu.com/14254677/
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS BCM43142 HP pavilion 14 Wifi strength too weak

I am new to ubuntu and installed ubuntu 14.04 5 days back.Everything was working fine including wifi. I reinstalled ubuntu and now am having problem with wifi.It is connected but signal is too ...
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Wi-fi not working on Dell Inspiron 1501 with Ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

Just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my old Dell Inspiron 1501. I am plugged into ethernet but can't get the wi-fi to work. Switching to the proprietary Broadcom Driver does not fix the problem. It's a ...
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Which network card should I get to replace my ASUS PCE-AC56 (Broadcom 4352) [14e4:43b1] (rev 03)?

I've been having troubles with the bcmwl-kernel-source driver for my brand new ASUS PCE-AC56 network card (which has the Broadcom 4352 [14e4:43b1] (rev 03) chipset). I've tried everything and my ...
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Having trouble with WiFi

I am having some problem connecting to the WiFi. Sometimes when i boot my laptop it connects automatically. But sometimes it does not connect only the icon rotates for few minutes and fails to connect ...
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unable to connect to wifi and don't have ethernet cable [duplicate]

I have an old HP Mini 110-1026NR netbook. I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32bit. I am unable to connect to wifi and I do not have an ethernet cable, but I do have a working mac and a flash ...
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After the latest update, WiFi is not working

Bluetooth is working and ethernet as well. That's the output of the log file. dimos@dimos-SVF1521V1EW:/var/lib/dkms/bcmwl/6.30.223.248+bdcom/build$ more make.log DKMS make.log for ...
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Broadcom 43142 wireless doesn't reconnect to work wifi after overnight shutdown

System info: Asus fx550j laptop i7 8gb ram Broadcom BCM43142 Wireless Ubuntu 15.10 x86_64 / dual boot configuration with Windows 10 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Bluez5 Broadcom BCM20702A0

So I recently upgraded to Bluez5 by building the package from source via these instructions: How to upgrade to the latest BlueZ version on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? However now upon boot I get the following ...
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Macbook Pro (Mid 2015) Wifi [14e4:43ba] doesn't work on 15.10

I have a fairly new Macbook Pro and I installed Ubuntu 15.10 on it recently. Unfortunately, I can't seem to connect to WiFi. I determined the chipset through the terminal: $ lspci -nn | grep 0280 ...
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On Dell XPS 9343 Linux 15.10, wi-fi hardware unavailable all of a sudden

Was always working fine with: Broadcom Corporation BCM4352 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:43b1] (rev 03) Not completely sure if problem was there already but I once got out of battery (which ...
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Broadcom 802.11ac Ubuntu Driver made the Windows Wifi stop working

I have an Alienware 18 laptop, with a "Broadcom Corporation BCM4352 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:43b1] (rev 03)" WiFi card. I'm dual booting Windows 7 (home 64-bit) and Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. ...
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the 4311 firmware install be used with bc4311(rev.1)?

bcm4311(rev.1) The firmware -b43-installer was used but my system does not recognize the wifi card. is there a different firmware release for ubuntu 15.10? My Card is: Broadcom Corporation BCM4311 ...