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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Ubuntu 15.10 Suspend / Resume blackscreen caused by Broadcom driver after no-internet install

Ubuntu 15.10 Suspend / Resume blackscreen caused by Broadcom driver after no-internet install of drivers. On a Dell XPS 15 with a Broadcom BCM4352 [14e4:43b1] On a clean install of Ubuntu 15.10 the ...
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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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Broadcom Wifi BCM4318 [Airforce one54g] does not connect

I am hoping someone in here can help me. I am new to Linux and Ubuntu. But I have to say I really love using the Os. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 along side Windowns 7. Both Os are running perfect bar ...
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No enable wifi option after installing Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

Clicking on the wifi dropdown menu on the upper right shows options of "Ethernet Network"(greyed out) and "Enable Networking". However there is no enable Wifi option at all. Running sudo service ...
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Dell Vostro 3560 with BCM43142 adapter : bluetooth doesn't work

I installed the wireless driver using this instruction How do I install BCM43142 wireless drivers for Dell Vostro 3460/3560 and I have WiFi working. No problems here. But unfortunately the bluetooth ...
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Wifi not working after update on 14.04.4 LTS

I am using 14.04.4 and after when I update my software via software updater I cannot see my wifi connections after a reboot. I used dual-boot with windows and secure boot is turned on. Secure boot was ...
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Is it possible to use Broadcom BCM43142 wifi in Ubuntu 16.04?

I've spent hours looking on the net, tried various things. One site said that this particular card is not supported by the b43 driver so I have to use wl. And make sure that b43 is blacklisted which I ...
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Connection to WiFi network with my Asus x205TA

I Have installed Ubuntu Linux on my Asus X205T, using an USB WiFi, (everything went ok). In the next step, I tried to install the wifi network driver: wget https://android.googlesource.com/platform/...
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Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers

I'm having serious problems installing the Broadcom drivers for Ubuntu. It worked perfectly on my previous version, but now, it is impossible. What are the steps to install Broadcom wireless drivers ...
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Ubuntu 13.10: Broadcom 43142 not finding bluetooth devices

I have a Lenovo B590 laptop. The laptop is Ubuntu-certified for Ubuntu 12.04 64bit, so I wasn't expecting any problems. First I tried to get the Broadcom 43142 wifi/bluetooth module working on Ubuntu ...
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How to manually install Broadcom BCM4360 driver on Ubuntu on MacBook Air [duplicate]

I have a MacBook Air (mid 2013) with Ubuntu 16.04 installed on it. It is not detecting any WiFi, upon investigation I think the reason is that the driver for the wireless interface is not installed by ...
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How can I install Broadcom Wireless Adapter BCM4352 802.11ac PCID [14e4:43b1]on Ubuntu 16.04?

I can't connect to the Internet.How can I install Broadcom Wireless Adapter BCM4352 802.11ac PCID [14e4:43b1]on Ubuntu 16.04?
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Broadcom brcm80211 installation from source

Hello need help to get my wifi chipset working.I have brcmsmac driver and i would like to have brcm80211 chipset up and running. I have tried everything but nothing helped? git://git.kernel.org/pub/...
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wireless is not working dell inspiron

I have installed ubuntu 14 in my dell inspiron laptop. wifi network is not working after installing ubuntu. please help. is this problem occue in ubuntu 16?
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Wifi not working on Acer Aspire One D270 (Broadcom BCM4313 wifi adapter)

brand new baby linux user here, never used Ubuntu or any other linux OS before, so be gentle and use short words! I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my new Acer Aspire One D270-F61C/KF netbook (it's a ...
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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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Bluetooth Broadcom 43142 isn't working on ubuntu

Please help me! I'm new and can't to do anything... I was trying somethings from my searched but it still don't work. It's on but can't search any devices and can't searched from any too. Just tell ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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Wifi problem Broadcom BCM4352

I have a problem with getting the wifi on Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo Y50-70 to work. I have the problematic Broadcom BCM4352 card, I already installed the newest drivers, disabled the ideapad and done ...
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Help with wireless internet drivers

I have tried doing all the research and trial and error that I could on my own but with no avail. So can anyone out there help me? I cannot get my Broadcom b43 wireless adapter to register with ...
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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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How do I get my BCM43228 card working in mainline kernel 3.4 or higher?

I followed https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/MainlineBuilds to install kernel 3.4 and 3.5 from debs. Unfortunately after booting I can't connect to the internet cause I have problems with my network ...
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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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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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Can't view Wifi networks after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04

I can't view any wifi networks after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04 from 14.04. This issue also occurred when trying to upgrade to Ubuntu 15.10. This is what my network window looks like: I have ...
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Bluetooth broadcom 43142 unstable connection and other bugs during work

I could successfully install drivers for this module thanks to this answer, but there are some issues. I need bluetooth for my keyboard, which works just fine under Windows. But with linux ...
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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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System installation is stalled on Compaq Presario R3000

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 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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Wireless Broadcom BCM43228 on an Acer Aspire v5-571p does not work

My built in wireless card just isn't possible to switch on. I have run out of ideas to try to enable it or install the driver. When I run rfkill it shows no hard block and no soft block, I have been ...
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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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Wireless LAN worked in 14.04, doesn't on 16.04 even with the proprietary drivers

The problem is, that the proprietary drivers, that worked with 14.04, no longer work for Ubuntu 16.04. I did not upgrade, I did a clean installation.sudo lshw -C network shows that my WLAN card is ...
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Dell WIfi Not working after 14.04 install

Below is wireless related info extracted from other forum advice. Looks like a kernel issue but I'm clueless how to solve. Thanks for any advice. ########## wireless info START ########## ##### ...
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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 ...