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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Broadcom card-reader BCM57765/BCM57785 doesn't work on ubuntu `12.04 LTS

I'm having a hard time with this one. I have an ACER ASPIRE ONE 756 and installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it. Everything works (with a little tweaking here and there), but unfortunately the build-in ...
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FCOE Interface Connectivity Issue

We are trying to initialize FCOE interface for EMC SAN (vnx7600) Connectivity using open FCOE utilis on Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS with Broadcom (brcm 10gbe 4p 57840s-kbndc) network card. But we are able to ...
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Ubuntu14.04/Mint17.1 Wirless issues, Randomly Disconnects [on hold]

I am currently experiencing a problem with both(32bit) Ubuntu 14.04 & Mint 17.1 wifi. After a fresh install I am able to view and connect to networks but receive no Internet when trying to browse ...
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Can't enable the proprietary drivers for Broadcom BCM43142 wireless after installing Ubuntu 14.10? Offline package required?

I have installed the new Ubuntu 14.10 on my Dell Inspiron 3521. I was able to use my wifi in the Boot Live Stage and during the Installation phase by enabling the BroadCom BCM 43142 proprietary ...
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I can't install Broadcom driver on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

After installing Linux Ubuntu 14.04 on a new Lenovo V580c, I can't install Broadcom Wi-Fi adapter driver. After "Applying changes..." nothing happens. lspci -nn | grep 0280 03:00.0 Network ...
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How can I get my broadcom wifi card to work?

I have a BCM43142: 01:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01) Subsystem: Lenovo Device [17aa:0611] Flags: bus master, fast devsel, ...
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HP DV 5000 Broadcom 4318(rev2) Wifi installation [closed]

I did a clean install of Linux Mint 17 Qiana-32 bit (Ubuntu 14.04 based)I downloaded this using a Torrent Client, the broadcom wireless card would not work , the light on the laptop would not ...
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Dell Vostro 3560 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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BCM43142 drops down, slow and ask pass

after almost two days of goggling my wifi problem. There is no answer, so i came here for some help. So my laptop is a dell 14z with BCM43142 on Ubuntu 14.10. The problem is that the wifi is really ...
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Wifi not working on Acer Aspire One D270

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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Wireless Not Working Zorin os and ubuntu [duplicate]

I have dual booted Zorin OS 9 ultimate and Ubuntu 14. Both of them say do the same thing. when i click to turn the Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA Wireless driver source from bcmwl-kernal-source ...
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BCM4311 on 14.10 utopic works manually but NetworkManager says “Wi-Fi is disabled by hardware switch”

(update3 some of my very first original post was lost so I re-created my question , here it is:) I finally got the 14e4:4312 (on lenovo x300) working after several days from the terminal, becuase ...
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Wireless Driver Installation (BCM4312)

I have just installed Lubuntu 12.10 in my Lenovo IdeaPad S10 (don't know the exact series). I have Broadcom BCM4312 wireless chipset for my wi-fi and I have tried installing the firmware using the ...
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How to install wireless driver for dell inspiron 5520 manually on ubuntu 14.04?

I am new to ubuntu. I installed ubuntu 14.04 in dell inspiron 5520 with broadcom wifi. Initially internet is working properly. But after some hours it is not working and disconnecting continuously. ...
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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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Problems with aircrack-ng

i`m trying to crack an wifi , but when i type sudo airmon-ng start wlan0 it shows this: Found 4 processes that could cause trouble. If airodump-ng, aireplay-ng or airtun-ng stops working after a ...
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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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Wifi Problem, Wifi Connected but no internet connection. 14.04

I am currently experiencing a problem with my Wifi after installing Ubuntu 14.04, I can see networks and connect to them but when I try to browse the web it just continuously tries to connect to the ...
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Apple macbook air model 1.1 - Lubuntu 14.04 64 bit - wifi Broadcom BCM4321 doesnt work

I was searching on the internet but I didnt find any answer. I have mabook air with wifi card BCM4321. 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4321 802.11a/b/g/n [14e4:4328] (rev ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 drivers installation help

My laptop hp pavilion dv9315ca. After installing ubuntu 14.04, It freezes on my first login, however I come across some articles installed nvidia-current by pressing ctrl+alt+f1 on login screen and ...
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Installing firmware-b43-installer in terminal, get E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock [duplicate]

I am getting the following error message. Please help $sudo apt-get install firmware-b43-installer [sudo] password for sophon: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource ...
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Why won't my Broadcom BCM4312 LP-PHY work with the STA driver?

I tried the steps here for a 4312: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx Both of these: sudo modprobe -r b43 ssb wl sudo modprobe wl return: FATAL: Module wl not found. FATAL: ...
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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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After installing Ubuntu the Broadcom network adapter is not functioning. How can I fix this?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on an old Acer Aspire 3680 last night. Previous to the install everything worked fine. I was able to connect to Wifi. Since the install I have not been able to. All I ...
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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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Linux (Ubuntu 12.04) driver for Broadcom Corp BCM 4352 Wireless Network Adapter

I've recently purchased a Dell Alienware 17 laptop and I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (kernel = 3.11.0-15) on it. The problem is that the wireless card (Broadcom Corporation BCM4352 802.11ac ...
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wlan connectivity problem Xubuntu 14.04

So, another wlan problem question. I'm able to connect to some networks, others not. I'm unable to figure out what the difference is. My laptop's wifi chip is a broadcom bcm 43227, i've tried both the ...
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Wifi drivers, cannot view the right wifi drivers i can only see nvidia so i cannot go wirelessly

I am trying to go wireless but I cannot see the broadcom drivers in additional drivers. my Ubuntu version is 12.04 lts so I cannot connect without a Ethernet cable and when i typelshw it popped up: ...
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Having trouble installing Bradcom STA driver

I just installed Ubuntu and love it so much, its so fast now. But I have a problem connecting to the internet. I checked and saw I have to install the driver Broadcom STA wireless driver but every ...
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Acer Aspire-R7 WiFi

Will Ubuntu ever support the Acer Aspire-R7? It uses a custom Broadcom chipset. I even tried using an external USB 'EnGenius Wireless N', but the driver crashes. I give up at this point. I don't have ...
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Some Wi-Fi connections are very slow, but internet is good

I use dual-boot between Windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.04. Everything runs smooth except one problem: The Wi-Fi doesn't always work well. I can connect with different Wi-Fi networks, but some networks are ...
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Wifi problem on Ubuntu 14.04

I have problem with drivers on my laptop. My wifi adapter is Broadcom BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter I am on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and my kernel is : 3.13.0-40-generic I was trying three ...
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Cannot connect to ethernet with wired connection Ubuntu 12.10

I am new to Ubuntu (installed Ubuntu 12.10 desktop on my Mac Mini today from Ubuntu iso – mac mini had blank SSD on it i.e. no OS X at all). First drama is that Ubuntu installer seems to be setup for ...
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WLAN Sensitivity setting is not supported

I need to set and get sensitivity value for WLAN device of my Lenovo machine. I tried to set other settings such as operation mode, txpower and frequency and it works fine. Machine Manufacturer: ...
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Unable to connect to mixed b/g/n wifi network on Ubuntu

I cannot connect to mixed b/g/n wifi Network. I am using wl drivers. Connection to other wifi networks is working well, but to this network I cannot connect from Ubuntu (from my android phone ...
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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? ...
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Can't create a wifi hotspot

I'm having problems creating a wireless hotspot using ubuntu. I am able to start a hotspot using windows on the same machine using mHotspot(a third party software). Network Controller : BroadCom ...
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Wireless not working on startup

im running ubuntu 14.04 on a MacBook Air from early 2008. It has a Broadcom 4321 wireless card, and I'm using the b43 wireless driver. Here is what I have to do to get wireless to work after it boots: ...
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Bluetooth Not Working on 14.10 with BCM43142

thanks for the help. Anyways, as the title says I have the Broadcom43142 chip for Wifi & Bluetooth. It is a dual-chip, it contains both WiFi and Bluetooth. *Groans Here is the output from dmesg ...
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14.04 on MBP 5,5 Sporadic Wireless Disconnects from Eduroam

As it says in the title, I have 14.04 installed on a 2009 5,5 MBP and the wireless sporadically disconnects from one specific wifi network; Eduroam. The disconnects are not after a set period of time ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 does not recognize wireless adapter (14e4:4365)

I replaced Windows 8 on my laptop with Ubuntu and neglected to check if my wifi adapter (14e4:4365) would work. I've tried a few solutions to make it work, but I can't seem to make it happen. I don't ...
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wireless adaptor not discovered

I have a Aspire netbook running Windows and I installed Ubuntu 14.10. The installation was done from an ISO on a USB hard drive. The installation went smoothly but it did not discover my wireless ...
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No network interfaces detected when installing Ubuntu Server on Mac Mini

I have a new Mac Mini (MacMini6,1 late 2012) that I would like to install Ubuntu Server 13.04 (ubuntu-13.04-server-amd64+mac.iso) on. But it seems like Ubuntu Server isn't able to detect my network ...
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wifi not working on dell laptop in ubuntu

I recently installed ubuntu 12.04 on my machine, but I am not able to use wi-fi in ubuntu. Actually there is a toggle button to turn on the wifi and when the wifi is ON an LED will glow. But all the ...
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Setting up wifi / Installing b43 driver

I'm on a 2009 macbook pro dual boot. When booting linux, I get a message saying I don't have the wireless driver I need. I tried following the instructions from the website shown, but after I execute ...
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Trying to activate Netgear WNDA3100 N600 WiFi Dual Band Adapter

I am very new to Ubuntu and am having trouble setting up my new wireless adapter. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. I've added some more info about the adapter. th0 no wireless extensions. lo no ...
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Instability with Broadcom 5270 NIC on Ubuntu 14.04.1 server

I have Ubuntu 14.04.1 server running on a DEll T620 server, with a Broadcom gigabit 5270 NIC. Upon update (I was running Ubuntu 13.10) the server dropped off the network. Rebooting restores the ...
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Macbook air 2014 13" wireless driver

just installed ubuntu on a macbook air, but cant seem to find bcmwl that actually finishes the installation. I can't connect via ethernet so that's not an option. can someone give me a source or ...
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Cannot connect to some wireless networks

My wireless network works fine at home, but on some other networks it takes a lot of time to connect. If it does connect on these then I cannot get any DNS replies. I suspect the wireless module. The ...
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Problem with Ubuntu 12.04 and Ideapad N581 (Broadcom)

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo Ideapad N581 and can't get the wifi to work reliably. I know it's a problem with the Broadcom drivers, but I still can't really work it out, I've tried a few ...