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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How do I get firmware for Broadcom 4306?

IT reads that I have Broadcom 4306 but firmware is missing.
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WiFi is not enabled in Network Manager with a BCM4313

Help please. Put it on the computer ubuntu 11.10 64bit. Used the response in the topic WiFi does not work, Broadcom STA Wireless driver does not work on a BCM4313 but this does not help. Computer ...
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Wireless connection doesn't work on a BCM4311 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless not working I upgrade to 11.10 and I can no longer connect. I'm very much a newbie when it comes to linux, so any explanation would be much ...
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“Fails to install drivers” error with a BCM 4312 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get Broadcom BCM 43XX Wireless card working I am using a Dell Inspiron 1464. My wlan card is a Dell wireless 1397 whose chipset is made by Broadcom. The chip is ...
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Installation of Broadcom driver has failed on a Dell Inspiron 1545

I just installed 11.10 on my inspiron 1545 laptop. When I was running it off my flash drive the driver "Broadcom STA Wireless Driver" installed fine and I could use my wifi. After I installed it onto ...
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how do I get a Broadcom bcm 4311 working? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless not working I have an HP nx6310 equipped with wifi card broadcom bcm 4311. It was perfectly working on ubuntu 11.04 with STA driver, then i ...
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Broadcom BCM4313 wireless doesn't work [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Broadcom BCM4313 working, but terribly slow I am not able to run wifi on Ubuntu 11.10
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Lenovo b570 Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 wireless doesn't work

prumar@bluelaptop:~$ rfkill list 0: hci0: Bluetooth Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 1: ideapad_wlan: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: yes Hard blocked: no 2: ideapad_bluetooth: Bluetooth ...
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After upgrading to 11.10 my Lenovo U165 wireless BCM4313 stopped working

My question is similar to this, but now it is about 11.10. My wireless card: ~$ lspci -vvnn |grep 14e4 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN ...
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“Wireless authentication required” on a Samsung N150

I have a Samsung N150 plus netbook with a Broadcom BCM4313 wireless adapter. Today I installed Ubuntu 11.10 desktop 32 bit. When I try to connect to the wireless internet router I repeatedly receive ...
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Wireless Woes. Can't seem to get b43-fwcutter and firmware-b43-installer to stay put upon reboot

I'm running 11.10 on a Dell Inspiron N4010 (14R) and can't get my wireless settings to stick after a reboot. As the title states, the first thing I do when using a fresh install is to get synaptic ...
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Dell Vostron hangs/freezes randomly after AC power or wifi swtiched off

I am running Natty Narwhal on a Dell Vostro (I don't know the model number). The machine will hang (freeze) hard a random time (0-5 minutes) after I either remove the AC power cable or disable wifi ...
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How do I install this patched b43 driver?

Recently I purchased a Macbook Pro that has a BCM4331 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi card that does not work with the default kernel. sudo dmidecode -s system-product-name MacBookPro8,2 lspci |grep 4331 ...
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How to set master mode on BCM4312 to share internet from 3G USB modem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install BCM4312 wireless drivers? WifiDocs said: Broadcom cards support master mode using the reverse-engineered kernel driver. You need to enable (or ...
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What driver should I use for BCM4313?

When I installed Ubuntu 11.04 it suggested I should use the proprietary STA driver, so I did. This caused a lot of problems and I spent hours troubleshooting. I then tried removing the driver by ...
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How can I troubleshoot my installation of the latest Broadcom driver? [closed]

I would like to install the latest version of the Broadcom wireless driver (hybrid-portsrc_x86_64-v5_100_82_38). I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 (Linux kernel: 2.6.32-33-generic). According to the lspci ...
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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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Wireless works under Gnome but not under KDE on the same Laptop

After browsing random old answered questions on this site I found the method to install KDE Plasma Desktop 'on-top-of" the standard Ubuntu Gnome Desktop. (I don't think I've worded that right :-)) My ...
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Does the Linksys Secure Easy Setup (SES) button work with Ubuntu?

Does the Linksys Secure Easy Setup (SES) button work with Ubuntu? I'm housesitting for someone tonight, and when I asked what their wireless password was, they told me about the SES button they press ...
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broadcom 43225 wireless on acer laptop is disabled

I have a acer aspire 5820T with a broadcom 43225 wireless card. I previously used ubuntu 10.10 and the wireless worked straight away, but when I updated to 11.04 the wireless stopped working. I have ...
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Do the brcm80211 drivers need patching to work correctly in airmon etc?

I am trying to use the broadcom brcm80211 drivers along with a BCM4313 chip and aircrack-ng suite of programs but airodump only ever lists clients for WEP protected access points. I have setup a WPA2 ...
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“Device not ready” error with Broadcom wireless card

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E520 (1143CTO) and I'm having problems getting my wireless NIC to work, as far as I can tell the drivers and firmware are all installed and the device is working. I have ...
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WiFi does not work, Broadcom STA Wireless driver does not work on a BCM4313 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom Wireless card (BCM43XX) I'm newbie in Linux and Ubuntu, but would like to improve my skills :) I just installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop ...
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Wireless not working with BCM4311 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wireless doesn't work on a Broadcom BCM4311 Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless not working I recently installed 11.04 (and its crap compared to 10.x, but its free so ...
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Slow Internet connection with 11.04

My internet connection is extremely slow after installing 11.04, It took me over night to download and install firefox flash player pluggin. I have a laptop on the same network which is running ...
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Dell Vostro 1510 can't connect to wireless--how can I fix this? [closed]

I'm having some trouble with my Dell Vostro 1510. I installed wubi on it two days ago and I've only been able to use the Internet with an ethernet cable. The network seems to definitely recognize ...
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How can I force WiFi connection to only use ipv4?

I have Broadcom bcm43224 wifi card with proprietary broadcom sta driver. At home wifi connection works well, but in the office when I ping some resource there is a lot of loss packets and I cant ...
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Could anyone help me get my NETGEAR WNA3100 (Broadcom BCM43231) wireless adapter to work?

I have just moved back to Ubuntu from Windows 7 and a few months ago, I bought a NETGEAR WNA3100 wireless adapter because my old adapter had broken. I plugged in my adapter and it doesn't seem to ...
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Broadcom problems. No driver in additional drivers

I had problem with broadcom drivers. The insternet was super-slow, 1kb/s was the max download speed. Then i was searching for a solution, and found a tip that offered to install bmcwl-kernel-source. I ...
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Getting Wifi to Work on my Acer Laptop

I have Windows installed on my Acer Laptop and recently installed Ubuntu (using their installer for Windows) so there are now 2 OS's installed. Ubuntu was unable to connect to the Wifi, so I can only ...
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Where to get Dell Inspiron 1545 drivers for the Dell 1397 wlan minicard wireless card?

I cant seem to find the drivers for my Dell Wireless WLAN 1397 Minicard for ubuntu 11.04 andone know how i can get them and install them im sort of new to ubuntu?
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Broadcom STA Wireless Driver Fails to install

I'm setting up a Dell M4400 Precision, and on previous installations I've merely installed the Broadcom STA Wireless Driver from the "Additional Drivers" app. However with 11.04, I get this error: ...
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Kubuntu 11.04 wireless scan doesn't find network

When I scan for networks in the network manager I do not find any. I have a broadcom wireless card. My light on my laptop isn't blue and blue is the color when it is on (Yes I have the switch in the ...
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How do you get the Broadcom BCM4306 wireless card working? [duplicate]

I've done a fresh install of Natty 11.04. I have a Broadcom BCM4306 wireless network card and it failed to come up. It said no drivers installed. After a bit of reading, I installed the b43-fwcutter ...
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Broadcom Issue in 11.04, but not in 10.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless working? I have an Ideapad U330 with a Broadcom Wlan card. Originally I was on Maverick. And my card worked fine. I had to ...
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Broadcom BCM4321 wireless doesn't work on battery [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) Upgraded Ubuntu to 11.04, now wireless card does not work when I unplug the laptop lspci -vvnn | grep 14e4 ...
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My Lenovo Ideapad u165 wireless doesn't work

It really makes me ANGRY ! my wireless hardware is broadcom 4313 . ubuntu install it automatically but I can't use it . It says your hardware switch is off although it is on . after I use " rfkill ...
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Broadcom STA wireless driver frezees [closed]

Upon updating my 10.10 netbook to 11.04 on the first startup it froze. I checked the forums and found that disabling wlan in BIOS fixes the problem so I did that and it worked, system was ok and it ...
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Regularly losing wifi connection

I use Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA wireless driver, but quite often the connection drops and connects shortly after again. lspci -v | less: 02:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 ...
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Dell Broadcom Wireless switch wifi card with (Open Source / ) Libre one [closed]

I was just wondering if there's a free (as in free speech) wifi card that actually works with Ubuntu that I can buy that would replace my Broadcom BCM3412 card. Extra Info: Network controller: ...
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Random freezes followed by loss of WiFi connection with a BCM4313 wireless card [closed]

I did a clean install of Natty Narwhal on my AspireOne D255 Netbook. Right off the bat, it seems to work right out of box, but from time to time (especially shortly after booting up or resuming from ...
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STA driver support for b43xx wireless broken again

Once again the STA driver doesn't work for b43xx cards in Ubuntu 11.04. I know it's a kernel issue. I want to understand why it keeps getting broken? I can never upgrade with confidence that I'll ...
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How do you solve the problem of a laptop's inability to detect wireless networks? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install BCM4312 wireless drivers? I recently installed Ubuntu 11.04 to dual-boot with the Windows XP in my Dell™ Inspiron E1505 laptop. Unfortunately, I can ...
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Wireless & Wired Connection Not Working after upgrade

My Lenovo Ideapad s10-3s refuses to connect to anything. It recognises my wireless card (Broadcomm 4313) but whenever I boot up it shows "Wireless is disabled" under Wireless when I click on the ...
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Wireless network disabled on a Broadcom 4312 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) After installing Ubuntu 11.04, my network has become disabled. Here is the output oflshw in terminal: *-network ...
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Broadcom wireless not working (worked on live session)

Just installed natty. When running the Live session the wireless was working perfectly. After installation however, it doesn't work at all. There is an option to install the Broadcom Restricted ...
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How can I get Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless working? [duplicate]

Wireless was worked perfectly in ubuntu 10.10. Now I upgraded it to ubuntu 11.04. After this upgrade wireless is not working in my laptop, even "wireless connection" is not showing in network ...
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Wireless doesn't work on a Broadcom BCM4311 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless not working I have an HP Pavilion dv6000 laptop. The wifi worked perfectly when I had 10.10 installed, the system says that the driver is ...
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Can't get wireless card to be recognized - Dell D630 - Broadcom BCM4311 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install BCM4312 wireless drivers? Below are the results for sudo lshw -c network command. I believe "UNCLAIMED" refers to missing drivers. *-network ...
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Broadcom BCM4312 wireless card does not work in 11.04 but did (out of the box) in 10.10

Here's my card : 02:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY (rev 01) When I try to install the Broadcom STA wireless drivers through 'Additional Drivers', it says ...