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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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 ...
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Where should I put the Broadcom BCM4313 driver for Asus 1018?

I have a driver file wl.ko. How can I install it or where should I put it that my wifi works on my Asus 1018? Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11b/g LP-PHY
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How can I reinstall Broadcom STA drivers?

I'm having problems enabling the Broadcom STA proprietary wireless driver. I was using it previously, since I installed Ubuntu 10.10. I found out recently that this was causing problems with wired ...
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WiFi stops working after waking from suspend with a Broadcom 43225

wired connection works but I am forced to reboot if I want wifi to start working again. I have an acer one 721-3801 on 10.10. help? I have the broadcom 43225 driver if that helps... (I am very new ...
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How do I get network working on a Dell n5010?

Hey. I just formatted a Dell n5010 and installed Ubuntu 10.10. Now,when i try to access the Internet it doesn't find the available networks. Informations about it: My network is set to broadcast ...
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Broadcom STA driver doesn't work well with BCM4313

Following on from my other question about our new Samsung Q330, I've noticed that the wireless is incredibly flakey. It can connect but after a little use, especially if it does a lot of downloading ...
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Broadcom wireless card disappears after restart [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get Broadcom BCM 43XX Wireless card working I used 'additional drivers' to install 'Broadcom STA wireless driver' and it returns an error. Within jockey.log it ...
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Broadcom wireless card only works when the power is plugged in [closed]

I've a Dell, with a Broadcom BCM4312 802.11b/g wireless card. It works well when the laptop is plugged to the power suply, but when it's with battery it doesn't work well. Do you know why is this?
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How do I get Flash 10.2 RC + Crystal HD for HW accelerated video to work?

I have a netbook with a N450 Atom and a BCM70012 aka Crystal HD card. On Windows 7 I can play HD flash video with very little CPU usage because of the RC of Flash 10.2. I did some reading and saw ...
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Broadcom BCM4313 takes ages to connect [duplicate]

I'm having issues with my broadcom BCM4313 wireless adapter. Everything works just fine when connected (with additional drivers & Connman), but it takes about 5 minutes to connect to my network ...
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Why does “Additional Drivers” Fail?

When trying to Activate, Broadcom B43legacy wireless driver I get the following error, SystemError: installArchives() failed. Please help.
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How do I get a Broadcom BCM4312 wireless card to work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom Wireless card (BCM43XX) I am currently using Ubuntu 10.10 on my laptop , the model of my wireless chip is broadcom BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY . I ...
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Slow Wireless Reconnect After Suspend

I a Broadcom 4312 using the STA drivers, I reinstalled ubuntu because the b43 drivers were giving me a huge hassle along with some weird kernel issues. My wireless speed is fine, everything works ...
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Can't configure wireless now that WPA2 is enabled! [closed]

I had removed network-manager as soon as I installed Ubuntu 10.04. Earlier I used to do the following to connect (successfully) on command line: iwconfig eth2 essid NASA dhclient eth2 Now that WPA2 ...
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Wireless iwconfig rate auto too low

left to its own devices my wireless connects at too low a speed. I have a 20meg internet connection and my wireless is slowing it down to like 3meg. When I reboot into windows it's fine. When I run ...
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Option for enabling wireless network missing [closed]

I have Ubuntu 10.04 installed into my laptop. The option for enabling wireless network in the network manager is missing. It comes only when I install my wireless driver(Broadcom STA) when I will ...
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Broadcom open source drivers available in Maverick?

I have a laptop with a broadcom BCM4322 802.11a/b/g/n wireless adapter and its using the proprietary STA drivers (perfectly), however I thought broadcom released open source drivers and that they ...
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Wireless (Broadcom) just stopped working after putting machine to sleep! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get Broadcom BCM 43XX Wireless card working Had the wireless working on my Dell Studio 15 for months now (Ubuntu 10.04 64bit, now 10.10 64bit). But I shut the lid ...
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Wireless card only starts to work if I boot into Windows

I'm facing a very weird problem with my wireless network card in ubuntu 10.10 ! Recently I have installed ubuntu 10.10 beside my windows XP on my Dell XPS 1330 laptop. Everything worked fine except ...
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Netgear 511 wireless adapter stopped working after upgrade

Why will Netgear wireless adapter not work with SIMPLE netgear511 upgrade to UBUNTU 10.04 WHEN IT WAS WORKING PERFECTLY WITH 9.04 I upgaded from UBUNTU 9.04 on my IBM THINKPAD to 10.04 LTS. The ...
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How do I get my Broadcom BCM4313 working correctly? [duplicate]

I've installed ubuntu on a Asus 1015 netbook. Everything worked out of the box except for the Wireless adapter, which i had to install with the Additional Drivers application. It apparently installed ...
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How do I install BCM4312 wireless drivers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) completely new to Ubuntu. How do I add Wireless driver for my laptop? I am running a Dell XPS M1330. Right now its ...
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What is the state-of-the-art for using Broadcom Crystal hardware?

I just bought a Dell Mini 1012, which comes with a Broadcom Crystal media accelerator chip. I'd like to know what is the current state-of-the-art with regard to using this hardware on Ubuntu? What I ...