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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Wireless not working on Dell XPS M1530 [duplicate]

I have just installed Ubuntu on my Dell XPS M1530. The installation worked fine, but I can't find any available routers. I have made sure that the wifi switch on the side of the computer is on, I have ...
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Dell Inspiron 1545 wireless driver not working in Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit

I have used Mythbuntu, Ubuntu 12.10 32-bit OS, and they have all worked properly with the wifi driver which is apparently the Broadcom 4312. Then I deleted the Linux partitions, rebooted with Ubuntu ...
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Broadcom Corp. BCM4313 Wirelss not detected in Ubuntu 12.10

I update my Toshiba PORTÉGÉ from Precise(12.04) to Quantal (12.10). After update to Precise wireless device works fine. But after update wireless device is not detect on network manager. The lspci ...
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BCM4312/Dell 1397 wlan minicard drivers for Ubuntu 12.10 live usb? [duplicate]

I'm trying to run Ubuntu 12.10 32-bit from a live USB, and it doesn't detect my dell 1397 wireless card. (I know there are many seemingly duplicates here but so far I haven't found any other case of ...
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A January 2013 Ubuntu update broke my wi-fi! [duplicate]

In late February 2013 I installed the latest updates on my Ubuntu 12.04 system (an Asus Eee 1215T), rebooted, and after that it was no longer able to make a network connection over wi-fi. It just ...
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Wireless disabled on 12.10 Macbook pro 7.1

I have a Mac book pro 7,1 and triple booted it by (OSX10.6,Windows7,Ubuntu12.10) every 3 OS boots normally and everything is ok. Just Ubuntu does not recognize my Wireless According to this I should ...
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Cannot Connect Wirelessly on Toshiba Satellite C855 with 12.04

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on my Toshiba Satellite C855 and cannot connect to any wireless networks. When I run lspci in Terminal, it shows: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Ivy Bridge DRAM ...
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Why am I unable to connect to wireless networks?

Seems like a repeated question, but I am not able to find the answer within the question database, so I'll begin with what adapter I have: lspci | grep Network: 06:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom ...
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My wireless won't connect in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, newly installed on my Dell Inspiron 1525

I am a brand new user to Ubuntu (all of my previous experience being in Windows). I have recently begun to dual boot for the sake of work, so I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell Inspiron 1525. It ...
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how do I install a proprietary wl Broadcom driver?

I have BCM4313 wi-fi module, which works ok under open-source brcmsmac module, except for numerous disconnects and sudden breakdowns. So I've downloaded the proprietary tarball, installed it, but can'...
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Driver trouble with my BCM4331 on my Macbook Pro 9 2

I've finally gotten my wifi working on my Macbook Pro 9 2 (Fully booted with Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit) ,but it is only working on the Broadcom STA/WL driver that comes with this version of Ubuntu. I've ...
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Can't get BCM4331 wireless working right

I have Ubuntu 12.10 on my Macbook Pro, which has BCM4331 for wifi. It's been working fairly well, except I've been having a problem that the connection will randomly stop working. Ubuntu still says I'...
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Cannot create wireless AP

I've tried to create AP using this and tried to solve my problem $ iw list nl80211 not found. with this, but I still get error when I start make ~/hostapd-2.0/hostapd$ make ../src/drivers/...
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Lost All Networking After Upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04

I am running an old Dell Inspiron 1521 built in 2007. I ran 11.10 on it and now have been running 12.04 LTS since its launch. When I first installed, I had to run modprobe b43 on the Broadcom Minicard ...
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While using internet on ubuntu, all other computers get bad internet connection

I am currently using Ubuntu 10.04 Precise (in dual boot with Windows 7). Whenever I log onto Ubuntu Internet, all other computers Internet speeds plummet. Usually we have 20 Mbps download and 2 ...
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Connecting to wifi fails, but APs are shown [closed]

After an update a few days ago, I am not able to connect to any wireless AP. I tried basic stuff like restarting and disabling wireless by the hardware switch. Clicking on any AP will show that ...
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Trouble with WPA wifi connection - can connect to wireless networks

Good afternoon, I'm trying to set up wireless on a new install of Ubuntu Desktop 12.10. I am able to connect to "open" wireless networks (I am connected to my house "guest" wifi network right now) - ...
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Broadcom 43228 no master mode (and lot of errors)

I'm trying to configure an Ubuntu 12.10 based server. My motherboard is an ASUS P8Z77-V Deluxe with WifiGo module onboard. I want to make it an access-point. I have fought with it for a lot of time ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 and WiFi access problem [duplicate]

I'm having some issue with internet access. I've got a Samsung laptop with a Broadcom wireless card and Ubuntu 12.04 on it. Everything worked fine at the beginning, but recently, probably after some ...
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Ubuntu doesn't reconnect to WiFi unless I reboot

I am dual-booting my laptop going between Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Initially, I can connect to WiFi, but if I get disconnected for some reason, or if I restart my router, Ubuntu won't reconnect ...
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Broadcom driver woes

--Edit-- (in case I need to see this again) After a clean install this worked: Your device uses the driver b43 and proprietary firmware. The Broadcom STA driver which provides wl is not appropriate. ...
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Wifi doesn't work on Lenovo B590 with Broadcom BCM4313 [duplicate]

My son bougt a laptop. I installed Ubuntu 12.04. First wifi worked fine now it keeps searching but can't connect. I tried some solutions but I think I need help. lspci -nn | grep 028002:00.0 ...
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Wireless with visible ssid not visible in network menu. Unable to connect by manualy enter ssid

I was able to connect to the wireless 'AirportFaustin' and others using network icon dropdown menu. I decided to switch from proprietary to open drivers for my wireless card drivers. Once I done it ...
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Big problem with Broadcom 4313 connecting/staying connected to ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

Alright, Im still new to Ubuntu and this has been a frustrating process as I imagined it would be. Heres the problem, I have a Hp g6 with the broadcom BCM4313. I can get it to connect sometimes by ...
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How do I get my network drivers working? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo G580 with Atheros AR8162 Ethernet and Broadcom BCM4313 Wireless Driver. I try the this: How do I get an Atheros AR8162 working? but it doesn't work. When I type ...
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Is there a way to get Broadcom 802.11ac WiFi (43b1) working on Ubuntu 12.10?

I have a dual boot of Windows 8 / Ubuntu 12.10 on an ASUS G75VX with Broadcom 802.11ac Network adapter device 43b1. It seems that there exists no drivers for this adapter. I have done all of the ...
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Strange wifi trouble caused by update? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can’t connect to any wireless connection after updating My wifi connection has been working flawlessly for 2 years running first ubuntu 11.04 and gradually upgrading to 12....
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Broadcom Wireless BCM4313 on 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) Can’t connect to any wireless connection after updating Using wireless successfully on 2 DELL VOSTRO 3500 laptops. ...
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Why can my System (Dell Inspiron N4050) not connect to my WiFi any more? (12.04)

I have a Dell Inspiron N4050 with dual booted Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. My Wireless Driver currently is Broadcomm in Ubuntu. I am using Ubuntu 12.04. Just two days back, after downloading and ...
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Wireless not working after update (Ubuntu 12.10) Dell Inspiron 1764 [closed]

The wireless has stopped working on my Dell Inspiron 1764 laptop after updating Ubuntu. I installed 12.10 from DVD alongside Windows 7 and everything went smoothly. Wireless worked fine, and the ...
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Install wireless drivers on a Dell e1505 manually

So I'm trying to install the Broadcom BCM4311 driver on 12.10 but the thing is that I don't have any way to use Ethernet to actually download it. Luckily I'm dual booting it with windows so I can ...
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Unstable wireless connection

I have Ubuntu 12.10 64 bits kernel 3.5.0-22 running on a Dell Precision M6700. The wireless controller is a Broadcom BCM43228 (802.11abgn, the router also is 802.11abgn); it didn't install on a fresh ...
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No wifi in 12.10 Broadcom BCM4313 Samsung RF511 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) Can’t connect to any wireless connection after updating Well my wireless card worked just after install, and after a ...
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Need Help Getting WiFi to Work on 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) I'm having trouble connecting to my home's wifi network, i've run the sudo lshw -C network command, and since I'm on ...
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Problem installing ethernet and wireless driver in ubuntu 12.10

My laptop is Dell Inspiron 14R. My ethernet and wireless controllers are: Atheros AR8162 Fast Ethernet [1969:1090] (rev 10) Network Controller Broadcom BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01) ...
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Need to run a .sh as root on boot or login

Still new with linux and running ubuntu 12.10 I have a wireless stick (ae2500) which has known issues that has been partially solved using ndiswrapper. However, to use it I must run the same scripts ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Module wl not found

I was trying to install the b43 drivers, but I couldn't because the module wl was not found. I am using Ubuntu 12.10. I know this is not much information so ask me to enter any commands in the ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 on Macbook Pro 5,5 (Wifi Issue)

I know this question gets asked almost every day with a different Macbook version, but I can't seem to find anything definitive for a Summer '09 MBP (5,5). I installed Ubuntu 12.10 and wifi won't ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS stopped detecting BCM4312 on DELL E6500

I have been using wireless seamlessly since I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I did a botched attempt of installing Octave 3.6, at that time I was connected via Ethernet. I postponed that installation ...
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Can't connect to wifi and apt-get doesn't work

I've seen a ton of answers to fix my BroadCom BCM4312. However, all of them require apt-get in the Terminal. For whatever reason, anything involving apt-get won't work. It just errors out with Unable ...
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BCM4311 Wireless driver will not work on any Ubuntu distro's past 10.10, and I cannot figure out why [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) I installed Ubuntu 10.10 onto an older Dell Latitude D520 (it's the only disc I had till I connected to the net, and ...
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Using Broadcom BCM4313 as AP in Ubuntu 12.04

I have a Broadcom BCM4313 wireless card and I'm interested in turning my laptop to an Access Point. I was following the various tutorials available on the internet to achieve this. However I seem to ...
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Wireless internet not working: unclaimed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless working? wireless internet on my Acer Travelmate 5310 with Broadcom BCM5787M Gigabit Ethernet doesn't seem to be working. I am a ...
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Bluetooth and wifi get switched on and off together

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with GNOME on a Dell Inspiron 1470, my wlan card is a Broadcom BCM4312. Was previously using Windows 7. Now at startup both BT and Wifi are switched on. If I switch off ...
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How do I install additional drivers with both wired and wireless failing? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install software or packages without Internet (offline)? BCM4311 Wireless Not Working with Drivers Installed I've already put some effort in finding a solution ...
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Broadcom wireless 43142 conflict Atheros 8161 in kernel 3.5 (unbuntu 12.10)

I am exactly in the situation of this question. However, my wireless card is a different model: I have a dell vostro 3460 with an Atheros AR8161 Ethernet card and a Broadcom 43142 wireless card. I ...
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Use a Broadcom BCM4318 on Dell Inspiron 530 and Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: No firmware found for Broadcom wireless card (BCM4318) on Dell Latitude D610 I have just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on a Dell Inspiron 530 (where I had installed Windows 7) ...
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How do I use network manager (instead of command line tools) for wifi with Broadcom BCM4401 card when booting without network cable?

I installed 12.04 on to a non-PAE laptop using the network-based (ncurses interface) install disk. Once I had the unity desktop up-and-running, wireless was working fine "out of the box" with the ...
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My Mac Mini (late 2012) will not show any wireless networks. Ubuntu 12.10

I am fairly new to ubuntu so a step by step answer would be appreciated. My wireless card is Broadcom BCM4331. Thank You. I also have no way to connect to the Internet on it except my original osx ...
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How do I get a Broadcom BCM43225 wireless card working?

I updated my 12.04 today and it broke my wireless connection on Acer Aspire 5942G. isa@ubuntu: iwconfig lo no wireless extensions. eth0 no wireless extensions. isa@ubuntu: lspci|grep ...