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 12.10 Broadcom Wireless Won't Work [duplicate]

Okay, I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 today, replacing Windows 8 and erasing all of my files (correctly, I hope. Darn Windows 8), and I was having some fun with it. I entered some code into the grub to ...
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Why can't Xubuntu 12.04.2 connect to my hidden WPA/WPA2 personal protected wifi network?

I can connect to wi-fi networks that don't have any security without an issue, but when I try to connect to my home wi-fi, I cannot connect. After a failed attempt to connect, I notice that my ...
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Wifi Does Not Work After System Update

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 x64 onto a Dell Inspiron 1525. First thing I always do when installing new OSs is being it up to speed to naturally I installed all updates before proceeding further. ...
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Cannot install Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA wireless driver? [duplicate]

Being a newbie in Linux, I installed the Wubi version of Ubuntu 12.10 on my Win XP. All is well, except that I have trouble installing the above mentioned driver. Installing from Software Center: ...
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Wlan unplugs when ethernet connected

I own an HP ProBook 4510s Energy Star. I am connected over WiFi to the internet with a broad-com BCM4312 using the b43 driver. I am trying to share my Internet connection to a tp-link access point/...
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BCM 4313 proprietary driver blocks WiFi for other devices

I run a home wlan and a few days ago I upgraded a hp dv7 pavilion laptop from Oneiric to Precise. I had the proprietary Broadcom STA driver (wl module) activated. Whenever this laptop was connected ...
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Getting Ubuntu to recognize a BCM43231 network card what is up with terminal [duplicate]

I'm trying to see if I can make ubuntu recognize my wireless adapter which is a Netgear wna3100 that uses Broadcom BCM43231. This file lists those modules which we don't want to be loaded by # alias ...
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Broadcom b4313 not works [duplicate]

There is wireless in network-manager, but not connect with WiFi-router. WiFi networks don't find to. uname -a: Linux alex-Lenovo-B570e 3.5.0-26-generic #42-Ubuntu SMP Fri Mar 8 23:18:20 UTC 2013 ...
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Ubuntu wifi not connecting

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on an old laptop. Ever since I upgraded it (wiped it and put on a fresh install), i can't connect to wifi. Unfortunately, I can not connect it to an Ethernet cable at the ...
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Getting Wireless to Work, Dell Inspiron E1505 (bcm4311)

Ok. so I know there are about a million threads on this subject already, but NOTHING has worked for me. About to lose my mind here, if someone can please help I will be eternally grateful. I have a ...
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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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How to install Broadcom Wireless driver in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I have HP Compaq NX6110. It has Broadcom WiFi BRM4306 (rev3). In Ubuntu 10.04 it works well, but in 12.04, driver installation shows the following error: [Image Removed] How do I resolve this?
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Why does Ubuntu 12.10 wifi keep disconnecting? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 on a Macbook Pro with Broadcom BCM4331 wireless network card. I have installed the b43 driver in order to be able to use the wireless card. However, the wireless connection ...
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How to prevent system freeze on Wifi activation?

Without myself modifing any configuration setting, my system starts to completely freeze after I activate the wifi network via the network manager or at a sudo rfkill unblock all. I would like to ...
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Broadcom BCM43225 can't connect to my home wifi

right now I don't have ubuntu installed because of this issue. The thing is that since ubuntu 11.04 ubuntu can't see my home wifi. I have an Acer aspire 5742 with a broadcom bcm 43225 wireless card. ...
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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) ...