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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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 ...
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wifi works on Windows Vista, but not on Ubuntu

I am not able to connect to Wifi using Ubuntu 10.04, but on the same machine I am able to connect to it using Windows Vista. I had posted this question about it earlier, but none of the solutions ...
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NetworkManager Applet shows no networks

I am "the friend" referred to in the questions here and here. I decided to come and ask a question myself, as I can still not connect to the wireless network. I downloaded Keryx, as suggested here, ...
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Installing wireless drivers without internet access [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install and download drivers without internet? (This is related to my other question; my approach there didn't work.) My friend has (I'm quite sure) a ...
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Package dependency problem (offline install of wireless drivers)

I have a friend wanting to install Ubuntu 10.10 as a dual-boot with Windows through Wubi. Unfortunately, he has a wireless card with a Broadcom chipset, and needs to install the drivers. There is no ...
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B43 Wireless not working on 2.6.35 kernel

After upgrading to kernel version 2.6.35 (went from 10.04 to 10.10), my wireless card stopped working. I'm currently using the Broadcom STA wireless driver (proprietary). Have anyone found any fix to ...
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No WiFi on HP Netbook 2133

After installation of 10.10 in my HP Mini 2133. I have no wireless connexion. The blue led is on but no way to detect the WiFi beside me. The WiFi integrated card is a Broadcom BCM 4312 802.11 a:b:g ...