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 an Acer Npilfy 802.11 (BCM43225) wireless card working?

My Laptop is Acer 5742G with "Npilfy 802.11 wireless". I have both windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10 Earlier when I had Ubuntu 12.04, the wireless was working fine, but after installing 12.10 wireless is ...
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Broadcom BCM4313 wireless slow and high-latency [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit on a Dell Latitude E6330 laptop. Wireless is pretty slow. It gets connected quick enough, but ...
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No Wireless connectivity after installing Ubuntu 12.10 on Windows 8

I am new to Ubuntu/Linux. I have installed the Ubuntu 12.10 version on Windows 8. After installation, there is no wireless connectivity. I have searched the forums and tried things that have worked ...
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What is the difference between the broadcom-sta and bcmwl packages?

Both lots of source packages describe themselves as the Broadcom STA driver. So what's the difference and what should be used? https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bcmwl ...
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Wireless 4311 card not working

HELP. simon@simon-Latitude-D630:~$ sudo lshw -C network *-network UNCLAIMED description: Network controller product: BCM4311 802.11a/b/g vendor: Broadcom Corporation ...
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Broadcom STA Wireless Driver failed install [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom Wireless card (BCM43XX) I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS using wubi.exe on my Dell Inspiron 1545 and I'm having some trouble getting my ...
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BCM4313 Wireless on Ubuntu Server 12.04

I'm trying to run an old netbook with Broadcom BCM4313 wireless as a print server with Ubuntu Server 12.04. Setting up the wireless without the GUI, however, is proving problematic. I do think however ...
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WPA2 enterprise authenticate fail

I installed lubuntu 12.10 on Dell Idea-pad 10-2. This model has Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY (rev 01) as wireless module. I tried to use driver from both ...
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WiFi problem after Ubuntu 12.10 update

I just updated my Ubuntu 12.10 today and it went fine and I was told to restart system and after I restart my WiFi stopped working. Mine is Broadcom BCM4312 card . It was working fine just before the ...
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Cannot enable Additional drivers for Broadcom in 12.10

tl;dr version: Additional Drivers does not work for enabling a driver in Ubuntu 12.10, however it worked in 12.04. I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10 from 12.04 via a live USB. I did a fresh install to ...
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Installing additional drivers without Internet connection

I have an Acer Aspire 3690 laptop who's ethernet adapter is not working due to IRQ conflict with the mouse (report during startup....press F1 to continue or F2 to setup). I tried to see and change ...
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Where can I find a driver for a Broadcom device 4365 wireless card?

My laptop (Dell Inspiron 17R 5720) came with preinstalled Ubuntu 11.10. I removed it and installed 12.04. Now I can't find driver for wireless. Apparently, in 11.10 there was Broadcom-STA driver. But ...
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How to connect to my own WiFi using Broadcom STA drivers?

I'm trying hard to switch to Linux from Windows because of my engineering project. Unfortunately, everything is against that change! Before I have installed Broadcom STA proprietary drivers, I was ...
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12.04 making BCM4313 card work with aircrack-ng?

I'm a real Linux Noob, just started using it (this month) and until now i had no issues. now i'm trying to set-up aircrack-ng on my laptop, but it seems like it's using the worst card possible (or ...
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Where to download Broadcom STA .deb file?

Situation: I don't have wireless access through Ubuntu due to needing the Broadcom STA driver for my wireless card. I don't currently have access to a physical (cabled) connection that will allow my ...
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Cannot Get Gigabit Connection with BCM57780 and tg3.ko

I've got a Broadcom BCM57780 NetLink ethernet adapter in a laptop and I cannot get it to achieve a 1000MBps connection. I have already verified that the cables are good -- other systems work fine ...
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How do I get a Broadcom 4306 [14e4:4324] rev 03 working?

I have a Dell D610 which I have just dual booted with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I get Network->Wireless-> "Firmware missing" in Ubuntu but wireless OK with XP. Using a terminal I find the Broadcom device ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 patched b43 driver compilation error

I tried this How do I install this patched b43 driver? guide to install patched b43 driver on Ubuntu 12.04 with 3.2.0-31-generic kernel but I can't pass compilation phase.Here is what I did: wget ...
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After upgrade to 12.04 wireless keeps dropping on BCM4312

I know there are plenty of questions very similar to these, but I've tried practically everything and it still isn't working. Some solutions get the wireless connection working, but it goes very slow ...
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Broadcom Bluetooth device remains undetected (BCM2046, WIDCOMM )

lspci output : Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN Controller (rev 01) lsusb output : Broadcom Corp. BCM2046B1 USB 2.0 Hub (part of BCM2046 Bluetooth) rfkill list ...
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BCM4311 “wireless is disabled by a hardware switch”

I am running a HP Pavilion dv6000 with BCM4311. I am new to ubuntu and admittedly am rather unfamiliar with running code in terminal. I have tried a dozen different ways i have found online and ...
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Dell wireless not working after upgrade

So, the short version of my sad story is that I tried upgrade Ubuntu to 12.04 and wireless driver has stopped working. I have tried all the solutions but nothing seem to be working. When I try to ...
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Wireless connected, IP fetched, but no browsing

I'm using 12.04 on an Acer 722, and just after I've installed MESA drivers to use open source graphics drivers, the wireless connection stopped working. As soon as I've removed bcm STA drivers, the ...
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12.04 doesn't recognize my wifi Broadcom BCM94318MPG

I have a Gateway MX6436 with a Broadcom BCM94318MPG WiFi. Everything else works fine but Ubuntu doesn't recognize my WiFi. It says it doesn't have the firmware. What to do? Please help.
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B43legacy drivers for broadcom wireless [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get Broadcom BCM 43XX Wireless card working I have attempted the legacy drivers as my laptop I installed ubuntu on, is a old HP 4306 model of Broadcom. However, ...
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get rid of broadcom bcm4313 and use only a usb wifi adaptor ralink

please someone help me, i want to disactivate totally broadcom and use my external usb adaptor tp-link, i uninstalled all broadcom drivers from additional drivers and synaptic and ubuntu store, aslo ...
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Can't connect to wireless without typing sudo modprobe b43 in terminal

I just upgraded to 12.04 on an old ACER Travelmate 5320 using Broadcom 4311. I wasn't able to connect to the internet through the wireless for a few days. It didn't even display wireless networks. I ...
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Wireless disabled even though the direct connectin (thru modem) is working fine

Need help with my newly installed Ubuntu 12.04 system (dual booting along with Win 7), even thoguh I can use internet using the modem and directly plugging it, the wireless network is disabled and it ...
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Wireless always disconnects with a Broadcom BCM4312

I upgraded my Ubuntu 10.10 for Ubuntu 12.04. I have a Emachines E625 With Ubuntu 12.04 my wireless always disconnects every 10 sec. It didn't do that with 10.10. Here is my config: Linux ...
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Wireless networks are not detected at start up in Ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I have recently (three four days ago) installed Ubuntu 12.04 via windows installer i.e. wubi.exe. After the installation completed wireless and Ethernet were both working well. But after restart ...
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Wireless Broadcom 4313 not working on Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom Wireless card (BCM43XX) It seems a lot of people are having this problem, but none of the posted solutions have worked for me so far. My driver ...
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Installing Broadcom Drivers on Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install software or packages without Internet (offline)? Installing wireless drivers without internet access I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 so that I could Dual ...
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HP Compaq 2510p wireless disabled by hardware switch

I have an HP Compaq 2510p laptop running ubuntu 12.04 LTS. ubuntu reports that wireless is disabled by means of a hardware switch. There is a 'soft-key' button on the laptop to control the physical ...
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I can't connect to any network

When I plug in the ethernet, 'connection 1' shows under connections, and when I click it, it tries to connect for a while then says 'connection 1: Disconnected'. My best guess is that I need to ...
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Broadcom BCM4331: “device not ready firmware missing” error

Just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and I can't connect to my wireless network. My network doesn't even appear. I have a message it says: device not ready firmware missing. This is what I get when I ...
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Keyboard Freezes with Wireless Use on HP Pavillion dm1 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? I recently bought an HP Pavillion DM1 laptop for everyday use. To get the wireless card working, I had to install the proprietary ...
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Broadcom BCM4331 not working on new Mac Mini 5,1 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Broadcom BCM4331: “device not ready firmware missing” error I can't seem to get my wireless card working on my Mac Mini 5,1. Lspci returns: 03:00.0 Network controller: ...
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wireless doesnt work on a broadcom bcm4312 for HP/Compaq laptop [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wireless doesn't work on a Broadcom BCM4312 I have BCM4312 in Compaq Presario V3033AU laptop and installed Ubuntu 12.04 (Kernel 3.5.0-10-generic) as dual boot along ...
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Broadcom 4331 card won't detect wireless connection [duplicate]

I am using a macbook pro 8. I am very new to ubuntu. I think I have the firmware needed, I think I have the correct kernel, and I have followed every tutorial on how to fix this that I could find. ...
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Broadcom 4365 wireless driver with 3.4 / 3.5 kernel [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) I used this package to install the driver on 3.2 Kernel and it was working perfectly. Unfortunately the system ...
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No Wired or Wireless Connection on a Dell Precision M4300

Let me start off by saying that I've been working on this for 6 hours, researching everywhere I can find online and not finding a solution. I just installed Ubuntu 12.4 LTS and replaced Windows XP on ...
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“ BCM4313 wireless card not detected unless I boot with an ethernet connection ” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get my Broadcom BCM4313 working correctly? *My Ubuntu 12.04 LTS does not detect any wireless network unless I reboot with the ethernet connected. With ethernet ...
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How do I get a BCM4311 wireless card working without an Internet connection?

I'm a first time user of Linux, I got the blue screen of death one to many times on an old laptop, a Dell D620, so I went for 12.04 and removed Windows, but now I can't get online at all. We all use ...
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Broadcom STA [4727] Wireless not detecting after driver installation

I have a Broadcom 802.11n [4727] wifi adapter.. I searched a LOT and found out we need to do some steps in order to get the wifi working. So for this i have no idea how much of installations and ...
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Wireless driver only works after plugging the cable in with a BCM4313

I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 this week. I've had a couple of problems with my wireless card. After following some posts here on askubuntu I got it to work on a peculiar way: When I start my laptop ...
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Unable to Install Wireless Drivers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless working? Hi Have just 'upgraded' to Ubuntu 12.04 from 11. Wireless connection worked fine prior to connection. In fact used ...
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Wireless driver for dell inspiron 5520 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wireless doesn't work on a Broadcom BCM4312 I have a new Dell Inspiron 15R 5520 laptop running Ubuntu 12.04. My wireless driver doesn't get detected in the ...
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Wifi not working on Acer Aspire One D270

brand new baby linux user here, never used Ubuntu or any other linux OS before, so be gentle and use short words! I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my new Acer Aspire One D270-F61C/KF netbook (it's a ...
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Strange network issue; works on windows, but not on ubuntu, works on campus wireless, but not at home

I have a broadcom device using dell laptop that can dual boot into windows 7 and ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have no trouble connecting to the internet using the Windows 7 side, but on Ubuntu firefox and ...
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My Dell Inspiron 8600 WiFi Won't Work

The wireless internet connection on my Dell Inspiron 8500 isn't working. I was told to get WiFi on it that I need to remove the BCMWX kernel module and Install a B43-something. Is this right? What ...