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 doesn't work with a BCM4311 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless working? I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 alongside Windows and I don't have wireless network access. In the additional drivers ...
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Unable to create/connect to wireless on a Dell n4050 with a BCM4313 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get my Broadcom BCM4313 working correctly? I am new to ubuntu.I have already updated after fresh installation of 11.10. It can detect wireless, but cannot ...
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Broadcom b43 power management [closed]

I can't enable power management functions on my Broadcom BCM4311 WLAN card (as sugested by PowerTOP) Here are some prints: root@grumpy:~# lspci -vnn | grep 14e4 0c:00.0 Network controller [0280]: ...
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Wireless option gone from Network Center [duplicate]

I've got a Broadcom BCM4036 wireless card, as follows: 01:09.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4306 802.11b/g Wireless LAN Controller (rev 02) Subsystem: Linksys Device 0013 Flags: bus ...
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Dell Inspiron N4010 with a BCM4313 wireless card not scanning/detecting access points

i have dell inspiron N4010 laptop with broadcomm 4313 wifi chip,and the driver for wifi is installed and i am able to switch on wifi,but it does not detect access points,even ad-hoc networks created ...
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Struggles to connect to network when using WPA with a BCM43225

When booting my laptop, it will try to connect to my wireless network, however a window keeps popping up asking me for my security password, which has already been saved. I have to keep deleting my ...
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Broadcom B4318 driver not appearing in Additional Drivers

I'm trying to install the broadcom B4318 drivers by following this guide https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx#Installing_b43_drivers. I successfully run Step 1, and see it ...
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Dell Vostro 3300 Wi-Fi LED not working

I have a Dell Vostro 3300 which I use as a dual-boot. All the LEDs work perfectly fine on Windows 7 but the Wi-Fi LED does not work on Ubuntu 11.10. There is a Bluetooth LED which works perfectly ...
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Wireless dropping out on a BCM4313

My connection keep dropping out: I have to click on my home wifi-network to disconnect and reconnect to the internet. I tried to set MTU to 1500 as this post[1] suggest but my wireless keep dropping! ...
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Problems with Broadcom 4313 on 64-bit Ubuntu 11.04

As the title says, I have issues with my wireless connection. Almost every time I boot my laptop (a Dell Inspiron N3010), the wireless doesn't work. I need to plug in my network cable and reboot the ...
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How do I get firmware for Broadcom 4306?

IT reads that I have Broadcom 4306 but firmware is missing.
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WiFi is not enabled in Network Manager with a BCM4313

Help please. Put it on the computer ubuntu 11.10 64bit. Used the response in the topic WiFi does not work, Broadcom STA Wireless driver does not work on a BCM4313 but this does not help. Computer ...
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Wireless connection doesn't work on a BCM4311 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless not working I upgrade to 11.10 and I can no longer connect. I'm very much a newbie when it comes to linux, so any explanation would be much ...
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“Fails to install drivers” error with a BCM 4312 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get Broadcom BCM 43XX Wireless card working I am using a Dell Inspiron 1464. My wlan card is a Dell wireless 1397 whose chipset is made by Broadcom. The chip is ...
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Installation of Broadcom driver has failed on a Dell Inspiron 1545

I just installed 11.10 on my inspiron 1545 laptop. When I was running it off my flash drive the driver "Broadcom STA Wireless Driver" installed fine and I could use my wifi. After I installed it onto ...
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how do I get a Broadcom bcm 4311 working? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless not working I have an HP nx6310 equipped with wifi card broadcom bcm 4311. It was perfectly working on ubuntu 11.04 with STA driver, then i ...
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Broadcom BCM4313 wireless doesn't work [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Broadcom BCM4313 working, but terribly slow I am not able to run wifi on Ubuntu 11.10
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Lenovo b570 Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 wireless doesn't work

prumar@bluelaptop:~$ rfkill list 0: hci0: Bluetooth Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 1: ideapad_wlan: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: yes Hard blocked: no 2: ideapad_bluetooth: Bluetooth ...
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After upgrading to 11.10 my Lenovo U165 wireless BCM4313 stopped working

My question is similar to this, but now it is about 11.10. My wireless card: ~$ lspci -vvnn |grep 14e4 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN ...
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“Wireless authentication required” on a Samsung N150

I have a Samsung N150 plus netbook with a Broadcom BCM4313 wireless adapter. Today I installed Ubuntu 11.10 desktop 32 bit. When I try to connect to the wireless internet router I repeatedly receive ...
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Wireless Woes. Can't seem to get b43-fwcutter and firmware-b43-installer to stay put upon reboot

I'm running 11.10 on a Dell Inspiron N4010 (14R) and can't get my wireless settings to stick after a reboot. As the title states, the first thing I do when using a fresh install is to get synaptic ...
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Dell Vostro hangs/freezes randomly after AC power or wifi swtiched off

I am running Natty Narwhal on a Dell Vostro (I don't know the model number). The machine will hang (freeze) hard a random time (0-5 minutes) after I either remove the AC power cable or disable wifi ...
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How do I install this patched b43 driver?

Recently I purchased a Macbook Pro that has a BCM4331 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi card that does not work with the default kernel. sudo dmidecode -s system-product-name MacBookPro8,2 lspci |grep 4331 ...
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How to set master mode on BCM4312 to share internet from 3G USB modem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install BCM4312 wireless drivers? WifiDocs said: Broadcom cards support master mode using the reverse-engineered kernel driver. You need to enable (or ...
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What driver should I use for BCM4313?

When I installed Ubuntu 11.04 it suggested I should use the proprietary STA driver, so I did. This caused a lot of problems and I spent hours troubleshooting. I then tried removing the driver by ...
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How can I troubleshoot my installation of the latest Broadcom driver? [closed]

I would like to install the latest version of the Broadcom wireless driver (hybrid-portsrc_x86_64-v5_100_82_38). I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 (Linux kernel: 2.6.32-33-generic). According to the lspci ...
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Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers

I'm having serious problems installing the Broadcom drivers for Ubuntu. It worked perfectly on my previous version, but now, it is impossible. What are the steps to install Broadcom wireless drivers ...
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Wireless works under Gnome but not under KDE on the same Laptop

After browsing random old answered questions on this site I found the method to install KDE Plasma Desktop 'on-top-of" the standard Ubuntu Gnome Desktop. (I don't think I've worded that right :-)) My ...
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Does the Linksys Secure Easy Setup (SES) button work with Ubuntu?

Does the Linksys Secure Easy Setup (SES) button work with Ubuntu? I'm housesitting for someone tonight, and when I asked what their wireless password was, they told me about the SES button they press ...
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broadcom 43225 wireless on acer laptop is disabled

I have a acer aspire 5820T with a broadcom 43225 wireless card. I previously used ubuntu 10.10 and the wireless worked straight away, but when I updated to 11.04 the wireless stopped working. I have ...
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Do the brcm80211 drivers need patching to work correctly in airmon etc?

I am trying to use the broadcom brcm80211 drivers along with a BCM4313 chip and aircrack-ng suite of programs but airodump only ever lists clients for WEP protected access points. I have setup a WPA2 ...
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“Device not ready” error with Broadcom wireless card

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E520 (1143CTO) and I'm having problems getting my wireless NIC to work, as far as I can tell the drivers and firmware are all installed and the device is working. I have ...
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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: ...