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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Can't view Wifi networks after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04

I can't view any wifi networks after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04 from 14.04. This issue also occurred when trying to upgrade to Ubuntu 15.10. This is what my network window looks like: I have ...
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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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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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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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Broadcom 4313 Signal strength very low on an HP Pavilion dv4

I have a HP pavilion dv4 4141US laptop running fresh ubuntu 11.10. This laptop has a broadcom 4313gn chipset for the network card. The network card is using the brcmsmac driver. Which, I heard else ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 does not recognize wireless adapter (14e4:4365)

I replaced Windows 8 on my laptop with Ubuntu and neglected to check if my wifi adapter (14e4:4365) would work. I've tried a few solutions to make it work, but I can't seem to make it happen. I don't ...
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Dell 1390 wireless (BCM4311) Ubuntu 12.04 no wireless icon in unity

I have a Dell Inspiron 1520, which has the Dell Wireless 1390 card (based on the BCM4311 chipset). During installation, Ubuntu 12.04 detected the device and installed the Broadcom STA driver. ...
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Broadcom 43142 is not working | HELP!

I have been install Ubuntu 14.04 on laptop Lenovo V580c. All components are working OK, but WiFi isn't working. I searched answers in Google, Askubuntu, but nothing works Please, help 03:00.0 ...
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unable to establish Wi-Fi connection on some wireless networks

I'm unable to connect to only some networks (password/SSID triple check) with my default wireless adapter Broadcom BCM4313 802.11b/g/n (using Proprietary driver Broadcom STA) while running Ubuntu ...
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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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No firmware found for Broadcom wireless card (BCM4318) on Dell Latitude D610

Trying to get my 03:03.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4318 [AirForce One 54g] 802.11g Wireless LAN Controller (rev 02) working. I just reformated and installed 12.04 on this old ...
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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 ...
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Why has wireless disappeared after my 12.10 upgrade?

I just upgraded to 12.10 on my Lenovo B570 laptop. NetworkManager isn't displaying a submenu for wireless connections at all, even though I downloaded the update through the wireless connection. This ...
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How to downgrade Broadcom wireless drivers bcmwl-kernel-source?

After a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit, my wifi is now misbehaving. It seems to lose Internet connectivity from time to time, so this results in, for example, the web browser stops loading sites ...
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Wireless doesn't work on a Broadcom BCM4311 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless not working I have an HP Pavilion dv6000 laptop. The wifi worked perfectly when I had 10.10 installed, the system says that the driver is ...
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No wifi with N1525 or external netgear A6210

Wifi is not working on Xubuntu 15.10. I have tried two different cards (build in (Qualcomm Atheros QCA6174 802.11ac) and external usb card (Netgear A6210). The official troubleshooting guide does not ...
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System installation is stalled on Compaq Presario R3000

I'm attempting to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 (the only version I have handy) onto my old Compaq Presario R3000 (this Ubuntu was recommended for this computer). The installation has stalled at about 60% ...
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How can I reinstall Broadcom STA drivers?

I'm having problems enabling the Broadcom STA proprietary wireless driver. I was using it previously, since I installed Ubuntu 10.10. I found out recently that this was causing problems with wired ...
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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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Lubuntu Wireless Driver for BCM4309 [14e4:4324] (rev 02) [duplicate]

I have installed Lubuntu on an old Dell D600 laptop. Everything is working great except for the wireless Ethernet card. "lspci -vnn -d 14e4:" reveals the following: ~~~~~ Broadcom Corporation ...
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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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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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How can I install Broadcom Wireless Adapter BCM4352 802.11ac PCID [14e4:43b1] (rev 03) on fresh install of Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn)?

I have a brand new Dell XPS 15. I dual boot it with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.10 The Wireless Network Adapter is Broadcom BCM4352 802.11ac with PCID [14e4:43b1] (rev 03). The 4352 is not included ...
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Broadcom BCM4313 on 13.04 [closed]

I am a new Ubuntu user and I don't have much knowledge about Linux. I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 x64 in my Samsung SF310 laptop. Everything works fine except for wireless adapter. I have been ...
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Cannot connect to wifi after upgrade to 13.10 (BCM4313)

[Edit: the solution provided by chili555 solved my problem. However, note that I further had to remove the drivers "brcmsmac" and "bcma" from blacklisting in order for them to load at each boot ...
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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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Linux (Ubuntu 12.04) driver for Broadcom Corp BCM 4352 Wireless Network Adapter

I've recently purchased a Dell Alienware 17 laptop and I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (kernel = 3.11.0-15) on it. The problem is that the wireless card (Broadcom Corporation BCM4352 802.11ac ...
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Broadcom BCM4312 Not Working [duplicate]

I have a HP MINI 210-1010NR and just installed Ubuntu 11.04 and I can't get my wireless to work. I have checked through multiple Q&A's throughout this FAQ and tried them all. When I go over the ...
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I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and the Broadcom BCM43241 card in my vaio duo 13 doesn't even show up

I have tried all the known solutions and it still won't work. I have tried the brcm modprobe after updating the firmware library as well as doing the blacklist thing for bcm43xx. Is there a fix for ...
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“No Network Devices Available” for BCM43241(SDIO) after fresh install of 13.10

I have a laptop vaio duo 13 which has a broadcom 43241 wireless card. My problem is similar to this one Broadcom Wi-Fi Adapter not recognized . I tried to install the driver brcmfmac(SDIO) here ...
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WiFi stops working after waking from suspend with a Broadcom 43225

wired connection works but I am forced to reboot if I want wifi to start working again. I have an acer one 721-3801 on 10.10. help? I have the broadcom 43225 driver if that helps... (I am very new ...
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WIreless connects but Internet stops working on Ubuntu 12.04 64 Bit and Broadcom 4313

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 64 Bit on a HP Pavilion dm4. It has a Broadcom 4313 Wireless Adapter and a Realtek RTL8168D/8111D Ethernet Adapter. I haven't been able to get consistent internet access from ...
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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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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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BCM4313 eats up all the wifi

I have a problem similar to this : While using internet on ubuntu, all other computers get bad internet connection So the problem is, whenever I log onto Ubuntu Internet, all other computers Internet ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 on Mac Mini 6,2 ethernet port Broadcom NetXtreme BCM57766 not detected

The said network adapter is not recognized in 13.04. In 12.04 and 12.10 I had used the driver proposed from broadcom download site, configured as dkms package it was always updated. On the 3.8.x ...
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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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Problems working with Broadcom 4352 Wireless card

Not sure if this is a duplicate of Broadcom STA driver doesn't work well with BCM4313 or not. It's the same series I think but I've seen no explicit reference to 4352 or 43xx (implying it's ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 15.10 No Wifi

I am brand new to Ubuntu and the forums, and I know very little. So please keep all help simple. I can handle code, but no skipped steps please. Also, if one step needs prior knowledge, I won't know ...
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How to connect to this wifi

I'm currently using Ubuntu 12.04.3... I have a BroadCom 4313 Wireless card... I have installed the proprietary driver from additional drivers application. I'm able to connect to wifi in my home. But, ...
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How to get brcmsac wireless drivers working? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get my Broadcom BCM4313 working correctly? i just installed ubuntu 12.04 on my HP Pavilion dv6 series laptop, and i am trying to get the included broadcom 4313 ...
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Wireless does not work on HP DV6000 with a BCM4311 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless working? Wireless doesn't work on a Broadcom BCM4312 wireless does not work on HP DV6000 with Ubuntu 12.04 i have been ...
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Broadcom 4312 wireless issues [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) I know theres a plethora of other questions and some are "Solved" out there for this same issue but I've run ...
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Can't connect to wireless on a Dell Latitude 620

I have just installed Ubuntu 11.10 on a Dell 620 Latitude. I am new to Linux and am not very techie. I cannot see how to connect to a wireless network. For the avoidance of doubt I cannot 'see' any ...
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Issues with Broadcom wireless 4313 - brcmsmac driver is very slow

I have an ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Lenove Thinkpad Edge having Broadcom 4313 wireless. There are a lot of posts on getting 4313 wireless to work. For me, the only driver that works is brcmsmac. After ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Broadcom wireless not working after b43 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wireless doesn't work on a Broadcom BCM4312 I have a Dell laptop. I was running Ubuntu 11.10 32 bit. During that time wireless was working fine. Yesterday I updated ...
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Why does “Additional Drivers” Fail?

When trying to Activate, Broadcom B43legacy wireless driver I get the following error, SystemError: installArchives() failed. Please help.
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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 ...