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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Dell 3721 Wifi problem Ubuntu 13.04

I have a Dell 3721 which comes original with windows 8. I managed it to install ubuntu 12.10 on this laptop, even there was no out of the box drivers. With 12.10 I was forces to install this .deb ...
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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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Dell inspiron 1545 wired and wireless do not work

When I realized my wireless wasn't working with ubuntu, I plugged my laptop in to try and figure out the problem online - only to find it doesn't work that way, either. The problem isn't my internet/ ...
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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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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 Broadcom ...
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Unable to connect to mixed b/g/n wifi network on Ubuntu

I cannot connect to mixed b/g/n wifi Network. I am using wl drivers. Connection to other wifi networks is working well, but to this network I cannot connect from Ubuntu (from my android phone ...
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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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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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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 http:/...
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Broadcom BCM43142 WiFi drivers with AP mode to create hotspot for android devices

I want to create WiFi hotspot for android device using Broadcom BCM43142 chipset. OS : 14.0.4but I am stuck at a STEP which says your Wireless card should support AP mode!The current driver: wl0 ...
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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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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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How do I get a Broadcom BCM43225 wireless card working?

I updated my 12.04 today and it broke my wireless connection on Acer Aspire 5942G. isa@ubuntu: iwconfig lo no wireless extensions. eth0 no wireless extensions. isa@ubuntu: lspci|grep ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 12....
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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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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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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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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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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 through ...
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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 trying ...
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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 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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Ubuntu 12.04, can't find my home wifi network

I've tried several solutions I found on the web, but didn't manage to solve a problem. Since today my laptop won't find my WiFi network, but neighbours' networks are suggested. Another laptop with ...
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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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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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Cannot locate wireless networks on Acer Aspire M5 laptop

I just purchased an Acer Aspire M5-583P laptop and installed Ubuntu 14.04 on it (this is not the machine I am typing on now). Upon restart I am unable to connect to the internet and am not able to ...
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My BCM 4311 Wireless is not working. How can I fix this?

Hi I've spent hours trying all the suggestions listed on Forums on this problem all over the Internet and I still can't get my wireless working. It's very discouraging because it might force me to go ...
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Firmware missing for Broadcom 802.11b/g Adapter? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you get the Broadcom BCM4306 wireless card working? I have a HP Pavilion zx5280us laptop (it says HP Pavilion zx5000 on the physical laptop but it's really an HP ...
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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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After upgrading to Ubuntu 12.04, my Broadcom STA Wireless driver is not working [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom Wireless card (BCM43XX) I upgraded my HP DV5-1000US Laptop to Ubuntu 12.04. But I cannot get it connected to the Wireless. I went through the ...
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Problem with Broadcom BCM43142 wireless driver on 14.04

I have been facing some issues with the wireless drivers on my lenovo Z5070 laptop. Here is the history of the problem After installing 14.04 Wifi was not working. So I followed the below article ...
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How to install network drivers in Dell Inspiron 5420?

I am using Dell Inspiron 5420 (14R 3rd gen). Wireless and wired works fine in Windows 7, but I do not get any in Ubuntu 12.04. lspci gives the following data: 02:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom ...
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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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Is it possible to use Broadcom BCM43142 wifi in Ubuntu 16.04?

I've spent hours looking on the net, tried various things. One site said that this particular card is not supported by the b43 driver so I have to use wl. And make sure that b43 is blacklisted which I ...
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Replace Broadcom “wl” driver with “b43”

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS, and in my laptop there is a Broadcom BCM4312 WLAN card. lspci output: 04:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g (rev 01) Subsystem: ...
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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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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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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 ...