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 see network on Ubuntu 13.10

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop(Lenovo G580) and can´t find one of two wifis in my house. The other one works perfectly - when I´m in range, but it doesn´t reach all the way to the room I need. ...
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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 BCM4321 cannot find networks

I've spend a couple of hours now trying to get my wifi card working. I moved the PCI-card from a working machine to a new one. Both running Ubuntu 12.04. The card worked fine in the first machine but ...
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DNS fails intermittently in 13.10 after update

After update of the following packages: https://gist.github.com/xgdgsc/d52ab6a05adafb152221 I get intermittent DNS failure for less than 1 min every a few minutes. At the same time, other devices ...
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Dell Latitude D630 wireless issues running Ubuntu 13.10

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Dell Latitude D630. I'm new to Linux and don't know too much about it. I've researched a few solutions to this problem, but none have worked, or I couldn't complete ...
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Wireless networks never show up, after trying almost everything

I got a new laptop and I installed Ubuntu 13.04, and then I noticed wifi isn't working. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 and now I'm still at 12.10 with no wifi. I have this wireless USB card (I'm connected ...
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How to install broadcom wireless driver?

I have a fresh installation of 12.04 LTS and i am unable to install the broadcom STA wireless driver. My laptop model is HP Elite book 2570P Here's the /var/log/jockey.log: ...
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Wireless not working on Dell Latiude 3330 ubuntu preinstalled

I just bought a Dell Latitude 3330 with Ubuntu 12.04 pre-installed. Wireless worked without a problem for a few days and then stopped. The wireless broadcom is BCM4352. Tried everything but still not ...
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Possible to get BCM propietary driver working with bcm4313?

Please forgive me if there's any answer out there and I just haven't found it. I've been reading up on this topic quite a bit (about a week,) google, ubuntu bugs, askubuntu, you name it... have ...
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Unable to connect to wifi on my dell inspiron 5520

I am unable to connect to wifi through my dell inspiron 5520.It has a broadcom wifi. 08:00.0 Network controller [0280]:Brodcom corporation Device[14e4:4365](rev 01). Kindly help me in how and where ...
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Wireless internet problems with Macbook Pro 11,1

I have xubuntu 13.10 installed on a late 2013 macbook pro. It has a broadcom wireless card: lspci -vvnn | grep 14e4 02:00.0 Multimedia controller [0480]: Broadcom Corporation Device [14e4:1570] ...
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Acer Aspire-R7 WiFi

Will Ubuntu ever support the Acer Aspire-R7? It uses a custom Broadcom chipset. I even tried using an external USB 'EnGenius Wireless N', but the driver crashes. I give up at this point. I don't have ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 : wifi card BCM43142 not working

I'm having troubles with my Broadcom wireless adapter bcm43142. I tried this solution: Help I haved no wireless sinced installing updates on 12.10 (the 2nd one, because the WiFi card does not appear ...
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Broadcom wireless driver doesn't see all the AP

I have 2 notebook that see all the wireless access point except one. The computers are: HP Pavilion DV6 - wifi Broadcom BCM4312 - Kubuntu 13.10 64bit Asus EEEPC 1018P - wifi broadcom BMC4313 - ...
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Wireless does not work on Levovo G530 (Broadcom 4312) ubuntu 13.10

I am having problems getting my wifi to work on a Lenovo G530. The output of lspci -vvnn | grep 14e4 is the following: 04:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g ...
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Ubuntu 13.10: No ethernet + WiFi on hp mini 1033CL netbook (Marvell + BCM4312)

I took out my hp mini 1033 CL netbook from its retirement today and installed Ubuntu 13.10 on it to use it during a trip abroad soon. All seems to be working fine except connecting it to the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 dell inspiron 1440 wireless network does not work with wireless networkdisconnected messages

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my laptop dell inspiron 1440. Wired connection works fine. But wireless connection does not work. I installed the driver. I can see my home wireless net work and ...
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Cant get Wifi working on my Mid/Late 2010 Macbook

I installed a fresh Ubutnu 13.10 on my mid/late 2010 Macbook (bought in November 2010) When I search the web, it says that you should just install Additional Drivers. Well, I did that, and ubuntu ...
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wifi not working in ubuntu 13.04 on lenovo g430 [duplicate]

I have lenovo g430 system in which my wireless card is bcm4312 . i just installed ubuntu 13.04 on my lenovo system along with windows 7 . All things are working properly except my wireless not ...
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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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How can I connect to wi-fi with this old laptop? [duplicate]

I recently got an old Dell Latitude-D610 laptop that was running Windows XP, I think, so I completely deleted XP and put Ubuntu on. Before I put Ubuntu on, the wi-fi was working just fine, but now it ...
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Missing firmware error on Lubuntu 12.04 LiveCD: b43-phy0 ERROR: Firmware file “b43/ucode5.fw” not found

I'm trying to install Lubuntu 12.04 LTS on my iBook G4 as the OS X 10.4.11 really isn't all that great. I originally tried to use the minimal CD, but that failed as you can see by my question here: ...
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Broadcom 4331 card stop works with “Radio hardware status changed to DISABLED”

At startup, wireless card works perfectly, but after some time, it stops work and starts work again only after reboot: dmesg: [ 225.648978] b43-phy0: Radio hardware status changed to DISABLED [ ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 can't see my WiFi

I'm trying out Ubuntu 13.10 from a Live DVD. It does not detect my WiFi or any other WiFi that my Windows 8 always shows. I typed lspci -v in Terminal and here's what it says: Network Controller: ...
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MacBookPro5,5 Broadcom STA Wireless Driver fails to install (ubuntu 12.04)

It says "Sorry, installation of this driver failed" Here's the log: 2014-01-09 12:50:31,831 DEBUG: BroadcomWLHandler enabled(): kmod disabled, bcm43xx: blacklisted, b43: blacklisted, b43legacy: ...
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Terminal stalls after sudo dpkg --configure -a and others

I'm trying to install the broadcom driver and have followed the instructions on the other threads. Everything seems to go well until the end, after it prompts "DKMS: install completed" the terminal ...
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how to enable drivers for BCM43142

My laptop is Dell Inspiron 17R 5720. My OS is Ubuntu 13.10. I was using WiFi before but one day it stopped working. Outputs of some commands: enedil@enedil-Dell:~$ lspci -k | grep -A2 Broadcom ...
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When attempting to install wireless driver I get error messages

I am dealing with the STA Broadcom driver I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a Dell Latitude E 5500. It authenticates fine and in the log tells me it went successfully but when trying to install the ...
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wireless duo issue

I've borrowed a Qualcomm Atheros AR5212/AR5213 external wireless card to use on long distances with external antenna, since my native Broadcom Corporation BCM4311 802.11a/b/g [14e4:4312] (b43 driver) ...
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wireless does not appear after instal of ubuntu on laptop ?

I need help the wireless does not work on my dell studio 1535 laptop. I have a Broadcom corporation BCM4322. Thanks
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Help needed in setting up wifi on ubuntu 12.10 with GNOME 3 on a Lenovo B590 laptop with BCM43142 Wireless LAN Controller [duplicate]

I use ubuntu 12.10 with GNOME 3 on a Lenovo B590 laptop with BCM43142 Wireless LAN Controller. Iam unable to configure to use wifi on my laptop. I tried this - sudo apt-get install --reinstall ...
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Updating Broadcom Wifi driver 12.04

As many others I ran into a problem with my Broadcom wifi driver on 12.04. Following the instructions at the Broadcom website Compile Broadcom wifi driver, I successfully made it work...well, almost. ...
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which update to avoid in order to work properly my broadcom wifi (Ubuntu 12.04?

i just bought a inspiron 3537 laptop , and i have the problem with a wireless card (broadcom) so i reinstalled ubuntu 12.04 , and it asks me which updates to do? which one do I exclude??
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Ubuntu 13.10: Broadcom 43142 not finding bluetooth devices

I have a Lenovo B590 laptop. The laptop is Ubuntu-certified for Ubuntu 12.04 64bit, so I wasn't expecting any problems. First I tried to get the Broadcom 43142 wifi/bluetooth module working on Ubuntu ...
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The old wireless problem [duplicate]

I am suffering from the same old wireless problem. I tried everything I could find on the net as well as Ubuntu forums, but nothing works. How can I fix this?? my device information from lshw -C ...
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No proprietary drivers are in use on this system

First off I want to say that I'm a completely noob at Ubuntu. I finally got it to work and 10 minutes later my wireless connection gave away and I got this message saying : No Proprietary drivers ...
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lspci shows wireless network device but network manager doesn't

The laptop is a Sony Vaio, model number vgn-cr290. I dropped it last night. The hard drive was bad, but I was able to fix that. After about 4 or 5 hours of trying to get wifi to work, I gave up. I ...
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Broadcom BCM 43142

I have a Lenovo G710 and I am unable to install my wireless card. Here are the details: uname -a: Linux ubuntu 3.8.0-34-generic #49~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Wed Nov 13 18:05:00 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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Broadcom b43 driver again: Why modprobe b43 manually?

I can see that this has been asked here several times before, but no one seems to have an answer or to be willing to give it, so I ask again. After reading through a dozens of tutorials, I finally ...
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I can't - install Broadcom STA wireless driver, connect to wifi, connect to Ethernet wired connection

I bought a Dell Vostro 2520 two days back and when I clicked wifi icon to connect to my wifi network, I couldn't see mine or any other wifi networks. So I then realized that I need to install a driver ...
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Wifi keeps connecting and disconnecting instantly

I have a dell vostro 1510 laptop. There is this wifi network which I have no problem connecting to with Windows OS on the same laptop. But when I try connecting to it using Ubuntu, wifi connects and ...
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Cannot get wireless network after suspend

I've been working on an issue of calculation for months, but I can't get my wireless card to work. It always shows to me : Device not ready. My laptop is Acer 4750g with Qualcomm Atheros AR9287 ...
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Wired and Wireless both are unclaimed on Alienware 18x

I just got my new Alienware 18x and I have installed Ubunt 12.04 (12.04.3) on my system. But unfortunately my wired and wireless both are not working. I am posting here output of all the important ...
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Wireless Very slow with 13.10 and BCM4313

I have a laptop with the BCM4313, and it was working perfectly in Ubuntu 13.04, but I recently upgraded to 13.10 and now my wireless performance is horrible. Initially it didn't work at all, but I ...
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UBuntu 12.04 Broadcom 4313 Wireless Problem

I am using Ubuntu 32bit and 64 bit. In Ubuntu 32 bit I was successful in working wirelessly, but slow. In Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit, I tried all: Activating Broadcom STA wirelss drivers no luck, deactiving ...
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Wireless not Working BCM43142 Ubuntu 12.10 on Sony Vaio Fit 15E SVF15414CXB

I recently bought Sony Vaio Fit 15E SVF15414CXB. It has a AMD 64-bit processor and is pre-installed with Windows 8. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 and made it dual boot. But to my surprise no wireless ...
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Install B43 drivers without internet connection [closed]

I've spent all day trying to solve this with no results. I am using elementaryOS Luna, but since it runs on Ubuntu... The problem I have is that my Dell Vostro 1500 has defective Ethernet. It can't ...
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Can't change brcm_monitor0 in /proc

I am trying to change the value in the file /proc/brcm_monitor0 from 0 to 1. This file is used to set Broadcom wifi modules into monitor mode. The default method to do this is: sudo -s echo 1 > ...
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BROADCOM 43142 not working on 3.8.0-32

i was running my Dell vostro 3560 on ubuntu 12.04 LTS on kernel 3.8.0-29. when i installed ubuntu, my wireless( broadcom 43142 ) was not working. so after searching on ask!ubuntu, i somehow managed to ...
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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 ...