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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wifi not working… driver issues

I'm trying to run Lubuntu 14.04 from a USB boot disk but not getting any wireless network access. I've looked through this forum and it seems to be a fairly common issue but haven't been able to find ...
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Wireless adapter Broadcom [14e4:43a3] does not work in Ubuntu

I followed the instructions in the answer of Dell XPS 13 (9350) Compatibility to solve the problem of not-working wifi (broadcom BCM4350) on my Dell XPS 13 (9350) with fresh installed Ubuntu 15.10. ...
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Wireless Broadcom adapter is not working in Ubuntu 14.04 with kernel 4.2

I updated kernel to 4.2 in Ubuntu 14.04 by running sudo apt-get install linux-generic-lts-wily My wifi is not working but my ethernet is working. Please help me out. Output of lspci -knn | grep ...
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BCM43142 wireless card drops connection after some time

I know this question has been discussed in this forum but there is no concrete answer it seems. I have BCM43142 wireless card in my HP desktop(Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS). Wifi works fine but after some ...
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Bluetooth (BCM20702A1) doesn't find devices

I bought this card (BCM94352HMB) on ebay to replace another one. Installed with the bcmwl-kernel-source driver, and wifi seems to work. However, the bluetooth module is detected, but when scanning ...
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Dell XPS 13 9350 Linux

A few days ago I received my new laptop: Dell XPS 13 9350 (late 2015 model, also known as 2016 model). With quite some effort I was able to dual boot windows and linux, namely by setting AHCI through ...
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id 0x4360, rev 0x03 and package 0x01 Analog 12, Type 11 (AC), Revision 1

Attempted all options and ended up with going down the path to firmware-b43-installer. I have a TP-Link Archer T9E AC1900 PCI-E wireless adapter My machine is running: Linux HerculesLinux ...
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Broadcom Bluetooth module does not work in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Dell XPS 13 9343 i7 [duplicate]

I am having trouble making Bluetooth working on my Dell XPS 13 9343, Kernel 3.19.0-50-generic. The output of lspci is 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Host Bridge -OPI (rev 09) ...
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missing wireless

I got Ubuntu by USB in my Asus laptop two days ago. I didn't find any wireless.I don' t know why. I thought to get Ubuntu was better than windows because I got too many problems. Now everything is ...
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Unable to install broadcom 802.11 linux sta driver

I have just installed 14.04 in my system along with Windows 8. i didn't access my wifi. i use internet through Ethernet. in additional driver I see broadcom 802.11 linux sta driver when i click to ...
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Broadcom B43142 WiFi not working in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

How can I get Wifi working in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? I have a Broadcom BCM43142 WLAN card. The additional drivers tab does detect the network driver but the wifi still does not work and doesnot show up ...
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Dell Inspiron 14 3000 series bluetooth doesn't work

Please help me! I'm new and is difficult to me to know about it. I was trying somethings from my searched but it still don't work. It's on but can't search any devices and can't searched from any ...
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Broadcom 4352 [14E4:43B1] WiFi AC/Bluetooth with kernel 4.1?

I have a Broadcom 4352 [14E4:43B1] WiFi AC/Bluetooth 4.0 combo card. The wifi is working quite well most of the time (I installed bcmwl-kernel-source_6.30.223.248+bdcom-0ubuntu6_amd64), but the ...
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Broadcom 43142 wireless not working with ubuntu Gnome 15.10

i tried installing bcmwl-kernel-source from the installation media and through terminal. my system detects the the device perfectly but when i try to activate it (turn on wifi) through network ...
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Ubuntu Server 15.10 installer does not detect network inteface (BCM57780)

Installation interrupted with the message: No network interfaces were found. The command 'modinfo tg3' shows (snipped): filename: ...
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I've downloaded a driver, how do I install it?

Grr this has been frustrating!! I have a Latitude D630 with Dell 1395 WiFi card and installed Ubuntu dual boot. I downloaded the appropriate Linux driver from Broadcom. How do I install it?! Ubuntu is ...
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How do I get network connection and WiFi working on Dell Inspiron 1520 and Ubuntu 12.04?

When I booted from the USB key, it popped up a notification for additional drivers, and then it installed an ethernet driver so at least the ethernet cable worked. After I installed and booted from ...
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Connected to wifi . but no internet in Ubuntu 12.04

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04. Problem is it connects to WiFi and I can access to internet for sometime then no internet.I have to disconnect and reconnect WiFi then I can access internet for some ...
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WiFi disconnects for few seconds and resumes

In Kubuntu, strangely enough, Wifi completely goes off for about 5 to 30 seconds and then reconnects again. What can be cause of this problem? My Laptop info: Kubunu 15.10 KDE plasma 5.4.2 Kernel ...
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Installing “fimware-b43-installer” offline

Can you explain how can I install fimware-b43-installer driver if I can't connect to internet by wire?
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bluetooth devices not showing in ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and windows 8.1 dual boot. And in my ubuntu OS I got Bluetooth installed in it. I wanted to connect my bluetooth device, like my phone, my bluetooth headphones etc. But it does not ...
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Extremely slow/laggy connection BCM43142 on lid closed Ubuntu 15.10

I did a fresh installation of Ubuntu 15.10. The problem is mainly in the title. During the lid open, the wireless connection works well enough (still kinda laggy) but as soon as I close the lid, my ...
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WiFi won't work, no matter what

Ok so I've been trying to troubleshoot this for a couple of months now but I just reached the end of my capabilities. The basic problem is that my wifi does not connect to my home network (at least ...
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Can't access internet through wi-fi after some time connected [duplicate]

My problem is similar to this one but my wireless connection doesn't straight out disconnect. It appears to be ok looking at the wi-fi symbol at the upper right corner but after some time I can't ...
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Kernel panic on Ubuntu 15.04, possibly due to Gnome

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 with Gnome Desktop 3.14.4. I get a kernel panic whenever I switch Wifi networks e.g. if I try to load a webpage over a slow network, and I switch to another network without ...
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Bluetooth not working

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my HP Notebook.When I try to find a Bluetooth device from my pc, it doesn't show any device nor I can find my pc from any Bluetooth device even when bluetooth is turned ...
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Unstable Broadcom BCM43142 [14e4:4365] (rev 01) on Ubuntu 14.04

I know that there are tons of topics out there regarding the same issue. None of the solutions work for me. I've been trying to fix this problem for a while now. Let me start by making clear that the ...
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Me too, no WiFi after installing Lubuntu 15.10 (Wily) [duplicate]

After 24 years on PCs, I stepped into the Linux world and installed Lubuntu 15.10 on an old laptop. Installation appears to have gone OK, not that I have any understanding of this new platform. During ...
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Wifi with Broadcom BCM4313[14e4:4727] (rev01) not working after update

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on a HP Pavilion g6 and my wifi worked perfectly with the default drivers. However,after an update,the wifi was not working at all. I realized there was a driver problem and at ...
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Network manager gone after update [duplicate]

I did a software update on my HP 250 G3, after that the icon of the network manager is gone, connection is gone, if I plug an Ethernet cable in, nothing happens. If I go to settings > network, a pop ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on ancient MacBook. Wireless issues

So I decided to resurrect my old MacBook with the addition of ubuntu 14.04. The install went smoothly and I was happy to see that I had Wi-Fi drivers. However I cannot surf nor even ping my router. ...
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Wifi doesn't work on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I have exactly the same problem of this question, however solution accepted as answer doesn't work. I also did all the commands in comment of that question but still no success. The strange fact is ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 : WiFi very slow-tried many solutions-still no change!

UBUNTU 15.10: WiFi is very slow Even though I could not find out an exact solution for this version of Ubuntu, I tried the solutions given to other versions. But I could not fix it. The internet is ...
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WiFi failure in Ubuntu 14.04

My WiFi connection's been working fine for months and suddenly conked out. It's not the WiFi itself, as my phone and other machines can use it fine. It's my computer that can't connect to it (nor to ...
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Nothing displays for wifi connections

I just installed ubuntu to my external HDD. This is the first time ive ever used ubuntu. Up until now ive only used windows. My problem is that i can not get my wifi to work on ubuntu. It works on ...
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IPv6 on Asus PCE-AC56 adapter

I have a Ubuntu 15.10 box with an Asus PCE-AC56 wireless adapter, which uses the Broadcom 4352 chipset. I have this adapter working, however, I don't get a IPv6 address. I have Comcast at home and all ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 and BCM43142

I have a problem with my new HP 250 G4 notebook or better with the included wireless card and Ubuntu 15.10: When I'm near the wlan router it takes about 5s to connect to my network. At places with ...
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Very bad wifi connection, XPS 13 9350 Ubuntu 15.10

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 on the new XPS 13 9350 Laptop by Dell, it comes with a broadcom chip that isn't supported out of the box. I'm getting 1.5 Megabit download speed, if I tether to my phone ...
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Wireless Firmware Missing on G4 Powerbook 12"

I have a 12" G4 Powerbook (867 MHz, 1.1 GB RAM) that I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on. I can't get the wifi to work, however. I've followed the instructions in the wiki ...
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Broadcom 43142 wireless drops frequently

My wireless card: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01) My system info: Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS \n \l I used sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source to install wireless ...
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ubuntu wireless on hp stream 11 [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on hp stream 11. Wireless device is not being detected. Windows detects it as Broadcom BCM43142 802.11 bgn. Is it possible to get the drivers for Ubuntu and install ...
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Wifi very slow in Ubuntu 14.04, please help. It's a Broadcom

I have my wifi working and it's good on my other laptop, cellphone and xbox one but on my Ubuntu laptop it's horrible. lspi Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY [14e4:4315] (rev 01) ...
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Dell XPS13 9350 broadcom wireless still does not work after upgrading to kernel 4.4

I bought a Dell XPS13 9350 a few weeks ago. The wireless card (Broadcom 43a3) was not supported but was supposed to be supported from Linux Kernel 4.4 onwards. that was a long wait, schlepping an ...
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Wireless and Bluetooth are not working - Lenovo Y700

I have an issue trying to enable my wireless card for wifi and bluetooth. I have been looking on Google some answer but no one can fix this problem. As far I can see it's a problem with hard block, ...
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Wifi problem with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've lost since a couple of months my wifi connection at home on Ubuntu when before it was working perfectly and now I cannot even see it dunno why.. If I run Windows 7 I still can see my wifi Zyxel ...
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Wi-Fi dropping intermittently on Dell XPS13 (2015) - cfg80211 dmesg warning and stack trace

Every couple of minutes my Wi-Fi connection is dropping, and this is accompanied by a dmesg warning and stack trace like this: [ 2680.040170] ------------[ cut here ]------------ [ 2680.040197] ...
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Linksys AE2500 Ubuntu 15.10 keeps failing

I had the Linksys AE2500 running very happily in 15.04 using ndiswrapper from software centre. Have upgraded to 15.10 and it is now unusable. I can get internet access for 5-10 mins and then it stops ...
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wireless not recognized after updating Ubuntu

I have a lenova yoga 2. I've had ubuntu on it for about a year with no problems. I've always resisted updating. Last night I decided to update. I got up this morning and rebooted the computer. My ...
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15.10, Broadcom BCM4352 Jaybird X2 headset pairing problem

Ubuntu 15.10 kernel 4.2.0-22-generic bluez 5.35-0ubuntu2 Dell m3800, Broadcom BCM4352 wifi/bt module I followed other instructions on this help site for getting a proper driver installed for my ...
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Ubuntu 15.10, Broadcom 4360 connection unstable

I managed to get my Broadcom 4360 WLAN card working on (K)Ubuntu 15.10 by installing bcmwl-kernel-source (I got: 6.30.223.248+bdcom-0ubuntu7) -- I followed the guide here: Installing Broadcom Wireless ...