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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no wireless on aspire one d257 ubuntu 12.04

I´m lost in wireless Connection. After Installation of ubuntu, there is no wireless driver availalble ("wireless" not appearing in the menue). Strange, as it worked when starting ubuntu from CD.... ...
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Broadcam wifi Driver help [duplicate]

Im setting up ubuntu for the first time. I downloaded the version 12. My wifi card is BCM4313 I read the manual on how to get the wifi up and running: ...
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How can I install Broadcom drivers on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

This is my first time installing an Ubuntu system onto my laptop which is a Dell Inspiron 6400. It used to run Windows XP, and when installing Ubuntu it said that the wired network was detected and ...
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Broadcom STA wireless driver [duplicate]

When trying to activate the wireless driver, I get it could not be activated. It says to check the logs. I am a complete noobie to ubuntu and am generally trying to learn more about computers as I go. ...
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Problems with Broadcom bcm4311 wireless card on HP Pavillion dv6000

I hope someone can help out with this (I've tried all possible solutions proposed for similar problems, but non has solved the problem so far). I installed Ubuntu 13.04 (for the first time in my ...
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Why don't my Broadcom modules automatically load?

At work I was given a Dell Lattitude E6320 laptop (64-bit) with Windows 7 installed on it. I used it for a few months (with no problems using wired or wireless networking) and then decided to gut the ...
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how to install BCM4312 drivers in Ubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

i just installed Ubuntu 13.04 this morning (new to Linux). and ever since then i've been trying to get WIFI to work. i found out what the problem was, that i need drivers. my wireless card is BCM4312 ...
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My ubuntu crashes and an error screen appears

My ubuntu crashes after it has started and it prints some weird stuff like on DOS. I tried using Ubuntu rescue remix but it said that there were some firmware missing b43-open/ucode.fw;b43/ucode.fw ...
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Broadcom Cooperation BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY Driver [duplicate]

I need a Broadcom Cooperation BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY Driver Please note: I have no ethernet card, and my Ubuntu laptop has no internet access.
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Struggling to install broadcom 4311 on a HP 530 laptop running ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 12.10 on a HP530 laptop, I've tried everything on the ubuntu forums, but can't get the wireless to work. It has Broadcom 4311 wireless card built in. Don't know what else to try, please ...
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Help setting up wireless in Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I'm having problems connecting my WIFI in Ubuntu 13.04 . So I was wondering if filling in the data manually ie: the IPv4, IPv6, the SSID and BSSID info etc. I did try this before but maybe I put in ...
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Wifi disabled by hardware switch, but hardware switch doesn't help

Running Ubuntu 13.04, I have a problem with my wifi. When booting after a proper shut down, there's never any wifi connection. The system states Wifi is disabled by hardware switch However, ...
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12.04 LTS Keeps disconnecting from the internet? [duplicate]

Its really annoying, it disconnects every so often does anyone know how to fix this or has anyone had this problem? description: Ethernet interface product: RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast ...
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How do I get the right wireless modules to load at startup for a BCM4322? [duplicate]

I have been troubleshooting my HP EliteBook with BCM4322 14e4:432b wireless card. I am using Linux kernel 3.9 and I have almost found the solution. Reading on the Linux Wireless site, I found that ...
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Ubuntu 12.04LTS fixing recursive fault but reboot is needed

I have installed 12.04LTS on an old Aspire 5520 with the latest BIOS All goes well, the propriety GPU driver works and I get all the updates. as soon as I install the proprietary broadcom sta driver ...
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How to recover after Ubuntu freeze on boot after installing broadcom STA driver

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 on bootcamp of my early 2011 macbook pro using the ubuntu windows installer. The wifi did not work and follow this instruction (although for Quantal) to fix it ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 cannot connect via WiFi but can connect to HotSpot created with Android

I've just bought a new computer (Lenovo G580) and installed Ubuntu 13.04. I can't connect via Wi-Fi, only via cable. I've tried with several networks (mine and my neighbors) but nothing, and then the ...
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Bad WiFi range with BCM4313 Card

I have an HP-Envy-4 laptop(dual boot Ubuntu 13.04 and Windows 8) with a BCM4313 Wireless card. The strength not great when close to the router. However, the WiFi works well on Windows 8. I tried ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Broadcom Wireless Won't Work [duplicate]

Okay, I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 today, replacing Windows 8 and erasing all of my files (correctly, I hope. Darn Windows 8), and I was having some fun with it. I entered some code into the grub to ...
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Cannot install Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA wireless driver? [duplicate]

Being a newbie in Linux, I installed the Wubi version of Ubuntu 12.10 on my Win XP. All is well, except that I have trouble installing the above mentioned driver. Installing from Software Center: ...
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Broadcom b4313 not works [duplicate]

There is wireless in network-manager, but not connect with WiFi-router. WiFi networks don't find to. uname -a: Linux alex-Lenovo-B570e 3.5.0-26-generic #42-Ubuntu SMP Fri Mar 8 23:18:20 UTC 2013 ...
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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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How to install Broadcom Wireless driver in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I have HP Compaq NX6110. It has Broadcom WiFi BRM4306 (rev3). In Ubuntu 10.04 it works well, but in 12.04, driver installation shows the following error: [Image Removed] How do I resolve this?
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Wireless not working on Dell XPS M1530 [duplicate]

I have just installed Ubuntu on my Dell XPS M1530. The installation worked fine, but I can't find any available routers. I have made sure that the wifi switch on the side of the computer is on, I have ...
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How do I get my network drivers working? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo G580 with Atheros AR8162 Ethernet and Broadcom BCM4313 Wireless Driver. I try the this: How do I get an Atheros AR8162 working? but it doesn't work. When I type ...
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Unstable wireless connection

I have Ubuntu 12.10 64 bits kernel 3.5.0-22 running on a Dell Precision M6700. The wireless controller is a Broadcom BCM43228 (802.11abgn, the router also is 802.11abgn); it didn't install on a fresh ...
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Need Help Getting WiFi to Work on 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) I'm having trouble connecting to my home's wifi network, i've run the sudo lshw -C network command, and since I'm ...
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BCM4311 Wireless driver will not work on any Ubuntu distro's past 10.10, and I cannot figure out why [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) I installed Ubuntu 10.10 onto an older Dell Latitude D520 (it's the only disc I had till I connected to the net, ...
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How to get my Broadcom 4365 WiFi adapter working? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) My previous question about this issue had been closed, and I had been directed to this link. I read through it all ...
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Firmware/driver for Broadcom wifi card, PowerBook G4 running Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

This is my first time working with Ubuntu (or Linux), so please be patient. I am running Ubuntu 12.04-powerpc "Precise Pangolin" on a Mac PowerBook G4 with 1.67GHz processor. The firmware/driver for ...
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How do I get a Broadcom Wireless BCM43225 card working? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get Broadcom BCM 43XX Wireless card working During the installation of my Ubuntu 12.10 I could use the wireless connection for extra updates. After the ...
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What is the difference between the broadcom-sta and bcmwl packages?

Both lots of source packages describe themselves as the Broadcom STA driver. So what's the difference and what should be used? https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bcmwl ...
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Wireless 4311 card not working

HELP. simon@simon-Latitude-D630:~$ sudo lshw -C network *-network UNCLAIMED description: Network controller product: BCM4311 802.11a/b/g vendor: Broadcom Corporation ...
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Broadcom STA Wireless Driver failed install [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom Wireless card (BCM43XX) I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS using wubi.exe on my Dell Inspiron 1545 and I'm having some trouble getting my ...
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12.04 making BCM4313 card work with aircrack-ng?

I'm a real Linux Noob, just started using it (this month) and until now i had no issues. now i'm trying to set-up aircrack-ng on my laptop, but it seems like it's using the worst card possible (or ...
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Dell wireless not working after upgrade

So, the short version of my sad story is that I tried upgrade Ubuntu to 12.04 and wireless driver has stopped working. I have tried all the solutions but nothing seem to be working. When I try to ...
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Installing Broadcom Drivers on Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install software or packages without Internet (offline)? Installing wireless drivers without internet access I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 so that I could Dual ...
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wireless doesnt work on a broadcom bcm4312 for HP/Compaq laptop [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wireless doesn't work on a Broadcom BCM4312 I have BCM4312 in Compaq Presario V3033AU laptop and installed Ubuntu 12.04 (Kernel 3.5.0-10-generic) as dual boot along ...
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Broadcom 4331 card won't detect wireless connection [duplicate]

I am using a macbook pro 8. I am very new to ubuntu. I think I have the firmware needed, I think I have the correct kernel, and I have followed every tutorial on how to fix this that I could find. ...
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“ BCM4313 wireless card not detected unless I boot with an ethernet connection ” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get my Broadcom BCM4313 working correctly? *My Ubuntu 12.04 LTS does not detect any wireless network unless I reboot with the ethernet connected. With ethernet ...
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Unable to Install Wireless Drivers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless working? Hi Have just 'upgraded' to Ubuntu 12.04 from 11. Wireless connection worked fine prior to connection. In fact used ...
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Wireless driver for dell inspiron 5520 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wireless doesn't work on a Broadcom BCM4312 I have a new Dell Inspiron 15R 5520 laptop running Ubuntu 12.04. My wireless driver doesn't get detected in the ...
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Strange network issue; works on windows, but not on ubuntu, works on campus wireless, but not at home

I have a broadcom device using dell laptop that can dual boot into windows 7 and ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have no trouble connecting to the internet using the Windows 7 side, but on Ubuntu firefox and ...
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My Dell Inspiron 8600 WiFi Won't Work

The wireless internet connection on my Dell Inspiron 8500 isn't working. I was told to get WiFi on it that I need to remove the BCMWX kernel module and Install a B43-something. Is this right? What ...
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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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Can't get wireless on macbook pro 8,2

I'm a linux Newb, and I have tried several of the fixes listed to try and get my wifi drivers to work, but to no avail. Does anyone here know why this isn't working for me, or better yet, how to fix ...
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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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Dell Precision M65 Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless not working [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to a USB stick and am having problems getting the wireless networking to ...
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How to activate wireless drivers in Dell Inspiron? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wireless doesn't work on a Broadcom BCM4312 I have a Dell Inspiron 1470 and I just installed Ubuntu 12.04. My wireless networks weren't working. I went to System ...
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Need to install ethernet firmware for Dell PowerEdge 2650 integrated BCM5703 NIC

I have a Dell Poweredge 2650 and I'm trying to install the ethernet firmware/driver. I found this page but I can't figure out how to install it. Their isn't a loader.conf and I would like to avoid ...