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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Right WiFi modul loaded only in Live USB mode, not when OS installed on hard drive

My laptop has Broadcom BCM 43228 wifi chip. I know that a right module for this chip is wl. In live mode when I do: lsmod | grep b43 I get nothing which is good, b43 is not the driver I need for ...
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Wireless Networks not showing up! [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I am new to Ubuntu. When I click on the internet icon in the upper-right-hand corner, it doesn't show any wireless networks under "wireless networks." I went to Additional ...
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Frequent connection drops on Broadcom BCM43142 [14e4:4365]

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with a Broadcom BCM43142 wireless card installed. Since a few weeks, I've been experiencing too many connection drops. My wireless disconnects randomly and won't connect for a ...
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Wireless not finding networks(Macbook Pro)

Hi so I recently Installed Ubuntu on my macbook after being a long time user on my desktop. I am having trouble connecting to wireless however. In the additional Drivers I am using the brodcom airport ...
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WIFI slow after clean install. Dualbooting Windows and speeds are fast in Windows

Here's some of my wireless info. http://paste.ubuntu.com/15562862/ I installed a different wifi card into my laptop before I installed the OS and it was working fine on Windows. When I'm running ...
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Broadcom Wireless Modem UNCLAIMED After Installing Updates

About a month ago, Ubuntu stopped recognizing my wireless adapter. Here is the output of the wireless-info script: http://paste.ubuntu.com/15494675/ Here is the output of sudo lshw -C network: *-...
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Wifi problem in Ubuntu

My Wifi is getting disconnected very often (in every 5-10 minutes). I have tried the following:- sudo -i echo "options rtl8723be fwlps=0" > /etc/modprobe.d/rtl8723be.conf modprobe -r ...
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broadcom wireless driver not working on dell inspiron 3543 on ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have tried the steps given in Drivers for Broadcom BCM43142 on Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) but it is not working my driver version is 14e4:4365 it say the following when i try installing,, balaji@...
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Need Help Getting My BCM4360 (43a0 Version) based WiFi Card Working In UbuntuGNOME 15.10

So, I've tried following this guide: http://linuxwireless.org/en/users/Drivers/b43/#Ubuntu.2FDebian along the Ubuntu Install route (with Internet), but right when it's almost done, it locks up and won'...
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WIFI problem on MacBook Air 2008

I have first generation of macbook air. I try to install last version of Linux Mint, Ubuntu and Xubuntu. I install driver using b43-fwcutter. After reboot wifi work. One day I turn on the laptop and ...
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Broadcom BCM4312 driver for Ubuntu 14/15?

Today in class we found that after installing Ubuntu, the Wi-Fi doesn't work. The Wi-Fi LED stays orange (Blue means it works). Where I can found the drivers? What should I do in the CLI when we ...
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DNS sometimes stops working, resetting wifi helps for a while

Got a bit of a strange issue here, My wifi seems to work just fine for about 3 minutes allowing me to browse the internet, ssh etc. Then it stays connected but does not resolve any new websites I ...
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Drivers are not getting enabled after installing Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS

First I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS. After inserting the bootable pendrive, I selected "try ubuntu before installing". Then I opened the "software and updates" and went to "additional drivers" ...
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Need alx driver for Qualcomm Atheros AR8162

I have been having some issues with my Ubuntu 12.04. First thing I need to fix is wired connection that I may have messed up while trying to fix a wireless problem. Or maybe the update that caused ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Suspend / Resume blackscreen caused by Broadcom driver after no-internet install

Ubuntu 15.10 Suspend / Resume blackscreen caused by Broadcom driver after no-internet install of drivers. On a Dell XPS 15 with a Broadcom BCM4352 [14e4:43b1] On a clean install of Ubuntu 15.10 the ...
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Wifi dropping without notice randomly

I've seen alot of threads but none with an answer. My wifi connection becomes unresponsive randomly and without notification of disconnect. When checking wireless it's still connected but only shows ...
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HP ENVY 15t. Can see wifi networks but cannot connect

Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01) is really giving me troubles. I'm having a really hard time getting my wifi to work on my new HP ENVY 15t. I have installed ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Problem with broadcom wireless driver on ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

Yes I realize there are tons of material on the subject no I did not read them all. Now I have gone through good few of the answers and it got me as far as system finding the drivers on its own and ...
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New 14.04.4 LTS Install unable to connect to networks ethernet or wifi

I'm a new Linux user. Strong Windows user but not a programmer. I installed Ubuntu 14.04.4 on my old Dell Inspiron 1501. I am not able to connect to my Home network via Ethernet or wifi. I'm not able ...
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Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n (rev 01) wifi problem with ubuntu 14.04

i have wifi issues with this wireless board Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n (rev 01) running Ubuntu 14.04.4 64bit and kernel 4.2.0-30-generic with bcwm-kernel-source 6.30.223.248. Card ...
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Broadcom BCM4356 driver

I just received a lenovo T460S with Broadcom 4356 wireless adapter. Is there any driver available for this adapter ? I tried the traditionnal bcmwl-kernel-source package but it did not work. Do you ...
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Broadcom Wireless 43142 is not working on Sony Vaio (Ubuntu 14.04) LTS

I have installed Wireless and have tried to purge kernel, tried everything listed here & other blogs, reinstall three times, however, no luck. Drivers for Broadcom BCM43142 on Ubuntu 14.04 (...
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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 4.2.0-29-...
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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) 00:...
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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 too....
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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 manager,...
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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: /lib/modules/4.2.0-16-generic/kernel/drivers/net/ethernet/...
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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 ...