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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Problem connecting to some wifi networks

I'm using Dell Latitude E5530 running Ubuntu 13.04 and I have problems with connecting to some WiFi networks. While I am able to connect to most of WiFi, in some cases system is repeatedly asking me ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 recognizes wifi networks but won't connect (BCM4313) [duplicate]

So, I partitioned my hard driver and installed Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.10 in partition C:. First I installed Windows and got the wifi device working by installing the proper drivers for Broadcom ...
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Broadcom BCM43224 dont work on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

04 LTS in my HP ProBook 6455b but my wireless driver are not installed. I try install from Aditional Drivers app but the graphics crash and send me a Kernel Panic in two times. I reinstall the OS. ...
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Cant access the internet

I am new user of Ubuntu. Almost everything is working fine, but I can't access the internet. I am connected to my home wifi, but can't access internet. Wifi is working fine on Windows 8 and cable ...
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BCM4313 stopped detecting some WiFi networks

The driver suddenly stopped detecting my WiFi network. But it is showing other networks available. Also, I haven't done any updates done at that moment. I have spent almost 10 hrs googling before ...
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Bluetooth support for Asus Z87i-Deluxe motherboard (WifiGo module)

I bought an Asus Z87i-deluxe motherboard in september and have had some issues with the drivers which Asus does only provide for windows. The motherboard has a wireless and bluetooth module as well as ...
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How to install broadcom LP-PHY drivers?

My Dell Inspirion is equipped with a Broadcom 14e4 4315 Low-Power wifi card. I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my system with hopes of making it my number one OS. When I booted it up, my wifi ...
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Wifi switch Amber (off) no matter what I do: Centos(RPM based Linux) w/ BCM4311 as wlan0

The wifi switch is permanently off in my hp dv6604nr in my Linux partition. This laptop is peculiar- wifi remains OFF by default until after windows 7 boots. Then it turns on after OS is loaded. ...
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What do I do with this tar.gz file from Broadcom for my Dell 1510 wireless card?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my 5-yr-old Dell Netbook in hopes of replacing Win XP. I know diddly about Linux, but I used to be able to get through DOS instructions, so I can type in a terminal. ...
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Problems with Building Drivers for BCM4313

I'm having a problem with my BCM4313 wireless network card (which I know many others have) but my problem is when I try to use make to build my driver I get the following: KBUILD_NOPEDANTIC=1 make -C ...
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Broadcom 43142: Wireless network not enabeling

When I try to type: sudo modprobe wl following error is diplayed FATAL: Module wl not found. I have follwed alot of other methods on this group still the same, i am on ubuntu 12.10
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Ethernet works with live CD, but doesn't after fresh install. [duplicate]

I just installed 13.10 on a dell laptop. During the install process it connected to the ethernet. Once install finished and I logged in for the first time I did not have ethernet. It has the ...
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wifi connection problem in asus eee pc having broadcom bcm4313

I'm a newcomer in linux.I'm currently using ubuntu 12.04. I used to use win7 but changed to linux for my asus eee pc 1225c. I'm having a problem with the wlan adapter. I've read a lot of posts but ...
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ASUS VX-6 Laptop Wireless not connecting

Someone posted a script a couple days ago, here is my output.Pastebin I can see wifi SSIDs in network, but cannot connect to mine. The only time wifi worked on 13.10 was in the Live CD, but wifi ...
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13.10 - Weird WiFi connection problems - WMP300N - Broadcom BCM4321

Just installed 13.10 on my desktop and I really like it. After having problems with getting the wifi to work, I installed it connected to the internet with an ethernet cable and added in the 3rd party ...
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abnormal boot screen 13.10 fresh install, possible broadcom error?

When I boot, after the BIOS I get a blank purple screen instead of the usual: ubuntu ...... and then a quick black screen that says: [ 11.398391] Support for cores revisions 0x17 and 0x18 ...
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Broadcom bcm4313 Ubuntu 13.10 connection time out

After upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 I keep getting connection timed out every few seconds at which point i have to disconnect and reconnect to the WiFi network. The WiFi card worked fine on 13.04 with ...
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how to get wireless to work on my HP Compaq nx6325 Notebook on 12.04

When my laptop ran XP, the wireless worked perfectly. Now the only way I get internet is having it wired in my living room - which is MASSIVELY inconvenient for me seeing as my room is outside. I have ...
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Unable to connect to WPA2 Personal

Today I've installed a new Asus RT-N10E router, as I switched from DSL to a cable ISP. Honestly, I can't recall which security settings I used on the previous one. Thing is, that's I want it to be ...
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PS3 controller on Sixad disbales Broadcom Bluetooth

The recipe for breaking blue tooth is so far: Fresh install - blue tooth is happy install broadcom drivers for wifi Update to latest ubu install sixad run it once through and check ps3 controller is ...
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wifi hotspot for ubuntu 12.04

i was just trying to activate my wifi hotspot on my ubuntu 12.04 , and i could not.I have a "Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN Controller (rev 01)". Could any one help me to ...
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How can i make work the wifi of my mac, on linux?

Hello I am new with linux, so i need some help with the wifi connection, being that my computer isn't able to find any networks. these are the characteristics of my mac: Network controller: Broadcom ...
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Broadlink BCM4313 Driver problem

My Ubuntu version is 13.10 I have issues with my Wi-Fi. When I boot up my OS, the signal of my WiFi show very less or no strength. I have to disable (Software Updater>Additional Drivers>Do not use ...
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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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Wi-Fi..Ethernet..Nothing Works for 13.10

I've been at this for a couple of days. Can't find a solution that works. Did the trial of 13.1 and everything worked great. As soon as I did the install on my laptop (Dell Vostro 1520) I can't get ...
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13.10 BCM4313 network problems after update

I have a problem with my network adapter after upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10. The adapter works for literally several seconds after I establish the connection but then it looks as if it got clogged ...
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Dell wireless 1390 issue, No physical connection available

I am running a Live disk of kubuntu 13.10 on a Dell inspiron 1501 with a 1390 wireless card. I have already activated the STA driver that I have read about on other forums. My only problem now, is it ...
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Unable to connect to wireless network thru alternate driver

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Windows 7 PC. Am a complete newbie to the linux system. I first created a bootable Ubuntu USB to try out the OS without installing and the wireless worked fine ...
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hp 530 ubuntu 12.04 no wireless

I have a hp 530 laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 installed. With vista I could use the wireless hardware of it, but now it doesn't work. I have tried using the code: sudo rfkill unblock all Does anyone know ...
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device not ready firmware missing

Machine: HP dv9925nr, stock hardware. OS: ubuntu 12.04 LTS Issue: Broadcom wireless card seems to be missing firmware, according to error code from Networking menu: device not ready (firmware ...
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Broadcom wifi nightmare!

First of all... I'm a novice with Ubuntu/Linux. I became increasingly frustrated with Windows so installed Ubuntu (12.04/32 bit). However, I'm having a torrid time trying to get the wifi to work after ...
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Wireless device bug on 13.10. BCM4313 registers as eth1 instead of wlan0 and no internet access

My Hotel wiFi requires me to login with a username & password after connecting to the hotspot. So, my browser would open a page with username & passwrd fields to login and then connect to ...
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Broadcom bluetooth USB dongle not working in 13.10

Here is the Problem. I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on windows 7, after the install my plug and play Bluetooth dongle is not working. If i go to settings>Bluetooth (when the dongle is not plugged in) ...
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I got an error upgrading 13.04 to 13.10 now after DKMS install completed

I had an issue when I upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10 during the upgrade it hung up at the DKMS complete screen, I managed to recover the system with out loosing any of my program however when I try to ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Wifi Driver issues

I am very new to ubuntu and have installed 13.04 on my Dell Inspiron Mini 1012. When I go into Settings and open Additional Drivers to enable the "Using Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA wireless driver ...
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No Wireless Networks, BCM4313 [duplicate]

Just bought this little Asus 10 inch laptop that came with Ubuntu 12.04. Everything at my home was fine: Wireless identified and connected. As soon as I went to my girlfriend's house the trouble ...
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12.04 wifi problem

i know this has been asked a million times and that there are loads of topics on this all over the internet, but no solution worked for me so far. i have a lenovo computer with a broadcom wifi ...
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Upgraded kernel, wireless does not work

I have a Dell Latitude E5530, 64, with Windows and Ubuntu 12.10 quantal. I recently updated the kernel and now the wireless does not function. hardware relevant data: Intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 ...
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Wireless connection setting in ubuntu-12.04.3-desktop-i386 (Offline )

I just installed ubuntu-12.04.3-desktop-i386, but it didn't detect my wireless card (BCM4313). I don't have internet connection in ubuntu, but i have wireless connection in Window 7 environment. I ...
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Wireless not connecting on Ubuntu 13.10, Toshiba Satellite pro L 650

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Toshiba Satellite Pro L650. After several reboots, installing/ uninstalling the broadcom driver I still can't connect. It detects the wi fi signals and the ...
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No wireless ubuntu13.10

Installed ubuntu 13.10 yesterday no internet connection.12.10 ok and dongle ok,13.4 no dongle, nothing now. Compac mini 110c, broadcom 4313 (AR8132 Q.Atheros.) Only have ubuntu on notebook.
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Ethernet card dont work and wireless from other PC don't works too

I want to install Lubuntu on my two old laptops, but I tried a live boot of Lubuntu, and I noticed on my laptop the Wireless connection does not work. It's an HP 530 with a wireless card called: WLAN ...
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Why can't I connect to new wireless networks?

I use ubuntu for a while now, and never had problems, I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and my wireless card is a Broadcom BCM4313. I can connect only to networks that I have already connected, and I just can't ...
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Can I install on Dell Studio 1535 laptop? [duplicate]

I have an old Dell Studio 1535 laptop running Vista. It runs like garbage. I'm thinking of purchasing a new laptop for most purposes, but thought I would repurpose the old one as a media ...
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difficulties with bcm4313 driver in ubuntu studio 13.04 [duplicate]

I have recently installed ubuntu studio 13.04 on my netbook. It is excellent, but i have some problems with my WiFi. If I use the command lspci I can see that I have a Broadcom bcm4313 wireless card ...
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Lenovo S10-3 wireless light doesn't work

I've rencently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on a Lenovo S10-3 but the wifi light doesn't turn on, my wireless device seems to be a broadcom 4313. The only Internet available conection is the wired one. ...
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No internet connection on Compaq 6735S laptop

I am new to Ubuntu (12.04.3). I installed the software to my laptop http://www.lapwik.com/hp-compaq_6735s for typical use (browsing, movies, music ,etc.) I am not a programmer and I can't understand ...
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Ubuntu 12.04, Dell 5520, Broadcom Device 4365, wireless connection not working

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell 5520. Wireless connections are totally working fine in windows 7. But in Ubuntu wireless connections are not even displayed. I tried the following commands ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 and MacBook 4,1 wireless problem; NO wired connection

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 to dual boot with OS X Lion on my MacBook 4,1 (early 2008). Wireless doesn't work. Ubuntu knows--get the Broadcom driver, right? Sure, but the problem is I'm tethered to ...
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Wireless not working when running 12.04 from USB

I'm trying to see if Ubuntu will work for me on my old laptop. I created a bootable USB drive for 12.04 I haven't done the proper installation yet. I selected the "try Ubuntu" option and run it off of ...