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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Acer R7 — Broadcom wireless driver does not load

This belongs in the category weird and freaky. I have one of the fancy "Ezel hinge" Acer R7 touch screen laptops. (i5, 12 GB RAM) Installing Linux to dual boot with Windows 8 is a pain... and so I ...
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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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Broadcom's BCM43227 freezes Ubuntu

I am running an Ubuntu 13.04 (fresh installation) in my laptop Acer Aspire 5750G. After being working some time, Ubuntu gets stuck, it freezes, and the only thing I can do is to switch off the laptop. ...
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Wifi broadcom does not work

I know there are a lot of posts like this one, but I have not succeeded yet! I just installed 12.04. At the beginning, the network manager was not showing the wireless networks. The output of lspci ...
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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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how do I get WPA2 connection to work using wl.ko proprietary driver? [closed]

for some time I've been using local WPE wi-fi, which was simply managed using iwconfig, using the following line of commands on the startup: sudo modprobe wl && sudo ifconfig eth1 up ...
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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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Help with wireless internet drivers

I have tried doing all the research and trial and error that I could on my own but with no avail. So can anyone out there help me? I cannot get my Broadcom b43 wireless adapter to register with ...
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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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No wifi in 12.10 Broadcom BCM4313 Samsung RF511 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) Can’t connect to any wireless connection after updating Well my wireless card worked just after install, and ...
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How do I install additional drivers with both wired and wireless failing? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install software or packages without Internet (offline)? BCM4311 Wireless Not Working with Drivers Installed I've already put some effort in finding a ...
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Wireless not working on HP pavilion dm5

I have tried to help my friend out with his wireless problems he is running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS but the regular bcma wireless driver isn't working. He has to be about a foot away from the Access point in ...
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How to fix additional STA driver installation error on 12.04

I have a Broadcom BCM4313 wireless driver. It worked fine under 11.04 and the upgrade to 11.10 also went smoothly. The 12.04 upgrade has broken the wireless connection. I've seen several posts about ...
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BCM4313 Wireless on Ubuntu Server 12.04

I'm trying to run an old netbook with Broadcom BCM4313 wireless as a print server with Ubuntu Server 12.04. Setting up the wireless without the GUI, however, is proving problematic. I do think however ...
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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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Replace Broadcom “wl” driver with “b43”

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS, and in my laptop there is a Broadcom BCM4312 WLAN card. lspci output: 04:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g (rev 01) Subsystem: ...
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Broadcom BC4313 [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 and I have the Broadcom BC4313 wirless chipset. I can't get it to work... I tried almost any guide I could find online... ...
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Broadcom 4331 card sees wireless networks but can't make a connection

I followed the steps to get the broadcom 4331 card working on ubuntu 11.10. You know where you dont use ndiswrapper, and you patch the kernel and stuff. Okay so i did this. Good news: ubuntu sees ...
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Wireless Woes. Can't seem to get b43-fwcutter and firmware-b43-installer to stay put upon reboot

I'm running 11.10 on a Dell Inspiron N4010 (14R) and can't get my wireless settings to stick after a reboot. As the title states, the first thing I do when using a fresh install is to get synaptic ...
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How can I troubleshoot my installation of the latest Broadcom driver? [closed]

I would like to install the latest version of the Broadcom wireless driver (hybrid-portsrc_x86_64-v5_100_82_38). I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 (Linux kernel: 2.6.32-33-generic). According to the lspci ...
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no wired connection and wirewireless disabled [duplicate]

I am new to Linux kubuntu 14, i tried installing kubuntu 14.04 without internet connection which went smoothly, when i finish installing i was surprise to get a network or connection icon with a red ...
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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 ...