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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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 ...
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MacBook Pro Retina late-2013 WiFi BC4360 - “FOUND UNSUPPORTED PHY” [duplicate]

I've just booted Ubuntu 15.10 from USB dongle on my MacBook Pro Retina late-2013 and WiFi networking doesn't work. I can see the following output in DMESG and LSPCI [ 19.556114] cfg80211: World ...
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How can I get Linksys G wireless network connection working? [duplicate]

Here is the output from the GitHub script: http://paste.ubuntu.com/14254677/
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS BCM43142 HP pavilion 14 Wifi strength too weak

I am new to ubuntu and installed ubuntu 14.04 5 days back.Everything was working fine including wifi. I reinstalled ubuntu and now am having problem with wifi.It is connected but signal is too weak....
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Wi-fi not working on Dell Inspiron 1501 with Ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

Just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my old Dell Inspiron 1501. I am plugged into ethernet but can't get the wi-fi to work. Switching to the proprietary Broadcom Driver does not fix the problem. It's a ...
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Which network card should I get to replace my ASUS PCE-AC56 (Broadcom 4352) [14e4:43b1] (rev 03)?

I've been having troubles with the bcmwl-kernel-source driver for my brand new ASUS PCE-AC56 network card (which has the Broadcom 4352 [14e4:43b1] (rev 03) chipset). I've tried everything and my ...
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Having trouble with WiFi

I am having some problem connecting to the WiFi. Sometimes when i boot my laptop it connects automatically. But sometimes it does not connect only the icon rotates for few minutes and fails to connect ...
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unable to connect to wifi and don't have ethernet cable [duplicate]

I have an old HP Mini 110-1026NR netbook. I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32bit. I am unable to connect to wifi and I do not have an ethernet cable, but I do have a working mac and a flash drive....
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After the latest update, WiFi is not working

Bluetooth is working and ethernet as well. That's the output of the log file. dimos@dimos-SVF1521V1EW:/var/lib/dkms/bcmwl/6.30.223.248+bdcom/build$ more make.log DKMS make.log for bcmwl-6.30.223.248+...
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Broadcom 43142 wireless doesn't reconnect to work wifi after overnight shutdown

System info: Asus fx550j laptop i7 8gb ram Broadcom BCM43142 Wireless Ubuntu 15.10 x86_64 / dual boot configuration with Windows 10 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Bluez5 Broadcom BCM20702A0

So I recently upgraded to Bluez5 by building the package from source via these instructions: How to upgrade to the latest BlueZ version on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? However now upon boot I get the following ...
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Macbook Pro (Mid 2015) Wifi [14e4:43ba] doesn't work on 15.10

I have a fairly new Macbook Pro and I installed Ubuntu 15.10 on it recently. Unfortunately, I can't seem to connect to WiFi. I determined the chipset through the terminal: $ lspci -nn | grep 0280 ...
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On Dell XPS 9343 Linux 15.10, wi-fi hardware unavailable all of a sudden

Was always working fine with: Broadcom Corporation BCM4352 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:43b1] (rev 03) Not completely sure if problem was there already but I once got out of battery (which ...
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Broadcom 802.11ac Ubuntu Driver made the Windows Wifi stop working

I have an Alienware 18 laptop, with a "Broadcom Corporation BCM4352 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:43b1] (rev 03)" WiFi card. I'm dual booting Windows 7 (home 64-bit) and Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. ...
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the 4311 firmware install be used with bc4311(rev.1)?

bcm4311(rev.1) The firmware -b43-installer was used but my system does not recognize the wifi card. is there a different firmware release for ubuntu 15.10? My Card is: Broadcom Corporation BCM4311 802....
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 crashes after connecting with wifi [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS Kernel Version 3.19.0-39-generic. I can connect to the internet with Ethernet cable. When I switch to a fixed-ip wireless network, the computer freezes! I have ...
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Wifi issue with Ubuntu 15.10 on Mid.2014 Macbook Pro [duplicate]

Its been a while since I was dreaming of making transition to Ubuntu. I am a first time user, and it took me great 8 hours to set up my first system. I've managed to find work arounds on every issue I'...
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Ubuntu 14.04 no wifi/ no kernel driver in use for BCM43142 [duplicate]

I have dell Vostro 3560 and after upgrading kernel to 3.16.0-55-lowlatency I lost my wifi connection. When I type iwconfig I got just: eth0 no wireless extensions. lo no wireless ...
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Wi-Fi drops or doesn't comment some times (AP-independent)

Since some weeks/months, my wifi may not connect for a long time (or after several wifi off-on) or it may at random times drop the connection and not start again until I switch it off and on again. ...
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Wi F iDriver faliure to install on ubutu 15.10 [duplicate]

I was running a clean install of Ubuntu 15.10. I have a dell latitude D620 with broadcomm chip set bc4311. I did a clean install from a iso CD. Next I loaded the bc4311 folder"bc43 legacy"to the ...
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Broadcom wireless adapter doesn't work but only on my work network

This is really bizarre, but I haven't had much trouble with the broadcom wireless adapter in my Dell Mobile Precision M3800 I got this year. However, for some reason whenever I sign into the wifi at ...
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Can't find only my wi-fi hotspot on xubuntu

I installed latest Xubuntu on HP Compaq 110c. I installed firmware-b43-installer for my network drivers and then I could see wi-fi networks but I can't find my wi-fi network (network is visible on my ...
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Unable to connect to internet through my WiFi [duplicate]

I am new in Ubuntu`s world. I wrote lspci and the output I received was; 06:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n (rev 01) 07:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek ...
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Broadcom bluetooth adapter is not recongnized (0a5c:2045)

I cannot find the corresponding windows hex file too for 0a5c:2045 to try this solution : https://github.com/advancingu/XPS13Linux/issues/1 As requested the log of lspci -knn | grep Net -A2; lsusb: ...
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Get Broadcom Wifi Card [14e4:43ae] to work

The Wifi isn't working, I'm not able to create a new (wifi) connection in the Network Settings. As mentioned in this answer I should ask a new question, if I have PCI ID that's not listed and well ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 - No internet connection with Broadcom BCM43142 802.11b/g/n Wireless Driver

I've seen many issues with this posted before (usually on earlier versions of Ubuntu). I've followed the extensive guide posted on Broadcom drivers, and all the other "solutions" people have posted (...
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ubuntu 14.04 disconnect wired connection when I try to connect broadcom 4311 wifi

I install Ubuntu 14.04 but I don`t have wireless connection because my notebook is a DELL Vostro 1500 with a proprietary broadcom 4311 wireless card. So I read that I have to install the broadcom ...
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No wifi with N1525 or external netgear A6210

Wifi is not working on Xubuntu 15.10. I have tried two different cards (build in (Qualcomm Atheros QCA6174 802.11ac) and external usb card (Netgear A6210). The official troubleshooting guide does not ...
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I'm looking for Ubuntu drivers for the Broadcom BRCM 1058 Wireless adaptor

I was wondering if anyone could help me get a hold of broadcom BRCM 1058 drivers for Ubuntu 14. Thanks for your time and support, Heiko
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Unstable wirless connection(re-ask)

Well, I have read much topic about this problem but none of them works for me so I decided to make a new question about this problem hoping I get the solution for it, My laptop is HP Pavillion 15-p100;...
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wifi wont stay connected very slow at times

my wifi wont stay connected, sometimes it disconnects. other times it says its still connected but i cant load any pages etc. is there any way to fix this? i just installed ubuntu 14 latest. output ...
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Wifi keeps dropping on MacBook Pro with Ubuntu 15.10

For some reason the wifi drops periodically every 15 or so minutes. I have the Broadcom BCM4360 and using the driver installed from bcmwl-kernel source.
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS Wifi problem

I'm having some issues with my Wifi connections on my Acer aspire 5560G running ubuntu 14.04.3. lspci gives: 03:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM43227 802.11b/g/n sudo lshw -C ...
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Have to run rmmod b43 ; sudo rmmod bcma ; sudo rmmod wl ; sudo modprobe wl after restart? [duplicate]

I have a Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01) and unless I run rmmod b43 ; sudo rmmod bcma ; sudo rmmod wl ; sudo modprobe wl after restart, the wireless device isn't ...
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Wifi not being detected on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Macbook Pro. Wifi is not being detected. Some details are given below about the wifi drivers. EDIT: I have already tried out the solution in the link referenced by ...
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How can i enable the wifi card? [duplicate]

I have the Dell Latitude 131l with Lubuntu 15.10 on it. I can't enable the WLAN card (broadcom: BCM4311 82.11b/g WLAN) The hotkey Fn+F2 doesn't do anything... Any idea?
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Wifi not working, BCM43142

For me, wifi had been working fine for quite sometime, but today I sent the laptop for repairs and since then the wifi does not work. This is probably not a hardware issue because ubuntu identifies my ...
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Wifi problem Broadcom BCM4352

I have a problem with getting the wifi on Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo Y50-70 to work. I have the problematic Broadcom BCM4352 card, I already installed the newest drivers, disabled the ideapad and done ...
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Lubuntu 15.04 WiFi not working

I installed Lubuntu 15.04 on my Dell Inspiron 11 3000 series. I have it set up as a dualboot with Windows 10. After installation, I see the WiFi works fine on the windows side, but not on the Lubuntu ...
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No Wireless on Ubuntu 15.10 with Broadcom 4350 Card

I have the New XPS13 Skylake laptop, which has DW1820A or Broadcom 4350 Wireless card. I was following the instructions from http://askubuntu.com/a/60395/467270, I did sudo apt-get install ...
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Broadcom wireless Driver on hp 15-ac098TU notebook not working properly

I have brought hp 15-ac098TU notebook Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS The wifi is not working properly. It gets connected to the wifi but connection keeps on dropping and it is very slow. The details of the ...
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Wifi in Dell Aspiron 1545

I install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Dell Inspiron 1545 but the Wifi is not working. If I choose the option to try Ubuntu the wireless device appears like "Broadcom Corporation: Wireless 1397 WLAN Mini-...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Wifi not connecting

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS amd64 installed on my old Acer TravelMate 7530 laptop (dual boot with Win Vista) with Broadcom BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY wireless card and the proprietary driver Broadcom 802....
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BOTH Broadcom controllers disabled

I have Trusty Tahr (Ubuntu 14.04) and the usual advice on proprietary drivers is not working. In 'Additional Drivers' it says about the Broadcom drivers "This device is not working". So I do some ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 no wifi, Bluetooth, USB, sound

I have a laptop dell vostro 3560. It had Ubuntu 15.04, but after a fresh install of ubuntu 15.10, WiFi, Bluetooth, USB ports and sound don't work. I have wired internet connection though. $ lspci ...
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How do I get my Wireless connection to work again?

{UPDATE: I re-activated the native device driver for my Broadcom Wireless adapter and changed my router settings to broadcast on Channel 5. This fixed the problem.} My other computer is an Ubuntu (...
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Need wireless help, BCM4322 [duplicate]

Im new to Linux, and I'm looking forward to learning it. I have it dualbooted on a Macbook Pro mid-2010. The issue: My wireless driver will not work. The proprietary drive and the b43 drivers. I'm ...
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14.04 updates causes wifi to be disabled

When I update on 14.04 LTS my wifi is shut off and I have tried everything I know to turn it on but to no avail... Please help me correct this. Right now, I have gone back to a fresh install before ...