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 network interface not found' Ubuntu 11.10 Dell Vostro 2420 driver

I think the issue is related to driver, output is following for: lspci -nnk | grep -iA2 net 07:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation Device [14e4:4365] (rev 01) Subsystem: ...
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Network card sees my network but wont accept my password

I have an old Dell inspirion 4000 I installed Ubuntu 12 works great with cat 6 cable plugged in. But wireless wont connect. It sees my network prompts me for password but wont accept my password or ...
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ubuntu 12.04 Wireless Driver

So this topic has been done to death, but I haven't quite found a solution that works for me yet. I'm using an old laptop to essentially practice interacting with linux/ubuntu. I'm using a Dell ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 thinks my wireless network is hidden (but it's not)

I've just installed Ubuntu in a dual boot Linux/Windows setup on an ageing Dell Inspiron 1520. After searching answers on here I got past the Broadcom wireless card/no connectivity issue and the ...
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Broadcom wireless, unable to autoconnect

I have an iMac mid-2007 with a Broadcom Wireless card that is unable to autoconnect to my Wireless Network, the only way to connect is by: Network widget => Connect to hidden network => (choose my ...
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Wifi on Lenovo N581 blocks other wifi clients

I have a problem with the wifi on my new Lenovo IdeaPad N581: the wifi works after installing the additional drivers, but when I switch it on all other computers connected to our wifi router (the ...
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I can't detect any wireless in my laptop

My ubuntu is 13.04. Some time ago, it can detect some wireless hotspots(still some can't be detected). To find all hotspots, I try to modify the setting and try to install some driver manually for my ...
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Conky does not display wireless info

I had a problem with displaying wifi signal strength and IP in conky (though downloaded and uploaded amounts and DL/UP bitrates were getting displayed). I use a Dell Studio 1535 laptop with a broadcom ...
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How to Blacklist-bcm43.conf file from being automatically edited?

Hello Ubuntu Community, I have a Dell Inspiron E1505 running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. When I first installed the operating system, my broadcom wired network module wasn't recognized. I was able to ...
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Bcm 4313 issue with Asus 1015e, Brcmsmac, Ubuntu 13.04

I've been hunting around here for about two weeks trying solutions to other people's BCM4313 problems, but none have worked. I was able to solve problems in 12.04 and 12.10 using solutions available ...
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Dell Inspiron Mini 10 Broadcom Wifi Driver

I need help activating my Broadcom wifi driver for Dell inspiron mini 10. Activation from the hardware option of Ubuntu fails everytime i try to activate. Appreciate your assistance. Best,
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I cannot wirelessly connect my HP Pavillion DV6000 to the Internet

I am trying to connect my laptop to the Internet, I have an Internet cable attached and I select "additional drivers" from the system settings as I have read elsewhere. I get 2 drivers to install, one ...
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Wireless repeater won't work!

i have two access points where I'm staying, 1st one working as access point and the other as repeater, the problem that my laptop won't connect while I'm in the repeater area. Was thinking maybe the ...
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Broadcom wifi 4365 not working in ubuntu 12.04.3 : kernel 3.8.0-29-generic [duplicate]

now i have tried diffrent things like 12.04 does not detect wlan0(Broadcom 4365) How to get my Broadcom 4365 WiFi adapter working? Ubuntu 13.04 does not recognize wireless adapter (14e4:4365) ...
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Why no wireless network detection after install, when trial version sucessfully detected wireless networks?

I created a 12.04.3 LTS Ubuntu DVD per website instructions. I ran it on my Dell Inspiron M5040 laptop in "Try Ubuntu" mode and it worked well. Specifically, it readily detected available wireless ...
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Broadcom Wi-Fi Adapter not recognized

I'm trying to get wireless card working, Conditions: ubuntu 12.04 3 sony vaio duo 13 Wi-Fi Adapter Broadcom BCM43241 (802.11a/b/g/n) However, first of all $ lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel ...
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How to install broadcom 4313 driver?

I try all methods in the ask ubuntu but it didn't work. lspci -nn | grep Wireless output: 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter ...
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How do I download drivers for Broadcom 4311 802.11 from another PC and install them on 13.04?

How do I download drivers for Broadcom 4311 802.11 from another PC and install them on 13.04?
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B43 not (always) starting up correctly

I am getting the error message: b43-phy0 ERROR: FOUND UNSUPPORTED PHY (Analog 15, Type 15, Revision 255) Which would indicate a driver problem. However, this seems not to be the case since it will ...
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wireless networks are not showing up for ubuntu 12.04 LTS in HP Dv5 Laptop [duplicate]

I am new to Linux.I Installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32bit version newly in my HP dv5 series laptop. Now I am not able to connect to a wireless network. I tried installing Broadcom STA wireless Driver ...
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BCM4311 wireless - works with B43 modprobe then stops - advice

I've been at whit's ends for over 4 months with this issue on my HP-550 laptop. Finally after 2 more hours today, found this solution (09/2013), but it doesn't appear to 'remember' once I reboot. Not ...
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Broadcom STA 4312 wireless not working after waking in 13.04

I installed 13.04 from the ISO DVD, running as dual boot with vista, followed by the bcm 4312 wireless driver via Ethernet. I then disconnected from Ethernet, as wifi was working and the wifi LED ...
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“Sorry, installation of this driver failed. Please have a look at log files for details”

I just installed Ubuntu and love it so much, its so fast now. But i have a problem connecting to the internet. I checked and saw i have to install the driver Broadcom STA wireless driver but every ...
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Why are Broadcom such an issue for Ubuntu?

Is there a spesific reason why there are so many broadcom problems here on Ask Ubuntu, and on any other Ubuntu forum? What's the problem with Broadcom?
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Wireless Internet not working - cannot activate broadcom proprietary driver

I have seen this question asked by others but despite trying as many solutions as I can nothing seems to be working! The closest I have come is using the answer to this question Broadcom driver woes ...
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“Sorry, installation of this driver failed. Please have a look at the log file for details”

I just installed Ubuntu and love it so much, its so fast now. But i have a problem connecting to the internet. I checked and saw i have to install the driver Broadcom STA wireless driver but every ...
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Kernel fails to build Broadcomm dkms modules, how to fix it?

My computer is not recognising the wireless network. When I try to activate my drivers I get errors. I tried to solve by: sudo apt-get remove bcmwl-kernel-source sudo apt-get install ...
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“Sorry, installation of this driver failed. Please have a look at the log files for details”

I just installed Ubuntu and love it so much, its so fast now. But i have a problem connecting to the internet. I checked and saw i have to install the driver Broadcom STA wireless driver but every ...
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Can't get Broadcom 43142 drivers to work after installation on 5420 Inspiron

I'm a complete newbie to ubuntu, I've already installed and reinstalled the Broadcom driver required done a numerous amount of steps on terminal but I can't seem to get wireless working. However, my ...
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Cannot install Broadcom STA wireless driver [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 12.0.4 and I cannot get the driver for my Broadcom BCM4311 wireless card installed. I have searched through the forums and tried many methods including using the Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 having strange issue with WPA2/Enterprise

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu and I'm not sure that I'm going to state all the necessary information, so please don't hesitate to ask me for more. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Dell Latitude E5430. ...
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Cannot connect to Ad hoc wireless network

I have a BroadCom wireless card. When I try to connect to an ad hoc network I get the following error message? I have no idea what this (32) mean.Is there something with my driver? I have ...
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Macbook Pro 8,2 - Wireless Works without the N

Using Ubuntu 13.04 on a Macbook Pro 8,2 2011 I've almost fully switched to Linux from OS X and there is one last thing I can't figure out. I installed my wireless driver and it works fine, however ...
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Setting up wireless internet on Ubuntu 12.04 - Errors with Broadcom STA wireless driver

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on the Windows partition of my Macbook Pro Model 8.1. Everything seemed to go smoothly during installation however as I am trying to connect to wireless ...
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How to install broadcom driver for Dell Inspiron 1440 in ubuntu 12.04

I'm just install ubuntu 12.04 precise pangolin, but after installing i still need to download broadcom wireless driver. I don't have a wired connection, can anyone please help me to install it ...
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How to get the bcm4312 wireless chip working? [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on Dell Inspiron 1525. After the installation I found out that wireless connection does not work. I was able to connect to the internet via cable. Then I found out that ...
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No wired or wirless on dell 13.04

I am a pretty clueless Ubuntu user, so bear with me. Yes I have searched extensively for an existing answer, but they all either make no sense to me or do not seem to apply. Anyway, I installed a ...
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Need help fixing wireless in Ubuntu 12.04, I've tried everything! [closed]

So, I'm a complete noob when it comes to Ubuntu. I have tried everything that everyone has told me to do but nothing works. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and I just need instructions right from the ...
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Wifi drivers wont work

I've been trying to get my WiFi drivers on my laptop working for a week or so now and every video and thread has not helped me out. I know I need to use sudo apt-get install b43-fwcutter but whenever ...
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broadcom STA Driver failed to install

here is another guy bothering you about Broadcom wireless drivers. I know there are a lot of answered questions dealing with this issue, but none of the solutions seemed to work for me. I'm running ...
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Unable to get wireless to work 12.04 BCM4312 Dell Inspirion 1545

Long story short, I was playing with things that I shouldn't have and had to do a fresh install of 12.04. After going through How to Install Broadcom Wireless Drivers with no luck. Then, became sort ...
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Installing the Wireless Driver [duplicate]

i'm so glad of moving to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I'm new but learned some things like compiling the kernel. and i did that. The only Problem i have is my Broadcam STA wireless driver. In additional drivers, ...
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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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Wireless on Dell xps m1530 [duplicate]

I own a Dell XPS m1530, and just installed Ubuntu as a dual boot with Vista. When I boot Ubuntu and attempt a Wi-Fi connection, my computer won't connect. I tried "Additional Drivers" and it ...
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Trouble Installing Driver for BCM43228 802.11a/b/g/n on ThinkPad X131e

This is my first time asking a question on here, bare with me. So I have a brand new ThinkPad X131e with a Broadcom Corporation BCM43228 802.11a/b/g/n wireless card. I currently have it dual booting ...
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How to configure Wireless 'n' for bcm4313

I screwed up my wifi. I tried and connected yesterday. Now, my wifi is gone! Now, i noticed that 802.11 abg are available. But, 802.11n is not available... Output of iwconfig: eth2 IEEE ...
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How to install wifi drivers on Vostro 3360?

I have read many posts about how to install wireless drivers , but they didn't work , I have tried all of them . Can anybody help me? . I have also tried to install another version of ubuntu , but ...
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How to connect to this wifi

I'm currently using Ubuntu 12.04.3... I have a BroadCom 4313 Wireless card... I have installed the proprietary driver from additional drivers application. I'm able to connect to wifi in my home. But, ...
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Broadcom Wifi BCM4318 [Airforce one54g] does not connect

I am hoping someone in here can help me. I am new to Linux and Ubuntu. But I have to say I really love using the Os. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 along side Windowns 7. Both Os are running perfect bar ...