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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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Broadcom Corporation Wireless 1395 WLAN Mini - Cant Find my Wifi Network

I can't find my Wifi Network. I can see other networks though and can connect to my wifi from a different PC. My Wifi information are Wireless Radio: Enabled 802.11 Mode: Mixed 802.11n, 802.11g and ...
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Cannot connect to internet through DAP-1650

Problem I cannot connect to the Internet when connected to my DLink Wireless AC1200 Access Point DAP-1650 via Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS. I can connect to the Internet when connected to my Netgear ...
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Broadcom 43142 is not working | HELP!

I have been install Ubuntu 14.04 on laptop Lenovo V580c. All components are working OK, but WiFi isn't working. I searched answers in Google, Askubuntu, but nothing works Please, help 03:00.0 ...
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Wireless connection issue in Kernel 3.16

I have upgraded my Dell Vostro 1720 laptop to 14.04.2, Kernel 3.16 (from 14.02, Kernel 3.13) but now I have no access to wireless networks. My Broadcom driver PCI is 14e4:432b. I've spent hours ...
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I can't connect WIFI with broadcom on ACER V5-122P

I have a Acer V5 122P, only WIFI, without Ethernet port and I can't connect to WiFi, I have this information: $ ifconfig lo Link encap:Bucle local Direc. inet:127.0.0.1 ...
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Broadcom bcm43142 4365 rev01 temporarily improved by routine Ubuntu update then reverted on reboot - why?

I need a little help .I have just purchased a new HP Pavilion 17 f200na i3 5010u and set it up to dual boot Windows8.1 with Ubuntu 14.04.1 64. Initially the Broadcom bcm43142 14e4:4365 rev 01 wifi ...
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how to fix broadcom drivers for ubuntu touch?

How can i solve my issue to get ubuntu touch running on my phone? I just create new defconfig for Ubuntu Touch to port on Galaxy S2 Plus, after compile it without problems, since my device doesn't ...
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Very slow wifi on Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro

I got very slow wifi connection on my Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro. I am using Ubuntu 14.10 Gnome. Because wifi is not working out of the box currently I set it up with sudo apt-get install ...
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WiFi not working on Ubuntu 14.04 amd64 / Qualcomm Network QCA8172

Today i've installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on amd64 Lenovo G710 laptop. Unfortunately, this is not my PC and i have to fix this issue with not working Wifi. In network-manager tray tool i see "Qualcomm ...
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Problem installing Broadcom BCM43142 on HP Pavilion 15-p073TX NB PC

I know this sounds similar but my problem is unique. I have a new HP Pavilion 15-p073TX NB PC. Recently I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 but was not able to start WIFI. I searched a bit and got some answers ...
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Problem installing Wifi drivers dell

My PCI id is 14e4:4365 I am using trusty. I tried to install drivers from this thread How do I install BCM43142 wireless drivers for Dell Vostro 3460/3560? and Broadcom 4365 wireless driver with ...
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Broadcom wireless driver doesn't work in ubuntu 14.04. My pci id is [14e4:43b1] (rev 03)

I'm dual booting win 8 and Ubuntu on Yoga 3 Pro. I had the same issues as other users: When I installed Ubuntu, the wifi wouldn't work until I blacklist'd ideapad_laptop. then touchpad/touchscreen ...
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Cannot connect to WiFi network wirelessly using Broadcom

I have followed the first answer from Intalling Broadcom Wireless Drivers which told me that the required firmware is installed by default, the package linux-firmware. I tried this, but it didn't ...
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Why won't ubuntu recognize my broadcom wifi card? [duplicate]

HP Compaq Presario C500. When I load up the additional drivers in software and updates, it doesn’t recognize my broadcom wifi card at all but when I run it live off of boot-able usb drive, it ...
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Broadcom LY-PHY WLAN card does not work in 14.04.1 on HP Mini 210

I have an HP Mini 210-1040NR that previously ran Windows 7 Starter. Because of extreme lag I downloaded and installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 and installed from a USB drive made by pendrivelinux. First, I used ...
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Unable to get wireless in a HP G7000 laptop

Trying to get wireless in an old HP G7000 laptop to no avail. Already installed firmware-b43-installer but still nothing. This is the wifi card: ~$ lspci -nn -d 14e4: 01:00.0 Network controller ...
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Wifi drivers uninstalled after shutdown

I am currently using bcmwl-kernel-source_6.30.223.141+bdcom-0ubuntu2_amd64 driver for my Dell and as soon as I restart or shutdown the driver is being uninstalled. Currently I am installing it ...
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Cannot join wireless networks on Ubuntu 14.10. Macbook pro 7.1

I've got an Ubuntu 14.10 live usb I'm fiddling with. At some point in the 12.xx cycle my wifi started getting funky in Ubuntu, and it's never recovered. I've got a mid-2010 Macbook pro (7.1) using ...
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Help with Broadcom 43142, networks do not appear, works with Win7 but not Ubuntu

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 to dual boot with Windows 7. When I boot up windows 7, I can access the internet but I can't when using Ubuntu. Am I missing the proper drivers? Does Ubuntu come ...
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my wifi is not working need help on 14.04

I'm new to Ubuntu and I'm having problems connecting to my WiFi here is the troubleshooting steps i did after researching it on the Internet but it was not helping as i can see the WiFi being listed ...
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Wireless not working after clean install on of ubuntu 14.04 on Dell 1501

I have installed Ubuntu for the first time and it looks great. I got the wired Internet to work using instructions from other threads but I can't get the wireless to work. Please see output from ...
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How to enable the Broadcom wireless module in Dell new XPS 13 with kernel newer than 3.14?

It is Broadcom BCM4352. The id is 14e4:43b1. I could not get it work with opensource driver described in https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx. And Broadcom driver cannot be ...
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Disconnection issues

As I'm using WiFi, the computer I use, sometimes disconnects, as my router switches off periodically. But when its back on, Ubuntu won't connect to it, and will ask me the Router WPA key. Is there ...
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How can I switch between “wl” and “b43” wifi modules without rebooting?

If I restart my computer with the following in /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf: blacklist b43 blacklist ssb blacklist wl Then I can either modprobe wl (broadcom STA, works well) or modprobe b43 ...
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Ubuntu - Method to install drivers [closed]

How do I install ethernet driver on Ubuntu? Isn there a program which installs the drivers?The .exe files dont work.There are linux editions but i do not know how to install them.
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Compaq 6510b can't connect to wireless network on Ubuntu 14.04.1

I have been trying to connect to my wireless network for weeks, tried a bunch of new and legacy open source and Broadcom STA-proprietary drivers for BCM4311 (103c:1371, wl) without the option to ...
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Network card wifi not working

My wifi is not working and I have a Compaq Presario C500 and my network card is a Realtek RTL8139/810x family fast Ethernet and Broadcom 802.11b/g WLAN. UPDATE: lspci -nnk | grep 14e4 says 06:00.0 ...
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Broadcom 4352 14e4:43b1 rev03 wifi + Bluetooth

Referring to this discussion Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers and this discussion Linux (Ubuntu 12.04) driver for Broadcom Corp BCM 4352 Wireless Network Adapter It is possible to have both Wi-Fi ...
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Why wireless driver doesn't work

There's a problem with wireless that the ifconfig doesn't show any wlan interface. I made sure that the interface is up by using : ifconfig wlan0 up and the result was something like : wlan0: ...
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Problems while creating wifi hotspot for Smartphones

Actually i wanted to enable a feature by which i want to make a wifi hotspot for my smart phones from my LAN connection of my laptop. So i tried to setup a it using ap-hotspot. But when i attempted to ...
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Suspicious SSL certificate

I have a Lenovo E330 laptop running Ubuntu 14.04. Sometimes the certificate in this picture: Prompts me when I start up the computer, and I find it looks quite suspicious. Can anybody tell me why ...
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I can't install b43-fwcutter

I have to install b43-fwcutter to my Ubuntu 14.04 for wireless. When I do sudo apt-get install b43-fwcutter it says: media change: please insert the disc labeled 'Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS _Trusty Tahr_ ...
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Wireless is disabled by hardware

I tried to use wifi in my notebook but a message appeared "Wireless is disabled by hardware" I have tried change physical switch, but didn't fix it. And use fn too, but nothing fixed this problem ...
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Connected to network, but browser will not load pages…most of the time FIXED

I found a work around. I had an old router laying around from before I had comcast. So I plugged it in to my comcast modem/router, and my desktop likes that network well enough. Not the coolest ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wifi not working Lenovo G560

I have a Lenovo G560. Wifi will not connect. I've tried other threads but nothing works please help using Ubuntu 14.04. I will provide any output needed to help solve the problem. lspci -nnk | grep ...
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Upgrading to 3.18 kernel causes wireless not to work

So I got the 3.18 kernel working on my system (I can boot into Unity now: hooray!). Unfortunately, this seems to have broken my wifi. Wired ethernet is still working, but Network Manager isnt ...
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Trouble With USB Wireless NIC BCM5754

I've done some research. It seems that many people struggled with Broadcom USB NIC's several years ago, but now I don't see a lot of topics asking for help. It's definitely not a "plug and play" ...
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LG 11T540 Network device

I'm planning to use Linux in my LG slidepad. I got to make it to boot through a flash usb. It has no ethernet device so I will have to solve this problem through download, copy, paste The computer ...
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Broadcom bcm4323 with ubuntu 12.04 having ndiswrapper problem

I can't seem to get this wireless usb to work. I have connected with a huge cable to my brothers-in-law internet upstairs, but I can't find it working. I have no idea what I need to do with the ...
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Broadcom wireless driver doesn't work in ubuntu 14.04. My pci id is [14e4:4727] (rev 01)

Ever since I installed Ubuntu 14.04 the wifi has stopped working. The pci id is : [14e4:4727] (rev 01). Any solutions?
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Wireless problem BCM4313 Ubuntu 14.04

Dear Ubuntu community, Most of the times you've helped me a lot, when things got difficult. However, I'm facing problems now with my wireless and I don't know how to solve them. I have too little ...
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connecting to a wireless network BCM 4318 Rev 2

I have recently downloaded Ubuntu 10.10 to replace Windows XP on our family laptop. I have accomplished a sound OS with one exception. The laptop will not detect a wireless network. before ...
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problem re-installing ubuntu 12.04 LTS amd64 on DELL inspiron 5454

I've just bought a second hand DELL. I always use Ubuntu, and DELL is usually very simple and straightforward, I usually never have any problems. However this DELL is having problem after problem. ...
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Can't connect to encrypted network with late 2012 macbook pro

I recently dual booted my late 2012 macbook pro with Ubuntu 14.10 and initially upon installation my macbook couldn't detect any networks. I did some googling and found this previously asked question ...
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Ubuntu on Alienware disconnects from network after a few minutes

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Alienware 14. The problem I'm facing is that when I connect to my wireless router (DLink DSL-2750B) the connection works only for a few minutes before ...
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Ubuntu does not detect wifi/bt combo card BCM4330 (AP6383)

I am working with a Zotac pi320. In Windows 8.1, the buit-in (sdio) wifi card is detected and shown in detailed device settings as a broadcom 4330. Secondary research confirms this, with a teardown ...
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no internet at all

Hi after installing the version 14.04 lts I have no internet access (wifi and wire) even though spending loads of time browsing and following all the steps in order to sort this out. My wireless is a ...
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Bluetooth didn't work for my Acer E11 (ES1-111-C0A7)

I bought a Acer E11 (ES1-111-C0A7) and upgraded it from Windows 8.1 to Ubuntu 14.10. When I use Win8.1, Bluetooth is working correctly but in Ubuntu it doesn't. I guess the BT chip is BCM43412, but ...
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installing Lubunto/linux on laptop wireless not working— broadcom 802.11n?

I am using an acer v5-471 laptop with 8gb ram, windows is laggy and I want to switch to linux, I took a particular interest in kali and downloaded it on a usb and booted it, it worked fine but the ...
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No wifi networks detected

I just got an older macbook air from a friend and it was running a bit slow so I decided to use Ubuntu! I have used Ubuntu in the past but I'm sort of a newbie so please bear with me. When I ...