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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Wifi with Broadcom BCM4313[14e4:4727] (rev01) not working after update

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on a HP Pavilion g6 and my wifi worked perfectly with the default drivers. However,after an update,the wifi was not working at all. I realized there was a driver problem and at ...
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Network manager gone after update [duplicate]

I did a software update on my HP 250 G3, after that the icon of the network manager is gone, connection is gone, if I plug an Ethernet cable in, nothing happens. If I go to settings > network, a pop ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on ancient MacBook. Wireless issues

So I decided to resurrect my old MacBook with the addition of ubuntu 14.04. The install went smoothly and I was happy to see that I had Wi-Fi drivers. However I cannot surf nor even ping my router. ...
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Wifi doesn't work on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I have exactly the same problem of this question, however solution accepted as answer doesn't work. I also did all the commands in comment of that question but still no success. The strange fact is ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 : WiFi very slow-tried many solutions-still no change!

UBUNTU 15.10: WiFi is very slow Even though I could not find out an exact solution for this version of Ubuntu, I tried the solutions given to other versions. But I could not fix it. The internet is ...
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WiFi failure in Ubuntu 14.04

My WiFi connection's been working fine for months and suddenly conked out. It's not the WiFi itself, as my phone and other machines can use it fine. It's my computer that can't connect to it (nor to ...
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Nothing displays for wifi connections

I just installed ubuntu to my external HDD. This is the first time ive ever used ubuntu. Up until now ive only used windows. My problem is that i can not get my wifi to work on ubuntu. It works on ...
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IPv6 on Asus PCE-AC56 adapter

I have a Ubuntu 15.10 box with an Asus PCE-AC56 wireless adapter, which uses the Broadcom 4352 chipset. I have this adapter working, however, I don't get a IPv6 address. I have Comcast at home and all ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 and BCM43142

I have a problem with my new HP 250 G4 notebook or better with the included wireless card and Ubuntu 15.10: When I'm near the wlan router it takes about 5s to connect to my network. At places with ...
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Very bad wifi connection, XPS 13 9350 Ubuntu 15.10

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 on the new XPS 13 9350 Laptop by Dell, it comes with a broadcom chip that isn't supported out of the box. I'm getting 1.5 Megabit download speed, if I tether to my phone that’...
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Wireless Firmware Missing on G4 Powerbook 12"

I have a 12" G4 Powerbook (867 MHz, 1.1 GB RAM) that I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on. I can't get the wifi to work, however. I've followed the instructions in the wiki (https://help.ubuntu.com/...
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Broadcom 43142 wireless drops frequently

My wireless card: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01) My system info: Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS \n \l I used sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source to install wireless driver....
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ubuntu wireless on hp stream 11 [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on hp stream 11. Wireless device is not being detected. Windows detects it as Broadcom BCM43142 802.11 bgn. Is it possible to get the drivers for Ubuntu and install ...
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Wifi very slow in Ubuntu 14.04, please help. It's a Broadcom

I have my wifi working and it's good on my other laptop, cellphone and xbox one but on my Ubuntu laptop it's horrible. lspi Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY [14e4:4315] (rev 01) ...
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Dell XPS13 9350 broadcom wireless still does not work after upgrading to kernel 4.4

I bought a Dell XPS13 9350 a few weeks ago. The wireless card (Broadcom 43a3) was not supported but was supposed to be supported from Linux Kernel 4.4 onwards. that was a long wait, schlepping an ...
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Wireless and Bluetooth are not working - Lenovo Y700

I have an issue trying to enable my wireless card for wifi and bluetooth. I have been looking on Google some answer but no one can fix this problem. As far I can see it's a problem with hard block, ...
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Wifi problem with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've lost since a couple of months my wifi connection at home on Ubuntu when before it was working perfectly and now I cannot even see it dunno why.. If I run Windows 7 I still can see my wifi Zyxel ...
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Wi-Fi dropping intermittently on Dell XPS13 (2015) - cfg80211 dmesg warning and stack trace

Every couple of minutes my Wi-Fi connection is dropping, and this is accompanied by a dmesg warning and stack trace like this: [ 2680.040170] ------------[ cut here ]------------ [ 2680.040197] ...
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Linksys AE2500 Ubuntu 15.10 keeps failing

I had the Linksys AE2500 running very happily in 15.04 using ndiswrapper from software centre. Have upgraded to 15.10 and it is now unusable. I can get internet access for 5-10 mins and then it stops ...
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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