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 card not detected on Dell XPS 13

Just got a dell XPS 13 which was preinstalled window 10. I like Ubuntu, therefore, delete Windows 10, and managed to install Ubuntu 14.04 on it. But, I cannot let it connect to the internet. Some ...
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Cannot use Wifi for Inspiron 1420 in Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS - Help Request [duplicate]

I am brand new to Ubuntu and Linux though I've had some computer experience on other platforms some years back. I recently wiped Windows Vista off of an old Dell Inspiron Laptop that I don't use ...
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Not able to connect Wifi

I know that this problem occurred many times, but still I could not fix this for me. I installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 32bit version on my Lenovo Thinkpad S10e. At first it was not able to connect to any ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Broadcom Bluetooth Problem [duplicate]

i have installed Ubuntu 15.04 on Dell Inspiron 15 3000 series, i fixed everything but bluetooth is not working as expected. here's what i have tried. 1. Tried as mentioned in this thread Link1 2. ...
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Wireless connection keeps dropping out

Running on a Dell Inspiron 3421. I just installed Ubuntu 15.04. I'm dual booting with windows 8.1 my issue is my wireless connection keeps dropping out in Ubuntu, but not in windows. i have installed ...
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Broadcom wireless device BCM4360 with wireless adapter number 14e4:43a0

You know BCM43xx drivers are headache. I could not find any access point when I first installed ubuntu. I have tried to install the driver with code below: sudo apt-get install --reinstall ...
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Ubuntu 14 won't even detect my home wireless network

My problem is that wireless is enabled in my router and works on other devices, the wireless switch is on in my laptop but connection only works with cable. I haven't tried logging in other networks, ...
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wifi problem with rlg [duplicate]

I have freshly installed 14.04 on an rlg laptop. after installing, the wifi is not working and I dont also have wired access to internet. the output of lspci -knn | grep Net -A2 is : 03:00.0 Network ...
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Wifi driver issue

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04LTS on my Lenovo z51-70. Its having a Broadcom Wireless card for WiFi. When I install the broadcom drivers, my lap isn't shutting down. it shows the download ...
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Stopped finding a specific wifi network, live works fine

I have Ubuntu 14.04.3 on a Dell Studio 1558 laptop with wi-fi adapter Broadcom Corporation BCM43224 802.11a/b/g/n (rev 01). My home modem/router is an EasyBox 803. Suddenly my Ubuntu doesn't even ...
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Dell Vostro 1510 WiFi Problem

I have an old laptop,Dell Vostro 1510. I needed to install Kubuntu 14.04.3 on it. It doesn't recognize the wireless. I entered: lspci -nn | grep 0280 in a terminal, as @chili555 suggested in ...
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14.04 bluetooth Unable to select SEP

in the past I had problem getting the bluetooth to work. although I fixed it with ubuntu 14.04 bluetooth BCM43142 no discovery (tx timeout) i still had issue with lags and skips 14.04 bluetooth lag ...
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Belkin play wireless adapter id 050d:615a

I got to the point where you do ndiswrapper -l, and it displayed that the device was present, but it still wasn't turning on. I also have already installed the bcmn43xx64.inf. dmesg results:[ ...
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Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers for ubuntu 15.04

I just followed the instructions to install Broadcom Drivers,every thing is working but at last instruction sudo apt-get install <bcmwl-kernel-source>,it just say: Reading package lists... Done ...
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How do I troubleshoot a Broadcom wireless card (BCM43224 , 14e4:4353)?

I am having problems connecting to Wifi with a dell laptop, using BCM43224 , 14e4:4353. Sometimes it works fine but on other days I am unable to access any webpages although I can see the network name ...
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Slow internet connection with Broadcom BCM43225

I have an Acer Aspire 7740G running ubuntu 14.04lts. Before, the internet connection speed is running fine but it started to slow down recently and sometimes I cannot access the internet at all. At ...
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Lenovo Z50-70 broeadcom wireless not working

I can't find proper driver for my broadcom wireless nic lspic -vv 02:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation Device 43ae (rev 02) Subsystem: Lenovo Device 0622 Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ ...
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Wireless on Ubuntu 14.04 not working all the time

This is my wireless driver: product: BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter vendor: Broadcom Corporation physical id: 0 bus info: pci@0000:02:00.0 version: 01 width: 64 bits clock: 33MHz ...
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BCM43228 not working after reboot

I am posting this thread after trying the solutions already provided in the forum but it does not work for me. Installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS version on Dell Latitude E6420 with a broadcom wifi devicie ...
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WiFi not working - 15.04 - Broadcom BCM4313 [14e4:4727] (rev 01)

I will first start by describing my problem: I have a 2 WiFis that I want to use on Ubuntu, they first worked and then after a few days they stopped stopped working. I tried reinstalling the machine, ...
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WiFi Has Stopped Working on MacBook Pro 7,1 with Unbuntu 14.04

Okay, so I'm very confused about what is going on with my computer. Below is my initial query, followed by an update to the situation. Initial Query I have recently removed OS X on my MacBook Pro ...
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WiFi connection easy mode?

Currently, the only way I've found to connect to WiFi networks on my Lubuntu 15.04 box is to open nm-connection-editor, type in an SSID, and enter security settings. Simply clicking on the network ...
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broadcom B4318 driver installation - cannot unload wl driver in 14.04

linux newbie problem: /i've installed 14.04 on an acer aspire laptop and cannot get the wifi to work (no wifi symbol in taskbar even). I've tried following the instructions here: ...
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HP Stream 14 (BCM43142) WiFi driver

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 for a HP Stream 14 Laptop. The WiFi network driver is not recognised automatically, so there´s no Internet. By making sudo lshw, the Network Controller is: BCM43142 ...
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Dell XPS 13 (2015) cannot find some wireless networks

I have Dell XPS 13 9343 (Ubuntu 15.04, 3.19 kernel) with Broadcom BCM4352 wireless card and it cannot find some wifi networks including mine. My other notebook (same Ubuntu version) and cellphone have ...
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Lubuntu 15.04 WiFi

I have a macbook 5,2 and downloaded Lubuntu 14.04 and WiFi won't work. I did a command to find the card (forgot what command exactly) and it came up as a Broadcom BCM4322. On the mac system profiler ...
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Broadcom BCM43142 driver

This is a continuation of this question. One answer said that the driver for the Broadcom BCM43142 wifi chip has "not been released into the mainstream yet". Does anyone know when it will become ...
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Sony Vaio Pro Duo 13 SDIO Broadcom BCM43241 Not Recognized

For the solution skip to the very bottom of this post. Keeping all track changes for anyone else looking for this. I've decided since the original post is no longer updated, I'm going to start a new ...
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Can't connect to Wifi 5GHz with Broadcom Corporation BCM4311

I am using b43 driver installed via synaptic package manager and I have loaded the module through command line “modprobe -r b43 bcma”. The wifi indicator on my pc light up and the wifi manager ...
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Broadcom wireless driver not working

I keep getting disconnected from the internet. When I try to reconnect, the system sometimes freezes completely. This is a known issue for my Wireless Card (Broadcom BCM43142) that has been covered ...
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BCM43142 monitor mode : operation not suported!

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in an HP pavilion 15 laptop which has BCM43142 hybrid adapter. But when I try to put my adapter in monitor mode I get the following message : Error for wireless request ...
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Wlan driver fails to auto-load in Xubuntu 14.04

I installed Xubuntu 14.04 on my dad's laptop, it has a Broadcom 43 wireless chip that works fine with the wl driver, but it fails to load at boot. If I run sudo modprobe wl , the wlan connects ...
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Problem with Broadcom BCM43142 wireless driver on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have some problems with my Broadcom BCM43142 wireless driver on Ubuntu 14.04. It connects to networks and work fine, but sometimes it gives me headaches because of many reasons: Sometimes it ...
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Kernel panic with bcmwl module

Recently, I have bought a Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro laptop and installed ubuntu 15.04 on it. After booting into a live session to install, wifi was not working. I googled that i have to install ...
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How to get Edimax EW 7811Un to work properly

Thanks to good people in this community, especially Jeremy31, I managed to get Edimax EW 7811Un to work, after hours and hours of trying. But, it seems that it can't reach "n" speed. Since I have ...
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Wireless Card not working [duplicate]

I am using a Dell Inspiron E1705 laptop with a Broadcom Corporation BCM4311 WLAN wireless card. I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 but I cannot seem to get my wifi to work. The option does not even ...
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can not insert module wl.ko

I have broadcom wireless card after installing Ubuntu 14.04 I tried to install wl driver , It worked fine but the problem was that I cannot inter monitor mode so I downloaded it's source ...
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Ubuntu internet not working with lower Wi-Fi signal levels

Ubuntu 14.04.3 not accessing internet traffic when Wi-Fi signal is at 2 bars of strength or less. It connects to the router/modem combo, but no web pages can be downloaded in any browser (or any ...
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Why did my Wifi stop working all of a sudden?

My wifi has stopped working since yesterday. It only starts working when I disable my connection and enable it again. Then it stops working after a couple of second again. Something is clearly really ...
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Broadcom Bluetooth module does not work in Ubuntu 15.04 (Broadcom 216F BT)

I am having trouble making Bluetooth working on my Dell XPS 13. Under kernel 3.19 I managed to get it working by using the firmware from the Windows driver (see here). For various reasons I had to ...
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How to properly update the kernel

According to this page, the BCM43340 Broadcom chipset is supported in kernel 4.0+. After booting this kernel on a machine, the network card was still not detected. On the other hand, it seems that ...
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Wireless connection doesnt work on ubuntu 10.04 [closed]

I have dual booted my dell laptop with ubuntu 10.04. In ubuntu wireless networks are not getting detected while wired connection works. In windows wifi networks are detected and works without a ...
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Ubuntu + Raspberry Pi 2

I have a question about Raspberry pi 2 and Ubuntu. I have seen in YouTube videos Ubuntu runs videos very slow because of NO video driver support in Ubuntu (including other versions / Lubuntu, Linaro ...
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Wifi and Bluetooth Not working on Ubuntu 14.04 but working on Windows 8 [duplicate]

Even after updating with sudo apt-get install update (while connected with wired network), it still does not see available wifi nor does the enabled bluetooth able to find any bluetooth, just ...
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Broadcom wireless disabled after sleep on HP Pavillion

I've dropped a Ubuntu 14.04 onto a new HP Pavilion laptop. After installing the bcmwl-kernel-source package, the Wi-Fi appears to work, however after putting the laptop to sleep (via closing the lid) ...
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ubuntu 14.04 bluetooth BCM43142 no discovery (tx timeout)

i was browsing many posts regarding the issue, though i could not find a monolithic answer. the issue: unable to discover\detect other bluetooth nodes. information: $ uname -r 3.13.0-59-generic $ ...
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Can't install firmware-b43-installer online

I'm on a fresh install of Lubuntu 15.04 on a Dell Latitude D630 - specifically, I've got a Broadcom BCM4311 wireless network card. I've read through the instructions at ...
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Is there an Android ROM flashing utility available for Ubuntu 14.04?

Is there any Utility that can be used in Ubuntu 14.04 to flash a ROM or a custom recovery to an android? I am interested in flashing the stock ROM and CWM recovery to a Broadcom chip based android ...
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What driver should I use for BCM4360 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:43a0] [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu on my Macair but wifi cannot be detected.My wireless device is Broadcom Corporation BCM4360 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:43a0] (rev 03). I am wondering which kind of ...
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Recently installed Ubuntu, Wifi is not working. How do I fix this? [duplicate]

Just installed my first Linux Distro; Ubuntu 14.04 and I couldn't access the wifi. I tried following some other guides but all of them didn't and gave me Errors. Can I have some clear instructions as ...