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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Wi-Fi..Ethernet..Nothing Works for 13.10

I've been at this for a couple of days. Can't find a solution that works. Did the trial of 13.1 and everything worked great. As soon as I did the install on my laptop (Dell Vostro 1520) I can't get ...
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13.10 BCM4313 network problems after update

I have a problem with my network adapter after upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10. The adapter works for literally several seconds after I establish the connection but then it looks as if it got clogged ...
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Dell wireless 1390 issue, No physical connection available

I am running a Live disk of kubuntu 13.10 on a Dell inspiron 1501 with a 1390 wireless card. I have already activated the STA driver that I have read about on other forums. My only problem now, is it ...
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Unable to connect to wireless network thru alternate driver

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Windows 7 PC. Am a complete newbie to the linux system. I first created a bootable Ubuntu USB to try out the OS without installing and the wireless worked fine ...
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hp 530 ubuntu 12.04 no wireless

I have a hp 530 laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 installed. With vista I could use the wireless hardware of it, but now it doesn't work. I have tried using the code: sudo rfkill unblock all Does anyone know ...
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device not ready firmware missing

Machine: HP dv9925nr, stock hardware. OS: ubuntu 12.04 LTS Issue: Broadcom wireless card seems to be missing firmware, according to error code from Networking menu: device not ready (firmware ...
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Broadcom wifi nightmare!

First of all... I'm a novice with Ubuntu/Linux. I became increasingly frustrated with Windows so installed Ubuntu (12.04/32 bit). However, I'm having a torrid time trying to get the wifi to work after ...
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Wireless device bug on 13.10. BCM4313 registers as eth1 instead of wlan0 and no internet access

My Hotel wiFi requires me to login with a username & password after connecting to the hotspot. So, my browser would open a page with username & passwrd fields to login and then connect to ...
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Broadcom bluetooth USB dongle not working in 13.10

Here is the Problem. I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on windows 7, after the install my plug and play Bluetooth dongle is not working. If i go to settings>Bluetooth (when the dongle is not plugged in) ...
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I got an error upgrading 13.04 to 13.10 now after DKMS install completed

I had an issue when I upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10 during the upgrade it hung up at the DKMS complete screen, I managed to recover the system with out loosing any of my program however when I try to ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Wifi Driver issues

I am very new to ubuntu and have installed 13.04 on my Dell Inspiron Mini 1012. When I go into Settings and open Additional Drivers to enable the "Using Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA wireless driver ...
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No Wireless Networks, BCM4313 [duplicate]

Just bought this little Asus 10 inch laptop that came with Ubuntu 12.04. Everything at my home was fine: Wireless identified and connected. As soon as I went to my girlfriend's house the trouble ...
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12.04 wifi problem

i know this has been asked a million times and that there are loads of topics on this all over the internet, but no solution worked for me so far. i have a lenovo computer with a broadcom wifi ...
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Upgraded kernel, wireless does not work

I have a Dell Latitude E5530, 64, with Windows and Ubuntu 12.10 quantal. I recently updated the kernel and now the wireless does not function. hardware relevant data: Intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 ...
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Wireless connection setting in ubuntu-12.04.3-desktop-i386 (Offline )

I just installed ubuntu-12.04.3-desktop-i386, but it didn't detect my wireless card (BCM4313). I don't have internet connection in ubuntu, but i have wireless connection in Window 7 environment. I ...
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Wireless not connecting on Ubuntu 13.10, Toshiba Satellite pro L 650

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Toshiba Satellite Pro L650. After several reboots, installing/ uninstalling the broadcom driver I still can't connect. It detects the wi fi signals and the ...
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No wireless ubuntu13.10

Installed ubuntu 13.10 yesterday no internet connection.12.10 ok and dongle ok,13.4 no dongle, nothing now. Compac mini 110c, broadcom 4313 (AR8132 Q.Atheros.) Only have ubuntu on notebook.
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Ethernet card dont work and wireless from other PC don't works too

I want to install Lubuntu on my two old laptops, but I tried a live boot of Lubuntu, and I noticed on my laptop the Wireless connection does not work. It's an HP 530 with a wireless card called: WLAN ...
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Don't have network connection using a BCM4313 adapter

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10, but since the upgrade I don't have internet access via wifi anymore. I can: See networks Connect to a network Ping myself (localhost, 192.168.0.103) I can't: ...
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Why can't I connect to new wireless networks?

I use ubuntu for a while now, and never had problems, I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and my wireless card is a Broadcom BCM4313. I can connect only to networks that I have already connected, and I just can't ...
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Can I install on Dell Studio 1535 laptop? [duplicate]

I have an old Dell Studio 1535 laptop running Vista. It runs like garbage. I'm thinking of purchasing a new laptop for most purposes, but thought I would repurpose the old one as a media ...
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difficulties with bcm4313 driver in ubuntu studio 13.04 [duplicate]

I have recently installed ubuntu studio 13.04 on my netbook. It is excellent, but i have some problems with my WiFi. If I use the command lspci I can see that I have a Broadcom bcm4313 wireless card ...
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Lenovo S10-3 wireless light doesn't work

I've rencently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on a Lenovo S10-3 but the wifi light doesn't turn on, my wireless device seems to be a broadcom 4313. The only Internet available conection is the wired one. ...
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No internet connection on Compaq 6735S laptop

I am new to Ubuntu (12.04.3). I installed the software to my laptop http://www.lapwik.com/hp-compaq_6735s for typical use (browsing, movies, music ,etc.) I am not a programmer and I can't understand ...
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Ubuntu 12.04, Dell 5520, Broadcom Device 4365, wireless connection not working

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell 5520. Wireless connections are totally working fine in windows 7. But in Ubuntu wireless connections are not even displayed. I tried the following commands ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 and MacBook 4,1 wireless problem; NO wired connection

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 to dual boot with OS X Lion on my MacBook 4,1 (early 2008). Wireless doesn't work. Ubuntu knows--get the Broadcom driver, right? Sure, but the problem is I'm tethered to ...
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Wireless not working when running 12.04 from USB

I'm trying to see if Ubuntu will work for me on my old laptop. I created a bootable USB drive for 12.04 I haven't done the proper installation yet. I selected the "try Ubuntu" option and run it off of ...
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How to set my wireless card into AP mode?

I've been trying to create an access point using hostapd, but I get an error message saying that my card doesn't support AP mode. I tried sudo iwconfig eth1 mode master and I get the following error: ...
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problem while installing wireless drivers for ubuntu 12.04

Recently i installed ubuntu 12.04 in my machine. it works fine with wired connections but when i want connect to the wireless its started showing some updates like broadcom STA wireless driver. I ...
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Wireless network connection help on 12.04?

I have all the drivers I need for my Ubuntu 12.04, but whenever I start up my computer it says there's no networks available. I go into additional drivers and it says there's a Broadcom one available, ...
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Broadcom's BCM43227 freezes Ubuntu

I am running an Ubuntu 13.04 (fresh installation) in my laptop Acer Aspire 5750G. After being working some time, Ubuntu gets stuck, it freezes, and the only thing I can do is to switch off the laptop. ...
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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 ...