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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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 ...
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How can I install Broadcom drivers on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

This is my first time installing an Ubuntu system onto my laptop which is a Dell Inspiron 6400. It used to run Windows XP, and when installing Ubuntu it said that the wired network was detected and ...
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Wifi broadcom does not work

I know there are a lot of posts like this one, but I have not succeeded yet! I just installed 12.04. At the beginning, the network manager was not showing the wireless networks. The output of lspci ...
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unable to establish Wi-Fi connection on some wireless networks

I'm unable to connect to only some networks (password/SSID triple check) with my default wireless adapter Broadcom BCM4313 802.11b/g/n (using Proprietary driver Broadcom STA) while running Ubuntu ...
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Broadcom STA wireless driver [duplicate]

When trying to activate the wireless driver, I get it could not be activated. It says to check the logs. I am a complete noobie to ubuntu and am generally trying to learn more about computers as I go. ...
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Broadcom Wireless won't install at all! 12.04.3 Ubuntu Desktop [duplicate]

BroadCom BCM43227 802.11b/g/ ifconfig shows only eth0 and lo. No wlan0 shows. I need this problem fixed soon, because I need to be able to take this laptop to do my work. I tried all of the options ...
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How to install a wireless driver offline

SoI have been trying Ubuntu but it won't recognize the broadcom wireless card on my mobo. there are some broadcom divers under the drivers section in settings, but, as I cant download them I got them ...
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Broadcom STA driver fails to install missing wl on Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS / Linux 3.8 [closed]

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my HP Folio 13 I cannot get wireless to work. My kernel is 3.8.0-29-generic and my wireless module is a Broadcom BCM4313. After running rfkill list all: 0: ...
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I still cannot fix my wifi [duplicate]

Wifi does not work at all. I've tried this: http://lkubuntu.wordpress.com/2011/09/08/how-to-fix-broadcom-43xx/ And also upgrading my kernels. I've also tried removing the drivers and updating them. ...
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How do I get proprietary Broadcom drivers to work after installation?

This is my first installation of Ubuntu, but I've been running it live on a DVD and flash drive for months. Today I installed Ubuntu 13.04 onto a 3-year old Lenovo G550 laptop, and it has a ...
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Problem with Ubuntu 12.04 and Ideapad N581 (Broadcom)

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo Ideapad N581 and can't get the wifi to work reliably. I know it's a problem with the Broadcom drivers, but I still can't really work it out, I've tried a few ...
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Broadcom 2046 - Bluetooth doesn't connect / discover devices, 13.04

I found many attempts to the well-known problem with Broadcom 43xx chipsets - wireless/bluetooth not working, but I have an older version BC 2046 and can't figure out what to do. Bluetooth won't ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Can't get wireless working on Dell latitude d620

I was trying to get Ubuntu working on old laptop. I believed it's wireless driver issue. Output from a couple of commands: myhost@ubuntu:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ...
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Problems with Broadcom bcm4311 wireless card on HP Pavillion dv6000

I hope someone can help out with this (I've tried all possible solutions proposed for similar problems, but non has solved the problem so far). I installed Ubuntu 13.04 (for the first time in my ...
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ubuntu 12.04 upgrade stopped my wifi, broadcom

UPDATE TO THE SAGA BELOW-SUCCESS How to Install Broadcom Wireless Drivers this link is great and yes I did need to remove the SLA driver(ubuntu default driver) -it would not work to try to remove it ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 does not recognize wireless adapter (14e4:4365)

I replaced Windows 8 on my laptop with Ubuntu and neglected to check if my wifi adapter (14e4:4365) would work. I've tried a few solutions to make it work, but I can't seem to make it happen. I don't ...
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Not able to connect to wifi, using wl driver, having already blacklisted bcma and brcmsmac (BCM4313)

I have the broadcom 4313 [14e4:4727] wireless interface and my laptop is Lenovo z580 running Ubuntu 12.04. The output of lspci -k | grep wl, gives Kernel driver in use: wl Kernel modules: wl, ...
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Network card is not working, after installing Ubuntu on my Dell All-In-One 19 [duplicate]

My original OS was Windows Vista home. I'm relatively new to Linux, so this is pretty difficult on my end. After looking up other forum topics, I ended up typing lspci|grep Net and the result was: ...
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B43 wireless ubuntu 12.10 retina Mac Pro

Can't access the USB wifi documentation. So because of that I can't download the drivers for wifi. I have no Ethernet connection and I need to get my wifi to work.
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Consistently lose wireless internet after sitting idle for an extended time

I have a laptop running Ubuntu 13.04, however this has been an issue that has plagued me since I started using Ubuntu with 10.04. My laptop, after sitting idle for an extended amount of time, loses ...
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Slow Wifi connection on Asus EE PC Seashell series

I have some strange wifi problems with my asus eee pc (1215p) on ubuntu 12.4LST 32bit: I can't access the netbook (A) from another machine (B) within the same local wifi network. When pinging from B ...
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Wireless network connectivity is not working

Hi I have a Dell Inspiron 6400 and have been running Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS alongside windows for a few months. I decided to get rid of windows and move over to Ubuntu completely yesterday and started ...
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BCM4313 eats up all the wifi

I have a problem similar to this : While using internet on ubuntu, all other computers get bad internet connection So the problem is, whenever I log onto Ubuntu Internet, all other computers Internet ...
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how can I reinstall my wireless drivers for bcm broadcomm 4311

I am using ubuntu 12.10, and I got the broadcomm 4311 bcm drivers working by the help from one of the ask ubuntu sites, but now for some reason the laptop looses connection on its own, while other ...
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Can't connect to wireless Macbook pro

I cannot connect wireless on the macbook pro running linux. So Linux is pretty much useless as my router is far away and in a spot that is annoying to work in, so, I need wireless. Any help would ...
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very slow boot for 12.04, strange broadcom error in dmesg log

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a 7,1 Macbook Pro (4GB , Intel® Core™2 Duo CPU P8600 @ 2.40GHz × 2) and my system has suddenly started to take a very long time to boot after I log in. If I restart or ...
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I can not connect to wireless network Ubuntu 12.04

Below is my wireless card information. Command : sudo lshw -C network Output : *-network UNCLAIMED description: Network controller product: BCM4313 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN Controller ...
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broadcom 4313gn wifi adapter can't connect wifi 12.04

I have a HP sleekbook envy with a broadcom 4313gn wifi adapter, and i can't get the wireless adapter to work. I can see wireless connections that are available, but when i try to connect and put in ...
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Why is my wireless turned off after every reboot; only turning on when I run “modprobe b43”?

I have wiped Windows and installed Ubuntu 10.04 on an HP Pavilion zv5000. I find that my wireless is turned off every time I reboot. I can get it to turn on again by running the following commands ...
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how do I get WPA2 connection to work using wl.ko proprietary driver? [closed]

for some time I've been using local WPE wi-fi, which was simply managed using iwconfig, using the following line of commands on the startup: sudo modprobe wl && sudo ifconfig eth1 up ...
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BCM4331 not using full capabilities

I have installed Ubuntu alongside OS X on my macbook pro 8,1 and I have found the that the wifi card (BCM4331) does not appear to use all 3 antennas that the card has. I know that the router I am ...
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BCM 4313 lost connection on Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

hope u can help me. I have a Dell Inspiron N4030 and using on it the Ubuntu 13.04. This notebook has a BCM 4313 Broadcom wifi chipset, that is causing some headaches to me. It connects but, after a ...
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bcm 4312 lp-phy not scanning wireless networks

I have installed ubuntu 13.04 on lenovo G430. my BCM 4312 LP-PHY card not detecting any wireless network. I am getting error message WL SCAN ERROR at boot up time. pls suggest solution.
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bcmwl-kernel-source installation failure, depmod freezing and crashing

After purchasing a new network adapter (ASUS PCE-AC66, Broadcom Chipset), I researched into its Linux support, and found that supposedly bcmwl-kernel-source package should satisfy my needs on my 13.04 ...
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Where do Broadcom wireless drivers log?

I'm on Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 and I have a feeling that my laptop's Broadcom wireless drivers are the root cause of my machine crashing every so often without any reproducible reason. I'll spare you the ...
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Why don't my Broadcom modules automatically load?

At work I was given a Dell Lattitude E6320 laptop (64-bit) with Windows 7 installed on it. I used it for a few months (with no problems using wired or wireless networking) and then decided to gut the ...
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Wireless Driver Installation (BCM4312)

I have just installed Lubuntu 12.10 in my Lenovo IdeaPad S10 (don't know the exact series). I have Broadcom BCM4312 wireless chipset for my wi-fi and I have tried installing the firmware using the ...
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how to install BCM4312 drivers in Ubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

i just installed Ubuntu 13.04 this morning (new to Linux). and ever since then i've been trying to get WIFI to work. i found out what the problem was, that i need drivers. my wireless card is BCM4312 ...
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Problems with wifi connection in 12.04

I know that there are already heaps of threads on this subject but I couldn't find anything that worked. I have used ubuntu 12.04 for over a year now and never had any problems with my wireless ...
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My ubuntu crashes and an error screen appears

My ubuntu crashes after it has started and it prints some weird stuff like on DOS. I tried using Ubuntu rescue remix but it said that there were some firmware missing b43-open/ucode.fw;b43/ucode.fw ...
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Connection issue with Ubuntu/Lubuntu 13.04

recently, i've moved to Ubuntu to gain more speed than windows 7, everything worked perfectly except for 1 thing: The internet. With both wifi and cable, i can look at youtube videos, browse ...
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How can I fix Airmon-ng giving a black screen?

When I run sudo airmon-ng or airmon-ng wlan0, it shows a black screen. I can't take a screenshot of it or copy it and can't type anything using the keyboard. I tried re-installing but got the same ...
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Wireless driver stops working after reboot

Decided to give Ubuntu a try after a couple of years away from Linux. The Additional Drivers utility failed and so I ended up doing research online to find a fix. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Vista ...
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WIfi not working after installing Ubuntu 13.04 — Broadcom BCM4313 [duplicate]

So my network connection is not working at all after formating my computer and installing Ubuntu 13.04. Before formating, I was using Windows 7 in one partition and Ubuntu 12.04 in another. I ...