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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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 ...
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Wifi card not recognised

iwconfig does not recognize wifi card, wifi card is enabled and i have all drivers. Manufacturer website informs broadcom 4313 wireless adapter. I have assured that the required drivers are ...
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Wifi not working on Ubuntu Dual Boot with windows 8.1 ( ASUS X550LD ) [duplicate]

Hey guys i recently dual booted Windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop ASUS X550LD. The dual boot works perfectly but wifi doesnt connect in Ubuntu. It connects on Windows 8 perfectly. Any help ...
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Wifi networks switches automatically in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have Dell inspiron 1440 and OS ubuntu 14.04. MY wifi connection switches itself automatically to other networks, which causes me lot of problem. is there away to stop it. MY wifi driver is :Broadcom ...
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Can't detect wifi card on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Dell Inspiron 1525

I upgraded my ubuntu from 11.04 to 14.04. After the new install the OS can't detect my wifi card. The wifi signal is not detected and the light indicator is off. I didn't see broadcom in the list of ...
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Lubuntu 15.04 - Broadcom wi-fi wont work at all

Just installed Lubuntu 15.04 on an Acer Aspire 5100, the broadcom router is the BCM4311 model. I have tried a few different fixes but none of them seem to work. I have a few other Acer laptops that I ...
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Available wifi network list missing and intermittent wired connection

Never used Ubuntu before but fancied trying it out. Installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on a 10yo dell Inspiron laptop. Wifi was working on windows 7 yesterday but after getting rid of windows and solely ...
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Bluetooth does not detect any devices - Dell Inspiron 15/ 12.04LTS [duplicate]

The bluetooth adapter is visible and not blocked, but does not detect any devices at all while attempting to pair. rfkill list 0: dell-wifi: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no ...
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Unable to compile Broadcom wireless driver on kernel 4.x update

I can not manage to get the wifi works when updating my kernel to 4.x. During the installation, the Broadcom wireless driver failed to compile. I am getting this error : Error! The dkms.conf for ...
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Completely shagged my laptop with LILO

They say curiosity killed the cat- well I have managed to kill my computer by incorrectly installing lilo. I don't actually know why I thought I needed to install it but regardless, I need someone who ...
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My Laptop automatically disconnects from wifi

My laptop is running Ubuntu 14.04. It automatically disconnects from wifi after 4-5 minutes. After that it refuses to reconnect. I then turn off and on the wifi of the laptop from the hardware key. ...
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Thinkpad T43 bluetooth problem - internal adapter not working

I have Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS 32 bit installed on an IBM Thinkpad T43. I've been having problems with bluetooth. I'm trying to connect to some August SE50 speakers. The computer's own bluetooth adapter ...
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HP Pavilion dm1 - wifi does not work with ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

before anything else, please note that I am a complete newbie with Ubuntu. I can open a terminal and thats pretty much it. After updating kubuntu version, my notebook crashed. I am at a health resort ...
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ifconfig no inet no inet6 after newly install Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 myself. After reboot the network (wifi) doesn't work anymore, I do not have cable, so haven't tried ifconfig the eth0 doesn't have inet or inet6 item and lspci ...
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No WIfi after Update 14.04LTS and “dpk was interrupted”

I have just updated my system and now I have no wifi. I have tried following some of the answers to the other questions on this topic and get this: 01:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Qualcomm ...
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Can't connect to Wifi in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04

I just switched from windows to linux today so I'm a noob at this. Now, I'm running Ubuntu Gnome 14.04. I can't find any network icon on the top bar which is mentioned in the GNOME Help manual. I ...
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Broadcom wireless BCM43162 802.11ac Thinkpad E455 14e4:43ae rev 02

I found out that the Broadcom wireless card is model BCM43163. I tried installing the bcmi kernal source but it gets so far and hangs. Ctrl + C won't take it out. The wireless driver doesn't appear ...
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14.04LTS - Very Slow Ethernet Connection

Note that my system is not wireless. My motherboard is Asrock Z77 Extreme4, which uses BCM57781 Driver from Broadcom. It's my first day of using UBuntu, and it's been bugging me how the download ...
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Broadcom wifi won't connect in room router is in but will in another room further away. Although sometimes does connect - but drops later

I'm unsure whether this is a driver problem or a wifi signal problem. Broadcom wifi won't connect in room router is in but will in another room further away N.B. Sometimes it will connect - but the ...
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How to detect and implement wireless drivers on Gateway MX6446 Laptop?

I recently installed Ubuntu on my friend's laptop because Windows wasn't running well, but the wireless hardware may not be detected, or I may not have the appropriate drivers(?). I tried these ...
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How do I get my wireless card working

Hello guys I have problem with changing wifi channel on my wireless card. I am in Norway at the moment and I live in Bosnia, when I came here I can't find home network. My theory is that I have ...
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For a 32-bit Ubuntu 14.04 install, How to install Broadcom wireless 32 bit drivers offline

I have found the steps for doing this with the 64 bit installation of Ubuntu, and I assume that the steps are the same for the most part with the exception of the actual files used. I need some ...
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unable to use wifi on sony vaio duo 13 SVD13215CGB

I'm new to linux and I've recently installed ubuntu 15.04 onto my 16GB thumbdrive. The issue is that it has no wifi capability. lspci shows: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT DRAM ...
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Wifi not connecting automatically on boot

I have finally gotten the Broadcom wifi network card to work--Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01). This article was very helpful. However, every time I boot the computer, I ...
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Broadcom wireless network driver won't install offline

My Ubuntu 14.04 does not have network access. I tried installing the driver as explained here but it doesn't work. I get the exact same error message as ln78 complains about. Pilot6 responded to this ...
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No wifi on HP Pavilion DV7 with Ubuntu 12,04 [duplicate]

I recently updated to 14.04 but I found a whole lot of problems and decided to revert my changes with a clean install of 12.04. I didn't have any problems with the wifi before but now I can't seem to ...
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wifi firmware installation instruction procedure [duplicate]

my devices chip id is BCM4312 LP-PHY chip (PCI ID 14E4:4315),please give me the instruction to install firmware-b43-lpphy-installer.
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My Wifi keeps dropping in UBUNTU 14.04 LTS how to get it correct details are in link below

http://paste.ubuntu.com/11771954/ I have been trying to solve the error but unable to solve it. Please help me. I have referred to My wireless/WiFi connection does not work. What information is ...
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Random WiFI dropping in 15.04

I'm using 15.04-64 bit on a laptop 8GB RAM, Intel i7 4510U, Nvidia 840M. I only recently got Ubuntu to work after a lot of trouble with my Nvidia card. My WiFi randomly drops even though my router is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04Broadcomm 43142 wifi problem on HP p-011tx

Ubuntu 14.04 does not show wifi connection after new installation. Device is:HP p011tx Broadcomm 43142 802.11 adapter
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why doesn't lsmod show that bcmwl-kernel-source is already installed?

I'm confused. I installed bcmwl-kernel-source a couple of weeks ago, but I cannot see that it is installed with lsmod. However, if I try to install it again, it says I already have the latest version. ...
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Broadcom B43 WiFi not working in Ubuntu 15.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1 on my laptop. Networking menu at the top said "Wi-fi is disabled by hardware swith". Windows 8.1 wifi switch is not working. lspci -vnn | grep Network ...
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macbook 11,5 Wifi [14e4:43ba] doesn't work on 14.04

I installed ubuntu 14.04.02 on a new macbook pro 11,5 (15 inch), but wifi doesn't work. Here are some information about the wifi adapter. $ lspci -nn | grep 0280 04:00.0 Network controller ...