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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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Ubuntu 12.04 dell inspiron 1440 wireless network does not work with wireless networkdisconnected messages

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my laptop dell inspiron 1440. Wired connection works fine. But wireless connection does not work. I installed the driver. I can see my home wireless net work and ...
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Cant get Wifi working on my Mid/Late 2010 Macbook

I installed a fresh Ubutnu 13.10 on my mid/late 2010 Macbook (bought in November 2010) When I search the web, it says that you should just install Additional Drivers. Well, I did that, and ubuntu ...
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wifi not working in ubuntu 13.04 on lenovo g430 [duplicate]

I have lenovo g430 system in which my wireless card is bcm4312 . i just installed ubuntu 13.04 on my lenovo system along with windows 7 . All things are working properly except my wireless not ...
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Cannot connect to wifi after upgrade to 13.10 (BCM4313)

[Edit: the solution provided by chili555 solved my problem. However, note that I further had to remove the drivers "brcmsmac" and "bcma" from blacklisting in order for them to load at each boot ...
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How can I connect to wi-fi with this old laptop? [duplicate]

I recently got an old Dell Latitude-D610 laptop that was running Windows XP, I think, so I completely deleted XP and put Ubuntu on. Before I put Ubuntu on, the wi-fi was working just fine, but now it ...
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Missing firmware error on Lubuntu 12.04 LiveCD: b43-phy0 ERROR: Firmware file “b43/ucode5.fw” not found

I'm trying to install Lubuntu 12.04 LTS on my iBook G4 as the OS X 10.4.11 really isn't all that great. I originally tried to use the minimal CD, but that failed as you can see by my question here: ...
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Broadcom 4331 card stop works with “Radio hardware status changed to DISABLED”

At startup, wireless card works perfectly, but after some time, it stops work and starts work again only after reboot: dmesg: [ 225.648978] b43-phy0: Radio hardware status changed to DISABLED [ ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 can't see my WiFi

I'm trying out Ubuntu 13.10 from a Live DVD. It does not detect my WiFi or any other WiFi that my Windows 8 always shows. I typed lspci -v in Terminal and here's what it says: Network Controller: ...
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MacBookPro5,5 Broadcom STA Wireless Driver fails to install (ubuntu 12.04)

It says "Sorry, installation of this driver failed" Here's the log: 2014-01-09 12:50:31,831 DEBUG: BroadcomWLHandler enabled(): kmod disabled, bcm43xx: blacklisted, b43: blacklisted, b43legacy: ...
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Terminal stalls after sudo dpkg --configure -a and others

I'm trying to install the broadcom driver and have followed the instructions on the other threads. Everything seems to go well until the end, after it prompts "DKMS: install completed" the terminal ...
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how to enable drivers for BCM43142

My laptop is Dell Inspiron 17R 5720. My OS is Ubuntu 13.10. I was using WiFi before but one day it stopped working. Outputs of some commands: enedil@enedil-Dell:~$ lspci -k | grep -A2 Broadcom ...
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When attempting to install wireless driver I get error messages

I am dealing with the STA Broadcom driver I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a Dell Latitude E 5500. It authenticates fine and in the log tells me it went successfully but when trying to install the ...
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wireless duo issue

I've borrowed a Qualcomm Atheros AR5212/AR5213 external wireless card to use on long distances with external antenna, since my native Broadcom Corporation BCM4311 802.11a/b/g [14e4:4312] (b43 driver) ...
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wireless does not appear after instal of ubuntu on laptop ?

I need help the wireless does not work on my dell studio 1535 laptop. I have a Broadcom corporation BCM4322. Thanks
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Help needed in setting up wifi on ubuntu 12.10 with GNOME 3 on a Lenovo B590 laptop with BCM43142 Wireless LAN Controller [duplicate]

I use ubuntu 12.10 with GNOME 3 on a Lenovo B590 laptop with BCM43142 Wireless LAN Controller. Iam unable to configure to use wifi on my laptop. I tried this - sudo apt-get install --reinstall ...
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Updating Broadcom Wifi driver 12.04

As many others I ran into a problem with my Broadcom wifi driver on 12.04. Following the instructions at the Broadcom website Compile Broadcom wifi driver, I successfully made it work...well, almost. ...
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which update to avoid in order to work properly my broadcom wifi (Ubuntu 12.04?

i just bought a inspiron 3537 laptop , and i have the problem with a wireless card (broadcom) so i reinstalled ubuntu 12.04 , and it asks me which updates to do? which one do I exclude??
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Ubuntu 13.10: Broadcom 43142 not finding bluetooth devices

I have a Lenovo B590 laptop. The laptop is Ubuntu-certified for Ubuntu 12.04 64bit, so I wasn't expecting any problems. First I tried to get the Broadcom 43142 wifi/bluetooth module working on Ubuntu ...
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The old wireless problem [duplicate]

I am suffering from the same old wireless problem. I tried everything I could find on the net as well as Ubuntu forums, but nothing works. How can I fix this?? my device information from lshw -C ...
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No proprietary drivers are in use on this system

First off I want to say that I'm a completely noob at Ubuntu. I finally got it to work and 10 minutes later my wireless connection gave away and I got this message saying : No Proprietary drivers ...
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lspci shows wireless network device but network manager doesn't

The laptop is a Sony Vaio, model number vgn-cr290. I dropped it last night. The hard drive was bad, but I was able to fix that. After about 4 or 5 hours of trying to get wifi to work, I gave up. I ...
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Broadcom BCM 43142

I have a Lenovo G710 and I am unable to install my wireless card. Here are the details: uname -a: Linux ubuntu 3.8.0-34-generic #49~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Wed Nov 13 18:05:00 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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Broadcom b43 driver again: Why modprobe b43 manually?

I can see that this has been asked here several times before, but no one seems to have an answer or to be willing to give it, so I ask again. After reading through a dozens of tutorials, I finally ...
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I can't - install Broadcom STA wireless driver, connect to wifi, connect to Ethernet wired connection

I bought a Dell Vostro 2520 two days back and when I clicked wifi icon to connect to my wifi network, I couldn't see mine or any other wifi networks. So I then realized that I need to install a driver ...
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Wifi keeps connecting and disconnecting instantly

I have a dell vostro 1510 laptop. There is this wifi network which I have no problem connecting to with Windows OS on the same laptop. But when I try connecting to it using Ubuntu, wifi connects and ...
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Cannot get wireless network after suspend [duplicate]

I've been working on an issue of calculation for months, but I can't get my wireless card to work. It always shows to me : Device not ready. My laptop is Acer 4750g with Qualcomm Atheros AR9287 ...
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Wired and Wireless both are unclaimed on Alienware 18x

I just got my new Alienware 18x and I have installed Ubunt 12.04 (12.04.3) on my system. But unfortunately my wired and wireless both are not working. I am posting here output of all the important ...
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Wireless Very slow with 13.10 and BCM4313

I have a laptop with the BCM4313, and it was working perfectly in Ubuntu 13.04, but I recently upgraded to 13.10 and now my wireless performance is horrible. Initially it didn't work at all, but I ...
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UBuntu 12.04 Broadcom 4313 Wireless Problem

I am using Ubuntu 32bit and 64 bit. In Ubuntu 32 bit I was successful in working wirelessly, but slow. In Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit, I tried all: Activating Broadcom STA wirelss drivers no luck, deactiving ...
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Wireless not Working BCM43142 Ubuntu 12.10 on Sony Vaio Fit 15E SVF15414CXB

I recently bought Sony Vaio Fit 15E SVF15414CXB. It has a AMD 64-bit processor and is pre-installed with Windows 8. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 and made it dual boot. But to my surprise no wireless ...
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Install B43 drivers without internet connection [closed]

I've spent all day trying to solve this with no results. I am using elementaryOS Luna, but since it runs on Ubuntu... The problem I have is that my Dell Vostro 1500 has defective Ethernet. It can't ...
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Can't change brcm_monitor0 in /proc

I am trying to change the value in the file /proc/brcm_monitor0 from 0 to 1. This file is used to set Broadcom wifi modules into monitor mode. The default method to do this is: sudo -s echo 1 > ...
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BROADCOM 43142 not working on 3.8.0-32

i was running my Dell vostro 3560 on ubuntu 12.04 LTS on kernel 3.8.0-29. when i installed ubuntu, my wireless( broadcom 43142 ) was not working. so after searching on ask!ubuntu, i somehow managed to ...
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“No Network Devices Available” for BCM43241(SDIO) after fresh install of 13.10

I have a laptop vaio duo 13 which has a broadcom 43241 wireless card. My problem is similar to this one Broadcom Wi-Fi Adapter not recognized . I tried to install the driver brcmfmac(SDIO) here ...
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Wireless Driver Trouble

Ok so for certain reasons I don't want to install Ubuntu 13.10 I want 13.04. I am trying to install on a partition on a Mac Book Pro Retina 10.2. I am getting really frustrated because my wireless is ...
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Problem connecting to some wifi networks

I'm using Dell Latitude E5530 running Ubuntu 13.04 and I have problems with connecting to some WiFi networks. While I am able to connect to most of WiFi, in some cases system is repeatedly asking me ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 recognizes wifi networks but won't connect (BCM4313) [duplicate]

So, I partitioned my hard driver and installed Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.10 in partition C:. First I installed Windows and got the wifi device working by installing the proper drivers for Broadcom ...
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Cant access the internet

I am new user of Ubuntu. Almost everything is working fine, but I can't access the internet. I am connected to my home wifi, but can't access internet. Wifi is working fine on Windows 8 and cable ...
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BCM4313 stopped detecting some WiFi networks

The driver suddenly stopped detecting my WiFi network. But it is showing other networks available. Also, I haven't done any updates done at that moment. I have spent almost 10 hrs googling before ...
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Bluetooth support for Asus Z87i-Deluxe motherboard (WifiGo module)

I bought an Asus Z87i-deluxe motherboard in september and have had some issues with the drivers which Asus does only provide for windows. The motherboard has a wireless and bluetooth module as well as ...
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How to install broadcom LP-PHY drivers?

My Dell Inspirion is equipped with a Broadcom 14e4 4315 Low-Power wifi card. I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my system with hopes of making it my number one OS. When I booted it up, my wifi ...
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Wifi switch Amber (off) no matter what I do: Centos(RPM based Linux) w/ BCM4311 as wlan0

The wifi switch is permanently off in my hp dv6604nr in my Linux partition. This laptop is peculiar- wifi remains OFF by default until after windows 7 boots. Then it turns on after OS is loaded. ...
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What do I do with this tar.gz file from Broadcom for my Dell 1510 wireless card?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my 5-yr-old Dell Netbook in hopes of replacing Win XP. I know diddly about Linux, but I used to be able to get through DOS instructions, so I can type in a terminal. ...
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Problems with Building Drivers for BCM4313

I'm having a problem with my BCM4313 wireless network card (which I know many others have) but my problem is when I try to use make to build my driver I get the following: KBUILD_NOPEDANTIC=1 make -C ...
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Broadcom 43142: Wireless network not enabeling

When I try to type: sudo modprobe wl following error is diplayed FATAL: Module wl not found. I have follwed alot of other methods on this group still the same, i am on ubuntu 12.10
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Ethernet works with live CD, but doesn't after fresh install. [duplicate]

I just installed 13.10 on a dell laptop. During the install process it connected to the ethernet. Once install finished and I logged in for the first time I did not have ethernet. It has the ...
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wifi connection problem in asus eee pc having broadcom bcm4313

I'm a newcomer in linux.I'm currently using ubuntu 12.04. I used to use win7 but changed to linux for my asus eee pc 1225c. I'm having a problem with the wlan adapter. I've read a lot of posts but ...
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ASUS VX-6 Laptop Wireless not connecting

Someone posted a script a couple days ago, here is my output.Pastebin I can see wifi SSIDs in network, but cannot connect to mine. The only time wifi worked on 13.10 was in the Live CD, but wifi ...
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13.10 - Weird WiFi connection problems - WMP300N - Broadcom BCM4321

Just installed 13.10 on my desktop and I really like it. After having problems with getting the wifi to work, I installed it connected to the internet with an ethernet cable and added in the 3rd party ...
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abnormal boot screen 13.10 fresh install, possible broadcom error?

When I boot, after the BIOS I get a blank purple screen instead of the usual: ubuntu ...... and then a quick black screen that says: [ 11.398391] Support for cores revisions 0x17 and 0x18 ...