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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Linux (Ubuntu 12.04) driver for Broadcom Corp BCM 4352 Wireless Network Adapter

I've recently purchased a Dell Alienware 17 laptop and I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (kernel = 3.11.0-15) on it. The problem is that the wireless card (Broadcom Corporation BCM4352 802.11ac ...
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Broadcom 4313 doesnt work with brcmsmac drivers

my problem is that I need work with brcmsmac drivers on broadcom 4313. And my wifi works only when I am 1 or 2 metres from router when I am using brcmsmac . When I switch to wl drivers, everything ...
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Broadcom Wireless for Compaq 615 on Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS

I have a problem where after recent updates my Wifi stopped working. I can detect my wireless network but when attempting to join it the wifi icon in the task bar just 'rolls' the wifi signal ...
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broadcom wireless driver broke apt, can't fix it

I just got an old laptop and in an attempt to get the wireless working, I searched for a way to get the wireless working. I found a way, but somewhere in there, something went wrong and I didn't know. ...
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Ubuntu Wireless Issue - Broadcom 14e4:4319 / 14e4:4320 - broke then fixed then broke

Dear Ubuntu Community, I was having as issue with my broadcom wireless card, model: Broadcom Corporation BCM4318 [AirForce 54g] 802.11a/b/g PCI Express Transceiver [14e4:4319] (rev 02) Broadcom ...
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Drivers Broadcom 4306/3 for 12.04 on a non-PAE

(I lack the requisite reputation to comment to the mostly excellent post on the subject below Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers so I am forced to ask separately) Dell D505 laptop with bcm4306 ...
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Ubuntu Won't Connect to the Internet - BCM4312

I've looked at the other questions about having problems connecting to the internet, but it hasn't worked for me so far. I bought a netbook and I wanted to try Ubuntu out, which I installed from a ...
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Lenovo wireless issue

When I turn on my Lenovo G550, the wireless card's led is not flashing and I cannot scan for wireless networks. When I go to the Additional Drivers to install the missing driver I indeed find my ...
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No wifi connection Dell5420 on Ubuntu

Can anyone tell me if the Wireless driver problem with Dell Inspiron 5420 is solved or not? Few months ago I have tried all the process I can find but nothing worked for me.Now if someone can tell me ...
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broadcom wireless BCM43142 does not discover all wireless networks in range

I reviewed this, and I'm familiar with wlan device disappear (BCM43142) although it seems that the wireless adapter is installed (claimed) correctly, I'm unable to discover all wireless network in ...
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Broadcom STA wireless driver won't install [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows vista on my Acer Extensa 4620Z. Wi-fi works fine in vista. When I try and install the Broadcom STA wireless driver in Ubuntu it says: Sorry, Installation of the ...
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Cannot connect to Broadcom BC

I have the exact same problem as this question. I have a Lenovo B590, but the same wireless adapter. I am running Lubuntu 12.04. Things I have done: The wireless was crap out of the box. Updated ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.3 64-bit Live CD interrupted during Gparted execution, what can I use to recover data? [closed]

Okay, so I started Gparted in a Live CD environment (an older 12.04.3 64-bit image from 2013, from when .3 just came out [which I needed to get working on my efi computer with secure boot enabled]). ...
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Trouble Installing broadcom 43142 drive in linux 12.10

I've checked/tried pretty much every link in the ubuntu forums, and I still can't get anything to work. One of the most common suggestions is to download a driver from jas.gemnetworks.com, but this ...
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Broadcom 4313 on ubuntu 12.04 have some problem

i have lenovo z58 laptop and i have installed ubuntu 12.04 The wifi hardware is Broadcom and reading on-line hi have resolved the problem about driver Now the wifi works. The problem is that when my ...
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Constantly prompted to enter wifi password with a Broadcom BCM4323

Our last router worked just fine, I stayed connected to it wirelessly flawlessly (using Ubuntu 12.04 and Ndiswrapper). I installed our new router and now I can't connect to it at all. All 4 mobile ...
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Broadcom BCM4315 can't connect to my WiFi network — what to do?

I own a Dell Inspiron 1525 with a Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b wireless controller. The problem is that WiFi does not work well. I have tried many solutions proposed on the web, including ...
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How do I get a Broadcom BCM4318 wireless card on a Dell Latitude D510 working? [duplicate]

iwconfig lo no wireless extensions. wlan0 IEEE 802.11bg ESSID:off/any Mode:Managed Access Point: Not-Associated Tx-Power=off Retry long limit:7 RTS thr:off ...
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Can´t see network on Ubuntu 13.10

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop(Lenovo G580) and can´t find one of two wifis in my house. The other one works perfectly - when I´m in range, but it doesn´t reach all the way to the room I need. ...
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Problems working with Broadcom 4352 Wireless card

Not sure if this is a duplicate of Broadcom STA driver doesn't work well with BCM4313 or not. It's the same series I think but I've seen no explicit reference to 4352 or 43xx (implying it's ...
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Broadcom BCM4321 cannot find networks

I've spend a couple of hours now trying to get my wifi card working. I moved the PCI-card from a working machine to a new one. Both running Ubuntu 12.04. The card worked fine in the first machine but ...
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DNS fails intermittently in 13.10 after update

After update of the following packages: https://gist.github.com/xgdgsc/d52ab6a05adafb152221 I get intermittent DNS failure for less than 1 min every a few minutes. At the same time, other devices ...
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Dell Latitude D630 wireless issues running Ubuntu 13.10

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Dell Latitude D630. I'm new to Linux and don't know too much about it. I've researched a few solutions to this problem, but none have worked, or I couldn't complete ...
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Wireless networks never show up, after trying almost everything

I got a new laptop and I installed Ubuntu 13.04, and then I noticed wifi isn't working. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 and now I'm still at 12.10 with no wifi. I have this wireless USB card (I'm connected ...
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Wireless not working on Dell Latiude 3330 ubuntu preinstalled

I just bought a Dell Latitude 3330 with Ubuntu 12.04 pre-installed. Wireless worked without a problem for a few days and then stopped. The wireless broadcom is BCM4352. Tried everything but still not ...
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Possible to get BCM propietary driver working with bcm4313?

Please forgive me if there's any answer out there and I just haven't found it. I've been reading up on this topic quite a bit (about a week,) google, ubuntu bugs, askubuntu, you name it... have ...
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Unable to connect to wifi on my dell inspiron 5520

I am unable to connect to wifi through my dell inspiron 5520.It has a broadcom wifi. 08:00.0 Network controller [0280]:Brodcom corporation Device[14e4:4365](rev 01). Kindly help me in how and where ...
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Wireless internet problems with Macbook Pro 11,1

I have xubuntu 13.10 installed on a late 2013 macbook pro. It has a broadcom wireless card: lspci -vvnn | grep 14e4 02:00.0 Multimedia controller [0480]: Broadcom Corporation Device [14e4:1570] ...
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Making Broadcom BCM4313 driver gives error: implicit declaration of function ‘create_proc_entry’

I’m trying to build a driver for my bcm4313 wireless network adapter using these instructions from broadcom. I'm getting this error: KBUILD_NOPEDANTIC=1 make -C /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build M=`pwd` ...
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Acer Aspire-R7 WiFi

Will Ubuntu ever support the Acer Aspire-R7? It uses a custom Broadcom chipset. I even tried using an external USB 'EnGenius Wireless N', but the driver crashes. I give up at this point. I don't have ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 : wifi card BCM43142 not working

I'm having troubles with my Broadcom wireless adapter bcm43142. I tried this solution: Help I haved no wireless sinced installing updates on 12.10 (the 2nd one, because the WiFi card does not appear ...
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Broadcom wireless driver doesn't see all the AP

I have 2 notebook that see all the wireless access point except one. The computers are: HP Pavilion DV6 - wifi Broadcom BCM4312 - Kubuntu 13.10 64bit Asus EEEPC 1018P - wifi broadcom BMC4313 - ...
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Wireless does not work on Levovo G530 (Broadcom 4312) ubuntu 13.10

I am having problems getting my wifi to work on a Lenovo G530. The output of lspci -vvnn | grep 14e4 is the following: 04:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g ...
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Ubuntu 13.10: No ethernet + WiFi on hp mini 1033CL netbook (Marvell + BCM4312)

I took out my hp mini 1033 CL netbook from its retirement today and installed Ubuntu 13.10 on it to use it during a trip abroad soon. All seems to be working fine except connecting it to the ...
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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. ...