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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No network devices available eventhough I can online

I have access to the internet... But I couldn't see or choose or add any wifi connection Cause it shows no network devices available under my network icon *-network ...
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error while compile driver

when i want compile broadcom wireless driver it give this error : root@hello-notebook:/home/hello/bcm/broadcom# make KBUILD_NOPEDANTIC=1 make -C /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build M=`pwd` make[1]: ...
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Can't connect to wireless, broadcom doesn't work

I have broadcom drivers but it doesn't work, when I hit apply change noething happens. I have only WIFI and can't connect to networks. Output of: lspci -vnn | grep Network : Network controlles ...
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Ubuntu Studio 15.04 Broadcom b43 issues

After looking at all the questions about this topic, I have no idea which way to proceed. I did look in the /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-bcm43.conf file & sure enough, b43 is there. I don't know how ...
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Problem with Wireless Network (broadcom 802.11 b/g bcm4312) on Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 recently. On booting to Ubuntu, I have a problem with connecting to wireless internet. The wired LAN is working properly. The Broadcom Wireless Adapter has ...
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Why does my wireless driver not loading on boot?

All before having any manually installed drivers, my wireless card was not working properly and I decided to download and install Broadcom BCM43225 drivers. It was a hard process for such a newbie ...
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Installed Lubuntu alternate 32 bit ver 14.04.1 on old Lenovo S10 - no wireless

I am completely new to lubuntu / ubuntu. I've installed "lubuntu 14.04.1 alternate" (CD version, as I could not get laptop to boot from usb) successfully on old Lenovo S10. It will network via ...
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Changing kernel driver from wl to b43

im running on ubuntu 14.10 and i want to change my wireless kernel driver from wl to b43. is there a step by step procedure to do this? here's my adapter info. i run sudo lspci -k 08:00.0 ...
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unable to use Wifi on my Dell Vostro 1400 with Ubuntu 12.04

How do I enable wifi with Ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell Vostro 1400 . Yesterday I tried some commands as you have suggested previously to other users . but today i am facing the same problem. Wireless ...
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Help installing Broadcom 43142 with no internet access

I'm new to linux, and have a copy (thanks, freegeek!) Of 12.04.5 for AMD 64-bit desktop I'd like to install on my new hard drive, but I cannot seem to install the drivers for my wireless card. Lspci ...
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No Wireless interface on Ubuntu 14.04 with Broadcom driver on Asus R556L

I can't seem to enable the wireless interface on the newly installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Asus 14.04 I've tried the solutions on: Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers but it still doesn't work I've ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 can't see Wi-Fi adapter

I'm a newbie trying to get Wi-Fi working. I went to additional drivers, waited for it to display the Broadcom driver package, clicked install. It never shows in the network dropdown. I've been trying ...
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Cannot connect to internet through DAP-1650

Problem I cannot connect to the Internet when connected to my DLink Wireless AC1200 Access Point DAP-1650 via Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS. I can connect to the Internet when connected to my Netgear ...
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Cannot join wireless networks on Ubuntu 14.10. Macbook pro 7.1

I've got an Ubuntu 14.10 live usb I'm fiddling with. At some point in the 12.xx cycle my wifi started getting funky in Ubuntu, and it's never recovered. I've got a mid-2010 Macbook pro (7.1) using ...
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Wireless not working after clean install on of ubuntu 14.04 on Dell 1501

I have installed Ubuntu for the first time and it looks great. I got the wired Internet to work using instructions from other threads but I can't get the wireless to work. Please see output from ...
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I can't install b43-fwcutter

I have to install b43-fwcutter to my Ubuntu 14.04 for wireless. When I do sudo apt-get install b43-fwcutter it says: media change: please insert the disc labeled 'Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS _Trusty Tahr_ ...
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Upgrading to 3.18 kernel causes wireless not to work

So I got the 3.18 kernel working on my system (I can boot into Unity now: hooray!). Unfortunately, this seems to have broken my wifi. Wired ethernet is still working, but Network Manager isnt ...
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Trouble With USB Wireless NIC BCM5754

I've done some research. It seems that many people struggled with Broadcom USB NIC's several years ago, but now I don't see a lot of topics asking for help. It's definitely not a "plug and play" ...
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No wifi networks detected

I just got an older macbook air from a friend and it was running a bit slow so I decided to use Ubuntu! I have used Ubuntu in the past but I'm sort of a newbie so please bear with me. When I ...
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Wireless card Broadcom 43142

On my new Asus A450J, I have a wireless network card Broadcom 43142 (14e4:4365). This WiFi card works well under the pre-installed Win 8.1. In a brand new installation of an Ubuntu, my wifi card ...
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Problems with aircrack-ng

i`m trying to crack an wifi , but when i type sudo airmon-ng start wlan0 it shows this: Found 4 processes that could cause trouble. If airodump-ng, aireplay-ng or airtun-ng stops working after a ...
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Some Wi-Fi connections are very slow, but internet is good

I use dual-boot between Windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.04. Everything runs smooth except one problem: The Wi-Fi doesn't always work well. I can connect with different Wi-Fi networks, but some networks are ...
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Trying to activate Netgear WNDA3100 N600 WiFi Dual Band Adapter

I am very new to Ubuntu and am having trouble setting up my new wireless adapter. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. I've added some more info about the adapter. th0 no wireless extensions. lo no ...
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Macbook air 2014 13" wireless driver

just installed ubuntu on a macbook air, but cant seem to find bcmwl that actually finishes the installation. I can't connect via ethernet so that's not an option. can someone give me a source or ...
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Installing restricted drivers application

I'm having trouble with my internet dard (which is a Broadcom). I have been told to install the restricted drivers application and then look for a proprietary driver. So:-- can anyone tell me where ...
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Help! WiFi problems with Ubuntu. (Full logs)

Okay, here's the situation. I have a Broadcom Corporation BCM4321 802.11a/b/g/n (rev 05) WiFi card, and It really doesn't like my new router; It won't connect, the Wireless manager shows connection ...
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WPA2 Personel very slow on Ubuntu 14.04

I have an up to date Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit). My wifi connection is very slow when I connect to a WPA2 Personel access point. here my wifi card ref: Broadcom Corporation BCM43227 802.11b/g/n ...
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Internet Connection failures

I have an HP Mini 1035NR that I just installed Unbuntu 14.04.1 on from 11.04. My wifi would connect just fine before I did the upgrade, and now it won't let me connect using wifi or ethernet. I've ...
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Problem with wi-fi. Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless, Ubuntu 14.04

I have a problem with wifi connection on my laptop with Ubuntu 14.04. I have now two routers and two different wifi connections in my house. One of them is perfectly working on everything(2 PC's on ...
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Synaptic can't find firmware-b43-installer

I recently installed Xubuntu on a Dell Latitude D630 and I had to install drivers for a Broadcom bcm4311 card. I downloaded b43-fwcutter and firmware-b43-installer on my other computer and put them on ...
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Broadcom wireless driver on Lenovo B590

I've just bought a notebook Lenovo B590 with Windows 8 preinstalled. I tried the Live version of Ubuntu 14.04. The WiFi wasn't working, but I went on Additional Driver and I selected "Using Broadcom ...
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Wireless problem with Broadcom BCM4313

I have wireless connection problem can't connect my wireless lspci -vvnn | grep 14e4 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:4727] ...
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Broadcom Wi-Fi Drivers won't activate on retina macbook pro

I'm on a rMBP (Macbook Pro) and have the exact same issue as this post except I'm using 14.04 . It looks like his problem was solved when he connected via ethernet however....I don't have an ethernet ...
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Wireless card problems

I'm new to linux so forgive me if this is redundant or unclear. I just finished installing ubuntu (14.04); however, when I try to connect to a wireless network via settings or the top menum I am not ...
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Constant interrutions in very slow Wifi brcmfmac43241b4-sdio in VAIO pro 13

my wifi works but is very slow and I have constant interruptions. I get in /var/log/syslog kernel: [ 2125.408367] brcmfmac: brcmf_escan_timeout: timer expired nm-tool: nm-tool NetworkManager ...
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Issue with Broadcom 4313 - wireless card very very slow in ubuntu 14.04

I have upgraded to 14.04. When I was in 12.04 I got the drivers from Broadcom website. But, now I can't get that for 14.04. I am just a user and I don't have much knowledge about ubuntu. I tried the ...
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How can i connect to wlan with my BCM4313 (14e4:4727)?

i am looking for help for getting my Broadcom Wlan card working on my laptop with Ubuntu. Until now i was not able to get it to work. Solutions i tried for now: 1. using the additional driver that ...
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Internet (both wifi and LAN) Stop working after some time

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on Dell N4050. But there is a problem with my internet. It first works fine. But after sometime about 3 to 4 min, it stop working. I tried to ping with server, default ...
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broadcom will not connect to wireless, ubuntu 12.04 on dell studio 1749

I have trawled through a multitude of questions regarding this problem, tried many of the given solutions and still the problem persists. Ethernet works fine but wireless is stuck in a loop trying to ...
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Installing Broadcom driver failed to install Acer AspireOne

I'm sure there is an answer to my problem somewhere, but I'm not able to find it. I'm a complete newbie, just downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 LTS a few days ago. It's on double boot at the moment as I wanted ...
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Problem with Broadcom BCM4312 on Ubuntu 13.10 Desktop

I'm new in Ubuntu and I have a problem with my Wireless card Broadcom BCM 4312... I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 Desktop on my netbook with USB, because i haven't got CD/DVD-ROM....Installation looks ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...