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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Wifi connection problem [duplicate]

i just installed ubuntu 14.04 and when i'am connected with wifi i can't post or register on any site or forum there is no problem when iam using wired connection i've got broadcom 43142
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I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and the Broadcom BCM43241 card in my vaio duo 13 doesn't even show up

I have tried all the known solutions and it still won't work. I have tried the brcm modprobe after updating the firmware library as well as doing the blacklist thing for bcm43xx. Is there a fix for ...
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can i install the broadcom sta wireless driver to kubuntu from windows?

I need to install this driver for my wireless internet. I have windows and i was wondering if i downloaded the drive to windows could I transfer it to kubuntu and install it there? I understand ...
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Ethernet and Wireless on Dell Latitude D520 stopped working after upgrade to 14.10 [closed]

I have a Dell Latitude D520 that was wroking flawlessly until Ubuntu 14.10. During the installation the ethernet cable and wireless card worked but after the initial reboot the only way to connect to ...
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Acer R7 — Broadcom wireless driver does not load

This belongs in the category weird and freaky. I have one of the fancy "Ezel hinge" Acer R7 touch screen laptops. (i5, 12 GB RAM) Installing Linux to dual boot with Windows 8 is a pain... and so I ...
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I cannot get wifi due to the Broadcom driver not loading [closed]

System Preferences > 'Software' > search for 'additional drivers'. I select: Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA Wireless driver source from bcmwl-kernel source (proprietary) Asked to enter my password for ...
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Broadcom B43 WiFi not working in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop. Under the networking menu at the top, it is not showing any WiFi options. How can I get Wifi working in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? I have a Broadcom BCM4311 ...
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Extremely slow connection with a Broadcom BCM4313 wireless card

Recently upgraded into 14.04 from 12.04 using ubuntu update manager. After the system restart, the browser is not showing the web pages(although the wireless network is present/connected and running). ...
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WN3100 Wifi Dongle will not work with WPA2 Broadcom (BCM43231)

I can not get my Wireless dongle to work at all with WPA2 encryption. I noticed some people mentioned my same model works with WPA2. It works if I connect via WEP but that reduces my speed by a lot. ...
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Wifi not working on Ubuntu 14.04 macmini

I just installed 14.04 on a Mac Mini, and the wireless drivers are not working. I went into "additional drivers" and choose the broadcom proprietary drivers (like I did in 12.04) but they're not ...
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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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Broadcom card-reader BCM57765/BCM57785 doesn't work on ubuntu `12.04 LTS

I'm having a hard time with this one. I have an ACER ASPIRE ONE 756 and installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it. Everything works (with a little tweaking here and there), but unfortunately the build-in ...
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No network connection in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I installed 12.04 LTS on a Dell Vostro 1000 notebook. Network adapter is a broadcom 440x 10/100 Integrated Controller and a Dell Wireless 1390 WLAN Mini-Card. But I can not get network access ...
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Internal wifi not working on boot

I've got a Dell e1505 with a Broadcom BCM4311 for internal wifi. When I boot up it Ubuntu doesn't even acknowledge it and if I click on the network icon all it says is "Wireless Networks Disconnected" ...
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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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New install 12.4 LTS no network conncections [duplicate]

I installed 12.4 LTS on a Dell D520 with Broadcom 1390. No network connection, wired or wireless is recognized. No network is displayed for wired or wireless in network connection box. Both wired ...
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Trouble in installing Broadcomm drivers(Without Internet)

I had bought a new Dell Vostro 2520 with default OS Ubuntu 12.04 . Few days back the I the WIFI has not detected , - So i just deactivate the broadcomm driver through the "System Settings->Additional ...
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Will adding wireless firmware have an effect on the other OS?

My Dell Vostro 1500 laptop has both Vista and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and a Broadcom Wireless 1390 WLAN Mini-Card. I have not been able to get wireless working, but it works fine in Vista. I installed the ...
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wifi does not work in ubuntu 13.10 and broadcom bcm4313 hardware

I have already tried opensource as well as proprietary drivers but nothing seems to work. I'm stuck on this from 3 days, nothing seems to work. First I installed the proprietary drivers with apt-get ...
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install problem with Broadcom driver--apparent disk label mismatch

I'm installing Ubuntu 13.10 on an Acer laptop which incorporates a Broadcom 4312 wifi adapter. When I was running off the live CD (from the 32 bit download) I was able to install the required ...
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I can't connect to internet : network manager is disabled

Everything began when I was trying to use aircrack-ng suite on my ubuntu 12.04. I found on aircrack-ng website (http://www.aircrack-ng.org/doku.php?id=b43) that using a Broadcom driver and a wl ...
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Ubuntu apparently doesn't recognize wireless adapter

I want to install Ubuntu 13.10 on an older Acer laptop. I'm running the live CD, and Ubuntu doesn't recognize the Broadcom 802.11g wireless adapter. Windows Vista connects no problem. I'm a newbie, ...
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Problem with Network Interface Broadcom 14e4: 4359 [duplicate]

I recently bought a Lenovo and Essential B590 with windows 8 and decided to install Ubuntu13.10 as the primary operating system. Once deleted windows 8 installed Ubuntu and can not see that I ...
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Still problem with Wifi in Saucy Xubuntu

My laptop has a broadcom chip and yes, I've followed the related posts on this site like this one but I still have a problem. Not all features of the card work with a given configuration. By ...
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Can wlan0 & wlan1 both be active at the same time or will they interfere with each other?

I recently installed Lubuntu on an HP Pavilion which had previously been running Windows XP. The internal Broadcom wireless card was experiencing some drop off issues & is under Lubuntu as well. ...
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Wireless does not work (ubuntu 13.04)

I'm new to linux and installed Ubuntu 13.04 32bit on an older Dell Inspiron E1705 laptop. Both the wireless and wired ethernet connections are not recognized. I would appreciate any help getting ...
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Inspiron 1545 BCM 4312 wifi [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 today on my Inspiron 1545 and it works great. I am on an ethernet connection but would like my wifi to work too. I admit that this is my first time using any Linux ...
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Ubuntu not working, keeps freezing, unresponsive [duplicate]

I just replaced my Windows 7 with Ubuntu 12.04.1 and it hasn't been doing any of the things the guides said it would. Please do not mind that I am completely new to Ubuntu. First of all, during ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 - ...