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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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Broadcom Wi-Fi Adapter not recognized

I'm trying to get wireless card working, Conditions: ubuntu 12.04 3 sony vaio duo 13 Wi-Fi Adapter Broadcom BCM43241 (802.11a/b/g/n) However, first of all $ lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel ...
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How to install broadcom 4313 driver?

I try all methods in the ask ubuntu but it didn't work. lspci -nn | grep Wireless output: 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter ...
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How do I download drivers for Broadcom 4311 802.11 from another PC and install them on 13.04?

How do I download drivers for Broadcom 4311 802.11 from another PC and install them on 13.04?
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B43 not (always) starting up correctly

I am getting the error message: b43-phy0 ERROR: FOUND UNSUPPORTED PHY (Analog 15, Type 15, Revision 255) Which would indicate a driver problem. However, this seems not to be the case since it will ...
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wireless networks are not showing up for ubuntu 12.04 LTS in HP Dv5 Laptop [duplicate]

I am new to Linux.I Installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32bit version newly in my HP dv5 series laptop. Now I am not able to connect to a wireless network. I tried installing Broadcom STA wireless Driver ...
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BCM4311 wireless - works with B43 modprobe then stops - advice

I've been at whit's ends for over 4 months with this issue on my HP-550 laptop. Finally after 2 more hours today, found this solution (09/2013), but it doesn't appear to 'remember' once I reboot. Not ...
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Why are Broadcom such an issue for Ubuntu?

Is there a spesific reason why there are so many broadcom problems here on Ask Ubuntu, and on any other Ubuntu forum? What's the problem with Broadcom?
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Wireless Internet not working - cannot activate broadcom proprietary driver

I have seen this question asked by others but despite trying as many solutions as I can nothing seems to be working! The closest I have come is using the answer to this question Broadcom driver woes ...
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Having trouble installing Bradcom STA driver

I just installed Ubuntu and love it so much, its so fast now. But I have a problem connecting to the internet. I checked and saw I have to install the driver Broadcom STA wireless driver but every ...
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Kernel fails to build Broadcomm dkms modules, how to fix it?

My computer is not recognising the wireless network. When I try to activate my drivers I get errors. I tried to solve by: sudo apt-get remove bcmwl-kernel-source sudo apt-get install ...
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Can't get Broadcom 43142 drivers to work after installation on 5420 Inspiron

I'm a complete newbie to ubuntu, I've already installed and reinstalled the Broadcom driver required done a numerous amount of steps on terminal but I can't seem to get wireless working. However, my ...
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Cannot install Broadcom STA wireless driver [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 12.0.4 and I cannot get the driver for my Broadcom BCM4311 wireless card installed. I have searched through the forums and tried many methods including using the Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 having strange issue with WPA2/Enterprise

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu and I'm not sure that I'm going to state all the necessary information, so please don't hesitate to ask me for more. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Dell Latitude E5430. ...
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Macbook Pro 8,2 - Wireless Works without the N

Using Ubuntu 13.04 on a Macbook Pro 8,2 2011 I've almost fully switched to Linux from OS X and there is one last thing I can't figure out. I installed my wireless driver and it works fine, however ...
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Setting up wireless internet on Ubuntu 12.04 - Errors with Broadcom STA wireless driver

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on the Windows partition of my Macbook Pro Model 8.1. Everything seemed to go smoothly during installation however as I am trying to connect to wireless ...
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How to install broadcom driver for Dell Inspiron 1440 in ubuntu 12.04

I'm just install ubuntu 12.04 precise pangolin, but after installing i still need to download broadcom wireless driver. I don't have a wired connection, can anyone please help me to install it ...
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How to get the bcm4312 wireless chip working? [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on Dell Inspiron 1525. After the installation I found out that wireless connection does not work. I was able to connect to the internet via cable. Then I found out that ...
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No wired or wirless on dell 13.04

I am a pretty clueless Ubuntu user, so bear with me. Yes I have searched extensively for an existing answer, but they all either make no sense to me or do not seem to apply. Anyway, I installed a ...
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Need help fixing wireless in Ubuntu 12.04, I've tried everything! [closed]

So, I'm a complete noob when it comes to Ubuntu. I have tried everything that everyone has told me to do but nothing works. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and I just need instructions right from the ...
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broadcom STA Driver failed to install

here is another guy bothering you about Broadcom wireless drivers. I know there are a lot of answered questions dealing with this issue, but none of the solutions seemed to work for me. I'm running ...
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Unable to get wireless to work 12.04 BCM4312 Dell Inspirion 1545

Long story short, I was playing with things that I shouldn't have and had to do a fresh install of 12.04. After going through How to Install Broadcom Wireless Drivers with no luck. Then, became sort ...
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no wireless on aspire one d257 ubuntu 12.04

I´m lost in wireless Connection. After Installation of ubuntu, there is no wireless driver availalble ("wireless" not appearing in the menue). Strange, as it worked when starting ubuntu from CD.... ...
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Broadcam wifi Driver help [duplicate]

Im setting up ubuntu for the first time. I downloaded the version 12. My wifi card is BCM4313 I read the manual on how to get the wifi up and running: ...
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Trouble Installing Driver for BCM43228 802.11a/b/g/n on ThinkPad X131e

This is my first time asking a question on here, bare with me. So I have a brand new ThinkPad X131e with a Broadcom Corporation BCM43228 802.11a/b/g/n wireless card. I currently have it dual booting ...
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How to connect to this wifi

I'm currently using Ubuntu 12.04.3... I have a BroadCom 4313 Wireless card... I have installed the proprietary driver from additional drivers application. I'm able to connect to wifi in my home. But, ...
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Broadcom Wifi BCM4318 [Airforce one54g] does not connect

I am hoping someone in here can help me. I am new to Linux and Ubuntu. But I have to say I really love using the Os. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 along side Windowns 7. Both Os are running perfect bar ...
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How can I install Broadcom drivers on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

This is my first time installing an Ubuntu system onto my laptop which is a Dell Inspiron 6400. It used to run Windows XP, and when installing Ubuntu it said that the wired network was detected and ...
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Wifi broadcom does not work

I know there are a lot of posts like this one, but I have not succeeded yet! I just installed 12.04. At the beginning, the network manager was not showing the wireless networks. The output of lspci ...
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unable to establish Wi-Fi connection on some wireless networks

I'm unable to connect to only some networks (password/SSID triple check) with my default wireless adapter Broadcom BCM4313 802.11b/g/n (using Proprietary driver Broadcom STA) while running Ubuntu ...
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Broadcom STA wireless driver [duplicate]

When trying to activate the wireless driver, I get it could not be activated. It says to check the logs. I am a complete noobie to ubuntu and am generally trying to learn more about computers as I go. ...
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Broadcom Wireless won't install at all! 12.04.3 Ubuntu Desktop [duplicate]

BroadCom BCM43227 802.11b/g/ ifconfig shows only eth0 and lo. No wlan0 shows. I need this problem fixed soon, because I need to be able to take this laptop to do my work. I tried all of the options ...
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Broadcom STA driver fails to install missing wl on Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS / Linux 3.8

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my HP Folio 13 I cannot get wireless to work. My kernel is 3.8.0-29-generic and my wireless module is a Broadcom BCM4313. After running rfkill list all: 0: ...
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I still cannot fix my wifi [duplicate]

Wifi does not work at all. I've tried this: http://lkubuntu.wordpress.com/2011/09/08/how-to-fix-broadcom-43xx/ And also upgrading my kernels. I've also tried removing the drivers and updating them. ...
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How do I get proprietary Broadcom drivers to work after installation?

This is my first installation of Ubuntu, but I've been running it live on a DVD and flash drive for months. Today I installed Ubuntu 13.04 onto a 3-year old Lenovo G550 laptop, and it has a ...
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Problem with Ubuntu 12.04 and Ideapad N581 (Broadcom)

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo Ideapad N581 and can't get the wifi to work reliably. I know it's a problem with the Broadcom drivers, but I still can't really work it out, I've tried a few ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Can't get wireless working on Dell latitude d620

I was trying to get Ubuntu working on old laptop. I believed it's wireless driver issue. Output from a couple of commands: myhost@ubuntu:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ...
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Problems with Broadcom bcm4311 wireless card on HP Pavillion dv6000

I hope someone can help out with this (I've tried all possible solutions proposed for similar problems, but non has solved the problem so far). I installed Ubuntu 13.04 (for the first time in my ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 does not recognize wireless adapter (14e4:4365)

I replaced Windows 8 on my laptop with Ubuntu and neglected to check if my wifi adapter (14e4:4365) would work. I've tried a few solutions to make it work, but I can't seem to make it happen. I don't ...
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Not able to connect to wifi, using wl driver, having already blacklisted bcma and brcmsmac (BCM4313)

I have the broadcom 4313 [14e4:4727] wireless interface and my laptop is Lenovo z580 running Ubuntu 12.04. The output of lspci -k | grep wl, gives Kernel driver in use: wl Kernel modules: wl, ...
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Network card is not working, after installing Ubuntu on my Dell All-In-One 19 [duplicate]

My original OS was Windows Vista home. I'm relatively new to Linux, so this is pretty difficult on my end. After looking up other forum topics, I ended up typing lspci|grep Net and the result was: ...
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B43 wireless ubuntu 12.10 retina Mac Pro

Can't access the USB wifi documentation. So because of that I can't download the drivers for wifi. I have no Ethernet connection and I need to get my wifi to work.
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Wireless network connectivity is not working

Hi I have a Dell Inspiron 6400 and have been running Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS alongside windows for a few months. I decided to get rid of windows and move over to Ubuntu completely yesterday and started ...
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BCM4313 eats up all the wifi

I have a problem similar to this : While using internet on ubuntu, all other computers get bad internet connection So the problem is, whenever I log onto Ubuntu Internet, all other computers Internet ...
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how can I reinstall my wireless drivers for bcm broadcomm 4311

I am using ubuntu 12.10, and I got the broadcomm 4311 bcm drivers working by the help from one of the ask ubuntu sites, but now for some reason the laptop looses connection on its own, while other ...
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Can't connect to wireless Macbook pro

I cannot connect wireless on the macbook pro running linux. So Linux is pretty much useless as my router is far away and in a spot that is annoying to work in, so, I need wireless. Any help would ...
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very slow boot for 12.04, strange broadcom error in dmesg log

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a 7,1 Macbook Pro (4GB , Intel® Core™2 Duo CPU P8600 @ 2.40GHz × 2) and my system has suddenly started to take a very long time to boot after I log in. If I restart or ...
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I can not connect to wireless network Ubuntu 12.04

Below is my wireless card information. Command : sudo lshw -C network Output : *-network UNCLAIMED description: Network controller product: BCM4313 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN Controller ...
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broadcom 4313gn wifi adapter can't connect wifi 12.04

I have a HP sleekbook envy with a broadcom 4313gn wifi adapter, and i can't get the wireless adapter to work. I can see wireless connections that are available, but when i try to connect and put in ...
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how do I get WPA2 connection to work using wl.ko proprietary driver? [closed]

for some time I've been using local WPE wi-fi, which was simply managed using iwconfig, using the following line of commands on the startup: sudo modprobe wl && sudo ifconfig eth1 up ...
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BCM 4313 lost connection on Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

hope u can help me. I have a Dell Inspiron N4030 and using on it the Ubuntu 13.04. This notebook has a BCM 4313 Broadcom wifi chipset, that is causing some headaches to me. It connects but, after a ...