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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Wireless Broadcom BCM43228 on an Acer Aspire v5-571p does not work

My built in wireless card just isn't possible to switch on. I have run out of ideas to try to enable it or install the driver. When I run rfkill it shows no hard block and no soft block, I have been ...
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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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Wifi not working on Acer Aspire One D270

brand new baby linux user here, never used Ubuntu or any other linux OS before, so be gentle and use short words! I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my new Acer Aspire One D270-F61C/KF netbook (it's a ...
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Problems with wireless connection using Broadcom Corporation BCM4352 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter

I have a Dell Laptop Precision M6800 running Ubuntu 12.04.03 LTS and have problems to recognize my wireless card. it is a dual boot machine with Windows 8.1 in which the wireless card works fine. In ...
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Broadcom brcm80211 installation from source

Hello need help to get my wifi chipset working.I have brcmsmac driver and i would like to have brcm80211 chipset up and running. I have tried everything but nothing helped? ...
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Wireless is disabled by hardware

I tried to use wifi in my notebook but a message appeared "Wireless is disabled by hardware" I have tried change physical switch, but didn't fix it. And use fn too, but nothing fixed this problem ...
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Need help automatically starting wireless - can start from command line

Installed 14.04 on an HP zv6000, and if I run: sudo modprobe -r b43 ssb sudo modprobe b43 then wireless works perfectly, but I have to run it each time from a terminal. I'm a novice at Ubuntu - ...
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Wifi won't work on 14.04

I have tried to install B43 using cutter and STA wifi drivers for Ubuntu 14.04 on an HP Compaq nx6310, but it just won't work. Wired ethernet only works with the live CD. Any help on the exact ...
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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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Wifi disabled by hardware switch, but hardware switch doesn't help

Running Ubuntu 13.04, I have a problem with my wifi. When booting after a proper shut down, there's never any wifi connection. The system states Wifi is disabled by hardware switch However, ...
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BCM4352 Wireless network card issues with lubuntu 14.04 LTS

Just got a new laptop with Windows 8 on which I installed Lubuntu, but Lubuntu does not recognize my Broadcom Corporation BCM4352 Wireless Network Adapter. I Googled the web and went through a couple ...
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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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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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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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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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No wireless ubuntu13.10

Installed ubuntu 13.10 yesterday no internet connection.12.10 ok and dongle ok,13.4 no dongle, nothing now. Compac mini 110c, broadcom 4313 (AR8132 Q.Atheros.) Only have ubuntu on notebook.
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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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How to recover after Ubuntu freeze on boot after installing broadcom STA driver

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 on bootcamp of my early 2011 macbook pro using the ubuntu windows installer. The wifi did not work and follow this instruction (although for Quantal) to fix it ...
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My Dell Inspiron 8600 WiFi Won't Work

The wireless internet connection on my Dell Inspiron 8500 isn't working. I was told to get WiFi on it that I need to remove the BCMWX kernel module and Install a B43-something. Is this right? What ...
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Wireless Problem (broadcom) Please help!

Hi so the problem is that i can connect to my wireless but i cant connect to the internet. Thinks i try: Get closer to router, Format, Reinstall firmware. None help cat /etc/resolv.conf # Generated ...
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Is the BCM4306 wireless card ipv6 capable?

I've been trying to connect with ipv6 enabled networks with my Broadcom Wireless card under Ubuntu 12.04. The wireless card model is BCM4306. $lspci $Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4306 ...
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I am not able to connect to wifi network

I had tried every code every idea every thing but I failed wireless driver Broadcom BCM43412, but when I checked pci-id it show not supported. my pci id is 14e4:4365 and chip id is BCM43142. I tried ...