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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I can't get my Broadcom BCM4331 wifi on 14.04 to work

I just installed 14.04 on my mid 2012 model macbook last night, and I love it. Except for the fact that I've spent the last 24 hours trying to get my wifi to work. Here's some info: 02:00.0 Network ...
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Not able to discover all avilable wifi networks in ubuntu 14.04 & weak signal strength

I am able to see only a single network, which is showing a very weak signal strength and I'm not able to connect to that too. Please find details below. ~$ cat /etc/*release* | grep -i distrib ...
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How can I install Broadcom Wireless Adapter BCM4352 802.11ac PCID [14e4:43b1] (rev 03) on fresh install of Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn)?

I have a brand new Dell XPS 15. I dual boot it with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.10 The Wireless Network Adapter is Broadcom BCM4352 802.11ac with PCID [14e4:43b1] (rev 03). The 4352 is not included ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wifi not working with BCM4312

I'm working on a dell inspiron1545 can get the wired connection to the internet to work but not the wireless. something with the driver? very new to Ubuntu. 1545:~$ lspci -nn -d 14e4: 0c:00.0 Network ...
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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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After system reinstall cannot connect to wi-fi

I am struggling to get my wireless network working again after a re-installation of Ubuntu 14.04. The wireless network was working perfectly before re-install. I followed the same methods as I had ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Broadcom Corporation Wireless 1395 WLAN Mini - Cant Find my Wifi Network

I can't find my Wifi Network. I can see other networks though and can connect to my wifi from a different PC. My Wifi information are Wireless Radio: Enabled 802.11 Mode: Mixed 802.11n, 802.11g and ...
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I can't connect WIFI with broadcom on ACER V5-122P

I have a Acer V5 122P, only WIFI, without Ethernet port and I can't connect to WiFi, I have this information: $ ifconfig lo Link encap:Bucle local Direc. inet:127.0.0.1 ...
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Broadcom 43142 is not working | HELP!

I have been install Ubuntu 14.04 on laptop Lenovo V580c. All components are working OK, but WiFi isn't working. I searched answers in Google, Askubuntu, but nothing works Please, help 03:00.0 ...
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Wireless connection issue in Kernel 3.16

I have upgraded my Dell Vostro 1720 laptop to 14.04.2, Kernel 3.16 (from 14.02, Kernel 3.13) but now I have no access to wireless networks. My Broadcom driver PCI is 14e4:432b. I've spent hours ...
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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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HP Compaq nx6325, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Updates - wifi - recent weird problem (SOLVED) [on hold]

A friend's HP Compaq NX6325 laptop came up with a teaser today, wireless (broadcom b4311) suddenly was non functional in the machine. The firmware was apparently in place - as used in recent weeks and ...
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Broadcom bcm43142 4365 rev01 temporarily improved by routine Ubuntu update then reverted on reboot - why?

I need a little help .I have just purchased a new HP Pavilion 17 f200na i3 5010u and set it up to dual boot Windows8.1 with Ubuntu 14.04.1 64. Initially the Broadcom bcm43142 14e4:4365 rev 01 wifi ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not connect to wireless

I have a Sony Vaio model SVF14A15CXB running Ubuntu 14.04 (just upgraded). Happily, my root is back, but currently, I am only able to connect with ethernet. I wasn't been able to connect at the ...
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how to fix broadcom drivers for ubuntu touch?

How can i solve my issue to get ubuntu touch running on my phone? I just create new defconfig for Ubuntu Touch to port on Galaxy S2 Plus, after compile it without problems, since my device doesn't ...
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How can I switch between “wl” and “b43” wifi modules without rebooting?

If I restart my computer with the following in /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf: blacklist b43 blacklist ssb blacklist wl Then I can either modprobe wl (broadcom STA, works well) or modprobe b43 ...
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Very slow wifi on Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro

I got very slow wifi connection on my Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro. I am using Ubuntu 14.10 Gnome. Because wifi is not working out of the box currently I set it up with sudo apt-get install ...
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Problems while creating wifi hotspot for Smartphones

Actually i wanted to enable a feature by which i want to make a wifi hotspot for my smart phones from my LAN connection of my laptop. So i tried to setup a it using ap-hotspot. But when i attempted to ...
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Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers

I'm having serious problems installing the Broadcom drivers for Ubuntu. It worked perfectly on my previous version, but now, it is impossible. What are the steps to install Broadcom wireless drivers ...
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WiFi not working on Ubuntu 14.04 amd64 / Qualcomm Network QCA8172

Today i've installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on amd64 Lenovo G710 laptop. Unfortunately, this is not my PC and i have to fix this issue with not working Wifi. In network-manager tray tool i see "Qualcomm ...
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Problem installing Broadcom BCM43142 on HP Pavilion 15-p073TX NB PC

I know this sounds similar but my problem is unique. I have a new HP Pavilion 15-p073TX NB PC. Recently I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 but was not able to start WIFI. I searched a bit and got some answers ...
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Broadcom wireless driver doesn't work in ubuntu 14.04. My pci id is [14e4:43b1] (rev 03)

I'm dual booting win 8 and Ubuntu on Yoga 3 Pro. I had the same issues as other users: When I installed Ubuntu, the wifi wouldn't work until I blacklist'd ideapad_laptop. then touchpad/touchscreen ...
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Problem installing Wifi drivers dell

My PCI id is 14e4:4365 I am using trusty. I tried to install drivers from this thread How do I install BCM43142 wireless drivers for Dell Vostro 3460/3560? and Broadcom 4365 wireless driver with ...
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How to enable the Broadcom wireless module in Dell new XPS 13 with kernel newer than 3.14?

It is Broadcom BCM4352. The id is 14e4:43b1. I could not get it work with opensource driver described in https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx. And Broadcom driver cannot be ...
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Wireless Driver Installation (BCM4312)

I have just installed Lubuntu 12.10 in my Lenovo IdeaPad S10 (don't know the exact series). I have Broadcom BCM4312 wireless chipset for my wi-fi and I have tried installing the firmware using the ...
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Cannot connect to WiFi network wirelessly using Broadcom

I have followed the first answer from Intalling Broadcom Wireless Drivers which told me that the required firmware is installed by default, the package linux-firmware. I tried this, but it didn't ...
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Dell Vostro 3560 bluetooth doesn't work

I installed the wireless driver using this instruction How do I install BCM43142 wireless drivers for Dell Vostro 3460/3560 and I have WiFi working. No problems here. But unfortunately the bluetooth ...
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Why won't ubuntu recognize my broadcom wifi card? [duplicate]

HP Compaq Presario C500. When I load up the additional drivers in software and updates, it doesn’t recognize my broadcom wifi card at all but when I run it live off of boot-able usb drive, it ...
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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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Ubuntu does not detect wifi/bt combo card BCM4330 (AP6383)

I am working with a Zotac pi320. In Windows 8.1, the buit-in (sdio) wifi card is detected and shown in detailed device settings as a broadcom 4330. Secondary research confirms this, with a teardown ...
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Broadcom LY-PHY WLAN card does not work in 14.04.1 on HP Mini 210

I have an HP Mini 210-1040NR that previously ran Windows 7 Starter. Because of extreme lag I downloaded and installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 and installed from a USB drive made by pendrivelinux. First, I used ...
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Dell Inspiron 1545 wireless driver not working in Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit

I have used Mythbuntu, Ubuntu 12.10 32-bit OS, and they have all worked properly with the wifi driver which is apparently the Broadcom 4312. Then I deleted the Linux partitions, rebooted with Ubuntu ...
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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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Unable to get wireless in a HP G7000 laptop

Trying to get wireless in an old HP G7000 laptop to no avail. Already installed firmware-b43-installer but still nothing. This is the wifi card: ~$ lspci -nn -d 14e4: 01:00.0 Network controller ...
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Broadcom BCM43142 not working on Ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

I installed Broadcom BCM43142 using all methods I could find using Google and AskUbuntu, but they were all unsuccessful. I am running on Ubuntu 14.04.
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Drivers for Broadcom BCM43142 on Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr)

I am not able to install drivers for my Wi-Fi + Bluetooth card (Broadcom BCM43142). What I have done till now: I have tried using the drivers at this website. I tried following the instructions ...
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Ubuntu 13.10: Broadcom 43142 not finding bluetooth devices

I have a Lenovo B590 laptop. The laptop is Ubuntu-certified for Ubuntu 12.04 64bit, so I wasn't expecting any problems. First I tried to get the Broadcom 43142 wifi/bluetooth module working on Ubuntu ...
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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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Wifi drivers uninstalled after shutdown

I am currently using bcmwl-kernel-source_6.30.223.141+bdcom-0ubuntu2_amd64 driver for my Dell and as soon as I restart or shutdown the driver is being uninstalled. Currently I am installing it ...
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Help with Broadcom 43142, networks do not appear, works with Win7 but not Ubuntu

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 to dual boot with Windows 7. When I boot up windows 7, I can access the internet but I can't when using Ubuntu. Am I missing the proper drivers? Does Ubuntu come ...
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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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BCM43142 Won't Work With Mint 17.1 Cinnamon x64 [migrated]

I have posted this on the official Mint forums as well, thought I'd cross-post here to see if I can get alternate suggestions I can try. I initially tried the bcmwl-kernel-source from 'Driver ...
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Why won't my Broadcom BCM4312 LP-PHY work with the STA driver?

I tried the steps here for a 4312: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx Both of these: sudo modprobe -r b43 ssb wl sudo modprobe wl return: FATAL: Module wl not found. FATAL: ...
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14.04 on MBP 5,5 Sporadic Wireless Disconnects from Eduroam

As it says in the title, I have 14.04 installed on a 2009 5,5 MBP and the wireless sporadically disconnects from one specific wifi network; Eduroam. The disconnects are not after a set period of time ...
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BCM4311 on 14.10 utopic works manually but NetworkManager says “Wi-Fi is disabled by hardware switch”

(update3 some of my very first original post was lost so I re-created my question , here it is:) I finally got the 14e4:4312 (on lenovo x300) working after several days from the terminal, becuase ...
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my wifi is not working need help on 14.04

I'm new to Ubuntu and I'm having problems connecting to my WiFi here is the troubleshooting steps i did after researching it on the Internet but it was not helping as i can see the WiFi being listed ...
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Compaq 6510b can't connect to wireless network on Ubuntu 14.04.1

I have been trying to connect to my wireless network for weeks, tried a bunch of new and legacy open source and Broadcom STA-proprietary drivers for BCM4311 (103c:1371, wl) without the option to ...
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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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Disconnection issues

As I'm using WiFi, the computer I use, sometimes disconnects, as my router switches off periodically. But when its back on, Ubuntu won't connect to it, and will ask me the Router WPA key. Is there ...
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Ubuntu - Method to install drivers [closed]

How do I install ethernet driver on Ubuntu? Isn there a program which installs the drivers?The .exe files dont work.There are linux editions but i do not know how to install them.