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Questions tagged [broadcom]

Broadcom wireless cards are known to have compatibility issues in Linux systems, and this tag should be used for questions about getting wireless working well on Ubuntu when a Broadcom card is involved. Installing additional drivers or adjusting configurations can usually resolve issues. Please ...

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XPS 9550 Bluetooth Firmware Load Failed

I'm wondering if someone can explain why this happened -- I've already figured out the fix, but I'm still curious. I tried to pair my MX Master with my Dell 9550 and it failed. When I ran grep -i ...
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Testing Ubuntu 18.04 on XPS 15 [duplicate]

Network devices don't show up. Is this a problem with the test version or 18.04?
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Ubuntu wifi adapter (18.04.1 LTS)

I built my first PC a couple of days ago with a fair bit of help from a friend, so I'll try to describe my problem as best I can, but I am still getting my head around things. I have an ASUS X99 ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 wireless connections visible but won't connect BCM43602

Update: The problem is solved, I listed the solution that worked for me at the bottom. I have all wifi networks visible, but whenever I try to connect to one of them, the connection fails. I am ...
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I need to install a driver for broadcom BCM 43142 offline [duplicate]

I've no internet connection except wifi and Ubuntu and no wifi adapter broadcom bcm43142 pci id 17aa:0611 kernel alx I can't add it without an internet connection. I need a simple method ...
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Persistent Live USB kernel panic when installing bcmwl-kernel-source

I'm trying to create a persistent Live USB of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS for use with a Dell XPS 13 9343 (2015). This computer uses a Broadcom 4352 network adapter which needs the bcmwl-kernel-source package in ...
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I have freshly installed Xubuntu 18.04 on an HP Elitebook 745 A2 and cannot get wifi to work

The wifi adapter is a BCM4352 and I am using the bcmwl-kernel-source driver. I have tried to follow the advice on this forum in various threads but after two days have not got it to work. This is ...
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Wifi not working after reboot

I am posting this thread after trying all the solutions provided in the forums but it does not work for me. These are the step that I have taken: 1- installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (with all the updates)...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS wifi problems

Since I bought a new laptop, during already two years, I have endless problems with WiFi on my laptop (Lenovo Y50-70) on Ubuntu (16.04, 18.04). Firstly, it always disconnects from connections, such ...
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How to fix lxpanel showing wifi twice?

If I click System Tools > Fcitx and click the keyboard, my computer will freeze until I kill lxpanel, and my wifi is showing twice, as shown in the following image. I will ask how to fix Fcitx in a ...
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Cannot get broadcom wifi adapter working [duplicate]

I'm trying to get my broadcom wireless adapter working, ubuntu MATE 18.04. Running lshw -C network shows e.g. product: BCM4321 802.11a/b/g/n logical name: wlp3s0 configuration: broadcast=yes driver=...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Wifi Adapter Not Found

I have seen that there are many duplicate threads similar to this one on AskUbuntu, however, none of them have helped me so I'm back to square one. I've installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my Dell Latitude ...
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Can't connect to wifi with BCM43142

Lubuntu is the only system on the computer, I have tried for a few weeks to fix this issue but to no avail. Here is the wireless info script output ########## wireless info START ########## Report ...
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Broadcom BCM5764M Gig-E kernel driver problem on Server 18.04.1 LTS

Just installed Ubuntu Server on a Dell FX160 thin client. Everything seems to be working except for the onboard Gigabit Ethernet. The problem appears to be with a bug in the tg3 driver. I can verify ...
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I can’t install Broadcom Wireless Network Adapter

I tried installing drivers on Ubuntu 18.04 but when I press apply changes to Using Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA wireless driver source from bcmwl-kernel-source(proprietary) it just says No propeietary ...
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How to fix monitor mode setting errors?

I am having some trouble enabling the monitor mode on my Broadcom Wi-Fi adapter. When I issue the command: # apt-get install firmware-b43-installer b43fwcutter I end up getting the following: ...
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ath10k-usb loads, but doesn't create device

This device doesn't work. I've been reduced to "download firmware from wherever the hell, and randomly switch things about in the (vain) hope that something will work." I've been at this for hours now ...
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wireless and ethernet connection problem

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 (dual boot with windows 10) in my laptop (Dell inspirion 3543). But i am having difficulties to connect with internet. It shows no WiFi adapter found even though it ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS slow download speed wifi on BCM43142 802.11b/g/n

I get 2mb/s on Windows but max 30kb/s on Ubuntu when I download . Here's the output of lshw -class network *-network description: Wireless interface product: BCM43142 802....
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Have Broadcom Modem, worked prior to Ubuntu 16.04 installation [duplicate]

tom@tom-Vostro-1000:~$ sudo apt install firmware-b43-installer Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package firmware-b43-...
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wifi driver error - Ubuntu 18.04 for bcm4365 - Dell Vostro

I tried running the following commands and it did not work. sudo apt update sudo apt install bcmwl-kernal-source sudo apt-get --reinstall install bcmwl-kernal-source sudo modprobe -r b43 ssb wl ...
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Losing wifi on restart [BCM4360 - 18.04 LTS]

I have a macbook air (2015, Model A1465). The chipset is BCM4360: *-network description: Wireless interface product: BCM4360 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter vendor: Broadcom ...
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Asus PCE-AC88 on Ubuntu 18.04

Does the card Asus PCE-AC88 work out of the box on Ubuntu 18.04 ? There are some informations about its compatibility with Ubuntu, for example here: Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers or there: ...
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I cant get my wifi to work [duplicate]

I'm on a ROG g750j and I just replaced my OS with Ubuntu but nothing will get my WiFi back up and running. I've been looking for solutions for two days and nothing will work. all of the solutions on ...
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Can´t detect 5ghz network Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

My computer can´t detect a 5GHz network I installed in my apartment. I think my wireless adapter can´t support this frecuency because when I run the command iwlist wlp2s0 freq this is the output: ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Wi-Fi adapter is not showing up [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my home-built computer. I Have been running Ubuntu as my main OS for years and have had few problems. My Wi-Fi adapter is not showing up and I have tried to fix this ...
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BCM43142A0 Broadcom Bluetooth doesn't work with Ubuntu 18.04

I can see that many people have problems with this, but many slightly different answers are adding to my confusion. hoping that someone can guide me through this specifically. I have a hp notebook ...
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Unable to use wifi card 16.04 MacOS dual boot

o/ I decided to use Ubuntu as a dual-boot to see if I would replace MacOS with it. I could use my Broadcom wifi card just fine in the "try without installing" feature, but as soon as I installed it, ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 post installation problems

i am new to Ubuntu or any Linux distro, few days back i have installed Ubuntu 18.04 alongside windows 8.1. Wifi is not working after installation i found a post here regarding broadcom driver problem ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 cannot find or start my wireless adapter in terminal

After attempting to upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04 my system freezes after login. I do not have a network so need my wireless so I can try / updating / upgrading and anything else to try and fix problem....
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18.04 Bluetooth not working “BCM: Patch brcm/BCM-0a5c-6410.hcd not found” [duplicate]

I use a Dell XPS 15 and Bluetooth works under Windows. Under Ubuntu, it can't find any devices, and it cannot be found. I'm not even sure if the driver is configured properly... Any help would be ...
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Wifi not working with BCM43602 on Ubuntu 18.04

I tried everything from this tutorial Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers without any success. bcmwl-kernel-source simply leaves my wifi adapter undetected and firmware-b43-installer makes adapter ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 don´t show 5ghz wifi

So as the title says i can connect to 5ghz wlan. 5ghz networks not showing up in the list. so this dont work for me: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS cannot connect to 5Ghz wifi with broadcom bcm43228 i ...
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Cannot connect wifi on Ubuntu 18.04 (Broadcom BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY (rev 01)) [duplicate]

I've recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my HP DV6 Laptop. I got No Wifi Adapter Found I tried some instructions but they were unsuccessful. This is my wireless info. How can I fix it? Thank ...
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Error while compiling bcmwl-kernel-source

Recently, the WiFi on option on my Ubuntu 16.04 disappeared. I figured that bcmwl-kernel-source needed to be updated so what I basically did was: sudo apt-get upgrade When the upgrade reached ...
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Can't connect to wireless internet [duplicate]

I can't connect to my wireless internet. The error message says that I have not plugged a Wi-Fi adapter: Also, only the language, battery and sound icons appear on the top right - network ...
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Available Wi-Fi networks not even showing in Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

My Ethernet works fine but it is not even showing options of available networks in Wi-Fi (Initially it was working fine). The output of lspci -knn | grep Net -A3; rfkill list, is as follows: 03:00.0 ...
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Can't activate broadcom driver

I did a dual boot from Windows and I installed Ubuntu 18.04. On the 'try version' from my usb I could 'apply changes' in the Software & Updates => Additional Drivers to select: Using Broadcom 802....
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Wifi not working with broadcom bcm43142 on hp envy, ubuntu 16.4 [duplicate]

My problem is that I can't connect to the internet on my HP envy laptop, with Ubuntu 16.04 installed on it in dualboot with windows 10. UEFI secure boot is disabled. bcmwl-kernel-source is already ...
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Tried to install “dkms” as to satisfy “broadcom-sta-dkms_6.30.223.271-8_all.deb” but itself is not satisfied [duplicate]

On Ubuntu Mate v18.04 because of no internet connection at all except from Wifi, I tried to acquire its driver and to install "dkms_2.3-3ubuntu9_all.deb" because it is required to satisfy "broadcom-...
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Getting working wifi on macbook air? (Broadcom BCM4360, ubuntu 16.05, wireless-info included) [duplicate]

After some recent software updates, which included a bunch of linux header files my wifi stopped working. At first it was showing up as UNCLAIMED in lshw, which I thought ment there was no driver for ...
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Poor Wifi:Problem with Broadcom Driver on Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04.My wifi was working fine until one day there was an update and after that my broadcom wifi drivers were nowhere to be detected.It was not recognising any wireless network.I ...
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wifi doesn't work on ubuntu 16.04 , dell inspiron e5520 [duplicate]

After installing OS update, reboot and wifi doesn't work. Looked at similar problems, but unfortunately there was nothing to help. $ lspci -knn | grep Net -A2 08:00.0 Network controller [0280]: ...
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Broadcom adapter continuously freezes then works

I have a problem with my Lenovo G580 running 16.04 (or 18.04 from bootable USB).If I am just surfing then every thing is fine, but if I am downloading using Deluge or Transmission or Youtube then the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 update killed wifi [duplicate]

I accepted an update today for Ubuntu 16.04 which immediately killed the wifi. I'm currently on ethernet for now. There seems to be no way to roll back the update. How do I get the wifi back please? ...
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Wireless driver related warnings from kernel

I am getting the current warning from the kernel: [39513.661728] ------------[ cut here ]------------ [39513.661801] WARNING: CPU: 3 PID: 469 at /build/linux-hwe-eyfT8D/linux-hwe-4.8.0/net/wireless/...
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How do I install my wireless network drivers from .tar.gz file?

I've been looking and searching for a while now but can't figure this out. I've downloaded Linux 64-bit drivers for my Broadcom wireless internal adapter in my laptop. The file was in .tar.gaz, so far ...
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16.04 - Broadcome Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA wireless driver stopped working after update [closed]

Following an update on Sunday, my wireless ceased working. I'm running a Dell Vostro 1710 and Ubuntu 1604 MATE and had issues getting my WIFI to run, when I installed things initially. Here is a bit ...
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No Wi-Fi adapter found (BCM4312) [duplicate]

After Connecting to the Wi-Fi Nothing is Shown, I have newly install Ubuntu 18.04. how can I fix it? There is a blank window as shown below: Update: My Wired Cable also not working now. Output of: ...
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Wifi Interface is no longer claimed in Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I am facing an issue similar to this question: Broadcom Wireless Drivers unclaimed after installing update 16.04. I am running ubuntu 16.04 (64 bit) on HP Elitebook. Suddenly my wifi network stopped ...