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 check your hardware and search for related questions, and include all relevant information when posting.

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No Wi-Fi adapter found, no additional drivers available, absolutely nothing [duplicate]

I have a Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04 dual-boot, today, operating on Windows, I was trying to access my router via an Ethernet cable for the first time. Didn't work, however this is not the problem. A ...
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Lubuntu 22.04 no wifi [duplicate]

Firefox and chromium installed with various flavors of Ubuntu causes our old iMac to crash, except on Lubuntu which did not cause a crash. However, lo shows disabled through the nm-tray debug info. nm-...
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Broadcom BCM43228 bluetooth adapter not detected

I recently switched out my old mPCIe with a Broadcom BCM43228 mPCIe. $ lspci | grep -i broadcom 06:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Inc. and subsidiaries BCM43228 802.11a/b/g/n $ sudo dmesg | grep -...
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How to bring up Broadcom NetXtreme 57504 Quad-Port Interfaces?

I'm setting up a Cluster of servers. They're Dell R650 with an Intel CPU. There are 2 network cards per server. Two builtin 1G ports and a 4-port Broadcom card with 25GBs with SFP28-Slots. We bought ...
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Why can't Kubuntu see some Wi-Fi networks?

Here I installed Kubuntu, I look in the list of Wi-Fi networks and there, I see only a few. That is, the network of one phone sees and there is no other, everything would be fine, but it does not see ...
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Wifi on BCM4364 using brcmfac driver and firmware

Where can I get the BCM4364 brcmfac driver for Ubuntu 20.04? "Firmware"="C-4364__s-B2/maui.trx", "TxCap"="C-4364__s-B2/maui-X0.txcb", "Regulatory"=&...
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Ubuntu doesn't see wifi

I installed Ubuntu on a Toshiba Satellite C75 with a broadcom 43142 Wi-Fi card, which terminal acknowledges exists, but system set up only sees the Ethernet port. From my research I'm guessing my ...
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No wifi option on Ubuntu (20.04) [duplicate]

My wifi option suddenly got removed from my settings. How can I be unable to use the wifi? $lspci -nnk | grep 0280 -A3 08:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Inc. and subsidiaries BCM43142 802....
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Wi-fi driver and decvice enabled, but no networks found

I have been running Ubuntu 20.04 for a few months now, and it has been smooth sailing except for this issue. I have run into it once before and it seemed to go away on its own, but not this time. I ...
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I just downloaded Ubuntu on my MacBook and I’m not able to make the wifi drivers work [duplicate]

My drivers are Broadcom BCM4360, I don’t have Ethernet so other solutions don’t really work for me
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10G Network Card stopped working with latest kernel update (5.13.0-40)

So I went from 5.13.0-39 to 5.13.0-40 - shouldn't be a big deal, very minor rev right? (Running KUbuntu 21.10) Finishes the upgrade with zero errors, reboots. No network. bond0 connection is still ...
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Wifi not working at all

I have a dualbooted laptop (Ubuntu and windows 10) and have never been able to access the internet on Ubuntu, I’ve tried things like reinstalling it, trying to update drivers etc. but it never seems ...
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Where can I find kernel blob for BCM43142? [duplicate]

I've had a new motherboard installed in a machine with an existing Ubuntu 20.04 install. The new motherboard includes a Broadcom BCM43142 WiFi adaptor. I have the same symptoms described in this ...
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How to re-enable AP mode on Broadcom wireless adapter

I have a problem: I have previously used the wifi adapter of my laptop, both on Ubuntu and Windows, to make hostpots, and am certain I've used AP mode before, but now on Ubuntu 20.04 I can't anymore. ...
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Unable to install proprietary broadcom wifi driver on installed instance, works fine on live-USB

I'm switching from Linux Mint to Ubuntu, having created an installer of 21.10 on a USB stick. When booting into the "Try Ubuntu" mode, my wifi adapter didn't work out of the box. So I went ...
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None of internet connections possible

After a difficult process resizing my root partition, messing up and reparing boot partition, none of the internet connection methods work. My drivers where installed before and dont seem to be gone. ...
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WiFi suddenly stopped working on Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS, Broadcom BCM43228 802.11a/b/g/n

For a while I have been unable to connect to WiFi on my Dell Precision M4800. For many years it has been working fine and suddenly stopped working, I suspect after an upgrade of the system. At present ...
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Wifi Problem on Ubuntu 20.04 - [duplicate]

I have installed the Ubuntu 20.04 to my old laptop Lenovo G580. Since then I could connect internet via ethernet but there is no sign or driver for Wifi. So, I tried a couple of solution, installing ...
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Wireless menu not showing up / wifi hardware disabled

So, this is the second time I'm attempting to fix this problem- Unfortunately I can't exactly remember what fix worked, so here I am again. There's a couple of aspects of the issue The intermittent/...
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Problem with wifi drivers ubuntu 20.04 lts on BCM4360 802.11ac [14e4:43a0] (rev 3)

I know there is a lot of threads about this, but I followed a great number of them and none worked. I installed ubuntu 20.04 on a live usb using rufus for a mackbook pro late 2013. After a while, I ...
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Broadcom Wireless Drivers [14e4:4331] (rev 02) Macbook Pro Ubuntu 18.04

I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my old Macbook Pro, Everything is working great except for the wireless driver. lspci -nn -d 14e4: gets the following: 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Inc. ...
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Wifi not working on Raspberry Pi3 for Ubuntu server 18.04 and 20.04

I have a Raspberry Pi3 with the Broadcom 43430 chipset. The WiFi stops to work with the bionic and focal server images with a message saying that it could not find the clm_blob. The only remedy I have ...
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Searching for Broadcom Inc. and subsidiaries Device b844 (rev 02) driver

I've got an A10Networks Thunder TPS 4435 Network Appliance with 16 SFP+ Ports that are connected to one Broadcom network chip. In the original software, the interfaces are detected. But I've removed ...
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I am getting this dkms error broadcom-sta, 6.30.223.271, 5.11.0-37-generic, x86_64: installed (WARNING! Diff between built and installed module!)

this is my dkms status 8812au, 5.6.4.2_35491.20191025, 5.11.0-37-generic, x86_64: installed bcmwl, 6.30.223.271+bdcom, 5.11.0-37-generic, x86_64: installed broadcom-sta, 6.30.223.271, 5.11.0-37-...
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Wifi disconnects randomly after several hours (18.04)

I have a laptop with a broadcom network card. I keep it always powered and have some background processes. I SSH into it and daily the network disconnects at random times. I have to go to the laptop ...
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Wifi adapter not working also update & software doesn't be open on ubuntu 20.04

I have ubuntu 20.04 and suddenly the wifi become not detected( no wifi adapter found ) i have tried with installing firmware-b43 but it gives me this error: sudo dpkg -i firmware-b43-installer_* (...
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Not showing any wireless network controller in lspci -nn

If I ran lspci -nn in my new desktop then showing 00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:9b53] (rev 03) 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:...
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No Internet connection fresh iso of lubuntu 20.04 and no ethernet connection available for me to use to get temporary wifi

I have just downloaded iso image of lubuntu 20.04 When I set boot sequence to boot into it instead of my internal hard-drive OS which is Ubuntu 20.04, (I decided to try lubuntu version because I have ...
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Change Ring parameters' pre-set maximum limits for NIC

We have a Dell Poweredge R440 with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Kernel - 5.4.0-80.90-generic). The ethernet adapter is Broadcom NetXtreme BCM5720. I need to increase the Ring buffer value to 4096 for both RX and ...
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BCM4352 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter not working on kernel 5.11 and ubuntu 20.04

Right now it works with kernel 5.8 but in 5.11 (installed this morning along other upgrades) the wifi adapter doesn't get detected at all and apparently there are no fixes until the drivers gets ...
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Wi-Fi working but Bluetooth is not working on Dell Vostro 3350

I have just installed latest version of ubuntu on my laptop Dell Vostro 3350 and my Wi-Fi works just fine, but the Bluetooth is not working or detected at all. Below a screenshot from my laptop: ...
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ubuntu 20.04 doesn't show any wifi option

i've install ubuntu 21.04 and 20.04 on my pc but there is no wifi option in the top right br or in the settings.in the additional drivers broadcom 802.11 Linux sta wireless driver is showing but no ...
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Help me get wifi working [duplicate]

I decided to install Ubuntu on my laptop as I had done on another laptop, but when it came time to connect to the internet, the wireless settings were missing. Wireless Settings Page "lspci -vvnn ...
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Broadcom Adv. Dual 25Gb Ethernet disappeared after installation of Ubuntu Server 20.04

I can see the Nic is up and DHCP'ed IP address in the installation wizard. While after the Ubuntu server 20.04 is installed. I can not see the Nic when I ran either ip addr or ifconfig -a. It looks ...
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MacBook Pro wifi drivers

I have a MacBook Pro 2019 13 inch with two thunderbolt 3 ports. I'm currently running ubuntu 20.04 dual booted with Mac OS. I'm currently typing this from Mac OS. The wifi is not connecting ...
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After installing BCM43142 driver bluetooth stopped working ubuntu 21.04

I recently dual boot windows 10 pro and ubuntu 21.04, after installing ubuntu 21.04 when i boot into ubuntu everything works fine except the wifi at that time my bluetooth was working fine but there ...
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20.04.2 locks up completely when writing to RAID 6 array

I can reproduce the problem consistently (and in minutes quickly) but I can't find any messages in the logs that are helpful. This problem occurred with a RocketRaid 3740C HBA and the proprietary ...
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Hi there, I'm a newbie to ubuntu and just installed ubuntu 20.04 and after the install I noticed that my wifi driver was unrecognized [duplicate]

I was using windows 7 before the update and before the update the driver was working good it was detecting all the WiFi networks but after the update there is a notification which is 'NO WIFI - ...
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Cannot install bcmwl-kernel-source

I am having trouble installing Broadcom wireless drivers on my external hard-drive running Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS (Kernel: 5.8.0-53-generic). I am booting the hard-drive with my 2013 MacBook Air. Here is ...
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How do I install wireless adapter for ubuntu 21.04 on Macbook pro 2019

I'm new to these forums and am a super noob to linux/ubuntu (I'm not sure how to do most things yet) and I'm having trouble finding help for this problem I'm having. In the settings it's showing "...
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Getting Broadcomm Bluetooth to work

I'm running Kubuntu 20.04 and I'm trying to get Bluetooth to work. There's a extra bit of firmware that has to be added to achieve that. I actually was able to add that firmware, using the ...
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Broadcom Wi-Fi Adapter not working on Ubuntu 20.04.2

wireless-info: https://paste.ubuntu.com/p/w7nQFktm9P/ How i can get and install worked driver for this Broadcom BCM43142 adapter? sudo modprobe wl: modprobe: ERROR: ../libkmod/libkmod-module.c:838 ...
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Activation of network failed. constantly?

Ever since I switched to Ubuntu from Windows on my old HP Pavilion Slimline, I've been experiencing unreliable network issues. Sometimes the computer just tends to disconnect from the network and this ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 + Macbook 12 + BCM4350 [14e4:43a3] (rev 05) = slow wifi 5Ghz?

Ubuntu Wifi 5GHz speed 6 MB/s Macbook Wifi 5Ghz speed 37 MB/s Ubuntu ssh asus 'dd if=/dev/zero bs=1048576 count=1024 2>/dev/null' | dd of=/dev/null 2033542+65124 records in 2097152+0 records out ...
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Would the kernel change in 20.10 (from 20.04) adversely affect the cureent Broadcom wireless broadband driver on my Macbook Air, now running on 20.0?4

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 on my MacBook Air (late 2015 vintage), having found the information needed to do so. I am quite content with my setup, but would like to update to 20.10, just because. There ...
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broadcom wifi in dell xps13 fails after update for the ∞th time

Ubuntu 20.04 | Kernel: 5.8.0-48 | WIFI Adapter: BCM4352 I have had some version of this obnoxious wifi problem 15+ times over the last few years but this time I cannot seem to find a solution. ...
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Broadcom Network Controller problems (BCM4360 14e4:43a0) Ubuntu 18.04

Hello I am using Ubuntu 18.04 and am unable to connect to the wifi. This is due to problems surrounding my network controller. Network Controller Info: 03:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Inc. and ...
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Mac mini Server Late 2009 cannot connect to network on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I cannot connect my computer to the network. The Wi-Fi does not appear to be recognized at all within Ubuntu. The ethernet jack shows up, and I can see the wired connection in Settings, but the ...
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Broadcom network modules fail to install in new kernels. Ubuntu 20.04

I've been having this issue for a while now and I'm not sure how best to resolve it. Basically, if my system gets a new kernel it fails to install the broadcom network modules for the new kernel. ...
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Macbook Pro freezes after trying to disable and reinable wifi after it has stopped working

After watching about 3 minutes of a YouTube video (or doing any bandwidth intensive task) my computer wifi stops, I then try to disable the wifi, so I can re-enable, but everything immediately freezes ...
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