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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SCRCPY is connected but when iam playing videos in mobile to the laptop through screen mirroring then no sound is coming

SCRCPY is a screen mirroring app for ubuntu. I had connected the phone to the laptop for screen mirroring in ubuntu 20.04 but when iam playing videos in my phone then the is shown in my laptop but ...
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Wifi Not detected in 20.04 [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu 20.04. I was using windowsXP and i did a dual boot in my pc. It looks everything is good but i am not able to detect wifi connection. $ iwconfig enp7s0 no wireless ...
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unable to enable wifi in Ubuntu 20.04 on HP Pavilion [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS along side windows 10. Everything seams fine apart from this wifi problem I'm having. The only way I can get an internet connection is through an Ethernet cable, because ...
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Broadcom USB Bluetooth adapter not working

I'm trying to make a Broadcom-based Bluetooth USB adapter work in Ubuntu 20.04 (this one, to be specific). And it just refuses to work. The symptoms are always the same: I get the following errors in ...
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Wi-fi driver broken after changing kernel

So I don't know which was it that caused this problem. Changing the kernel or accidentally deleting the connected device. But after that I can't connect to wi-fi and iwconfig shows no wireless ...
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Upgraded to Kubunutu 20.04 and Wireless Adapter stopped working on HP 6715b

Just upgraded to kubuntu 20.04 and my wireless adapter seems disappeared, no chance I can connect to internet via Wifi output from lspci -nkk is: 10:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Broadcom Inc. ...
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Can`t find wifi networks on 13 channel

I have turned on access point on my phone(Xiaomi Redmi 6A), i verified that I can connect on non-linux devices. But my ubuntu(20.04) laptop doesn't find my network. After that I tried to find my ...
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WiFi stuck on authentication loop Ubuntu 20.04

After entering the password for the WiFi it keep asking for authentication over and over again, in-spit what password is passed wrong or right. description: Wireless interface product: ...
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Broadcom BCM43162 not working in Ubuntu 20.04

Just installed Ubuntu 20.04 on a Lenovo Yoga 500. Everything works fine except my Wifi. I tried already a lot of solutions mentioned online but nothings helps. Also found following post and in the ...
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Yet again: trouble with Broadcom Wireless Drivers

I'm afraid the excellent and lengthy posts in Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers are not solving my problem. I have installed Ubuntu 20.04 on an mid 2007 24" iMac. But I'm a complete Ubuntu newbie. ...
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No Wifi on HP Stream Mini - complete NOOB [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 20.04 onto a HP Stream Mini desktop and am unable to get wifi to work. I've researched and find a lot of references to issues with Broadcom drivers but nothing that seems to ...
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Ubuntu server 20.04 no wifi [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 20.04, but the wifi interface is hard blocked. I tried to install firmware-b43-installer and to insert the brcm80211 module manually but no luck. Is there a known solution for ...
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Archer T4U v3 Wifi problems

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, and I'm facing some problems with my USB Wifi dongle, Archer T4U v3. Here is my wireless info. The official TP Link driver doesn't work, probably ...
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No Wifi on Toshiba Satellite L50t-B

I tried Install Broadcom Drivers thread from 8 years ago but still not connected via Wifi. Ethernet connection works fine. I worked my way through the whole tutorial. My wifi card is ver 14e44365 ...
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Macbook pro on Ubuntu only gets 10% the wifi speed as catalina

I installed MacOS Catalina (patcher) on my MacBook Pro late 2011 and got a download speed of 50 mb/s. When I switch from MacOS to Ubuntu 18.04.4 it only gets 5 mb/s (I have ran this test multiple ...
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No networks shown Ubuntu 20.04

I've been Googling this for hours and nothing out there has done anything to help me. I'm on a clean install of Ubuntu 20.04. My wifi adapter is detected but it's unable to find any networks. ...
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could not insert 'wl':(broadcom 43142) Key was rejected by service in a clearlinux kernel (also in XanMod Kernel) in ubuntu 20.04

i am successfully running custom kernel with clearlinux configuration in my ubuntu 20.04 after How to replace ubuntu 20.04 kernel with clearlinux kernel? Now time comes to make my broadcom 43142 work....
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WiFi worked during install of Ubuntu-MATE 18.04 but not after install

During the install of Ubuntu-MATE 18.04, I got WiFi working and it downloaded all the things it needed to complete the update. After re-booting to the installed disk, I can't get WiFi to work. I go ...
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Broadcom BCM4352 Bluetooth lists MAC addresses and doesn't connect properly (WiFi fine)

As you can see, the Bluetooth connection wizard does not work properly in (K)Ubuntu 18.04. I'm using an ASUS motherboard (Maximus VII Formula) with a WiFi PCI expansion using a Broadcom chip. The ...
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How To Resolve Wifi Driver Problem on Ubuntu 20.04

I am encountering a problem while installing the wireless driver in my ubuntu 20.04 version also facing the same issue with (Ubuntu 18.04). I have gone through rtl8822be wifi driver ubuntu 20.04 hp ...
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Unstable behavior NIC BCM43142 ubuntu 19.10

I've been fighting with this for weeks. Randomly network connection goes down or I can see roundtrip (doing ping to my dw) of 1k up to 10k miliseconds (or even worst) which makes the whole thing ...
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netplan: connecting wifi fails (BCM4360)

I have two ethernet interfaces and a wifi interface installed. I want the wifi as preferred network and connect via ethernet, if the cable is plugged in or wifi is unavailable. But, I don't manage to ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - Wifi Automatically connects and disconnects

I am using Ubuntu 20.04. My wifi is connecting and disconnecting automatically. In fact, sometimes it does not even connect an I had to use and external card even that is troubling alot. It keeps ...
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Wifi adapter disappears after a while

I'm using Broadcom Inc. and subsidiaries BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01) on HP Envy k212ne. On fresh start the wifi works fine but after a while suddenly it does not until next reboot. ...
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Unable to use Wifi Button on HP 2570p once logged in, but functional on login screen

Whenever I press the wifi button on my HP 2570p, it just toggles from on to off then on again quickly, instead of toggling the activation of wifi until I press it again. It works perfectly when I a ...
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Mobile Hotspot not detected in Ubuntu / Linux in General

This is a weird issue. I have an Android Phone (Lenovo) and since I received an Android update last year, my phone's hotspot is non-detectable in Linux alone. It is perfectly visible in Windows 10(...
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ubuntu 19.10 won't show me my wifi network or any for that matter

i just recently installed Ubuntu 19.10. i'm new to Linux and don't know much about it. as I booted my laptop (hp Elite-book 745 G2), and opened the WiFi search tab it said no network. I looked it up ...
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Wifi keeps dropping out - Ubuntu 20.04 and Broadcom wireless adaptor

I just recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 (clean install, dual boot from windows) and the wifi keeps dropping out. It was previously stable under windows and from other computers in the house so I don't ...
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dual wifi (intel broadcom) minipci card thinkpad r400 troubleshooting help needed

i recently installed a broadcom wifi card in my laptop there are now 2 wifi minipci cards in the laptop my problem is intel wifi card works fine(always has) but broadcom card after installing it ran ...
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Copying wifi driver from one installation to another

so when I first installed ubuntu on my laptop, I had an issue with my wifi driver. After hours spent online looking (on a different device) for the right driver, I couldn't find one or at least I ...
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Macbook5,2 — Can't connect to WiFi (18.04.4)

I just installed Ubuntu on my old Macbook, and I'm not able to connect to WiFi. Nearby networks do appear, but when I try to connect to any network, I receive the error message "Connection failed -- ...
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Broadcom Wireless card pass-through into Ubuntu VM

I'm trying to set up my wireless card to be passed-through to a QEMU VM(just to check out device-passthrough and how it works). I'm able to use the wifi on my host machine just fine. An lspci on the ...
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Ubuntu driver for wireless sources

I'm currently running Ubuntu 18.04 on an older Macbook Pro. I recompiled my kernel with the same config as on the stock image and so far everything works as expected. I'd like to locate the sources ...
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Issues installing and using BCM43142 broadcom wireless network [duplicate]

The most recent "fixs" that I have found and tried to no avail. first things first secure boot was deactivated then the following steps were taken. sudo apt update sudo apt dist-upgrade reboot no ...
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Persistent USB / Macbook / Wifi missing on reboot

I made a bootable SSD with Mac Linux USB Loader. Persistence has also been created. On first boot everything goes well. There is no wifi available but choosing additional (Broadcom) drivers solves the ...
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Cannot Get Broadcom bcm43142 Wifi Adapter to Work on Toshiba Satellite (Ubuntu 18.04)

I just removed the Windows partition on my Toshiba Satellite C55, but when I did so I lost the functionality of my Broadcom bcm43142 wifi adapter. It is odd because the OS seems to recognize that the ...
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Vostro 3300 Driver, a known issue with no solution?

Thank you for your help with my question previously however the solution has not worked for me. Steps taken based on solution (apologies my pastebin link expired so i do not have the terminal output ...
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Wireless won't stay connected. Macbook Broadcom 4321 wireless card. Lubuntu 19.10

Fresh install of Lubuntu 19.10 on early 2008 MacBook. Brand new to linux. Finally found/installed the correct wireless driver - used chili55's extensive post on which driver to install based on pci id....
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Getting a 5GHz wifi to work on 18.04 LTS with Broadcom wireless card

I would like to connect to a 5GHz wifi with my broadcom wireless adapter [14e4:43a0] (Ubuntu 18.04 LTS). I feel like I tried all the options google had for me. At some point I had the wifi working for ...
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Install broadcom wireless drivers without internet access

Today I tried to install the broadcom wireless drivers on my Ubuntu 18.04 LTS system. I downloaded the package and its dependencies here: https://packages.ubuntu.com/bionviic/bcmwl-kernel-source ...
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Bluetooth is not working on my laptop Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS BCM43142 0a5c:21d7

output of lspci -knn | grep Net -A3; lsusb; dmesg | grep -i blue 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Inc. and subsidiaries BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01) Subsystem: Dell ...
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18,04 Broadcom BCM4322 Wi-Fi Adapter Found [duplicate]

Here is my wireless card info: 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Inc. and subsidiaries BCM4322 802.11a/b/g/n Wireless LAN Controller [14e4:432b] (rev 01) Here is my wireless info. ...
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Dual boot Windows 8+Ubuntu 18.04 no longer works with Secure Boot enabled

About three years ago, I managed to install Ubuntu 14.04 side by side with Windows 8 on a Lenovo laptop. Secure Boot was enabled and both OSs worked great. Some 18 months ago, an update to the ...
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Audio is breaking in Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS when listening in Bluetooth Headphone

Ubuntu Desktop Bluetooth Headphone version 5.0 Linux pc 4.15.0-88-generic #88-Ubuntu SMP x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux ubuntu installed in the main system Version: 5.50-0ubuntu0ppa1 02:00.0 ...
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Wi-Fi adapter not found [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu on my laptop and it now says "Wi-Fi adapter not found" in the Wi-Fi menu. I have tried rfkill list and it lists my card as "Hard Blocked: No" and "Soft Blocked: No" My Wi-...
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Ac1300 Archer T6e, aren't there open source alternatives to broadcom drivers?

Just like nvidia has the Nouveau driver alternative for its boards, aren't there alternatives for broadcom/TPLink pcie cards like mine: Ac1300 Archer T6e? I'm very unconfortable in running ...
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Xubuntu 18.04 “Wi-Fi is disabled by hardware switch” on a laptop that does not have a hardware switch or an Fn combination to enable/disable Wi-Fi

I have an old Fujitsu Siemens Amilo A3667G laptop that runs the latest LTS version of Xubuntu. I "hacked" Xubuntu onto it because I was unable to boot it from USB using anything else than the floppy ...
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Ubuntu 19.10 cannot connect to UniFi Wi-Fi access points

I can connect to any Wi-Fi networks except for my company corporate Wi-Fi (using UniFi access points). Running Ubuntu 19.10, wpasupplicant 2.9-1ubuntu2. Wi-Fi chip: Broadcom BCM4350 I tried with a TP-...
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How can I install Broadcom Wireless Adapter BCM4352 802.11ac PCID [14e4:43b1] (rev 03) on Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS?

I have Asus G46V laptop running Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS and when I open WiFi settings, I get this message: No Wifi adapter found I tried this solution and this one but with no luck. Here is my network ...
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Bluetooth adapter not found in Ubuntu 19.10

I recently installed ubuntu 19.10 and since then I have not been able use bluetooth on my laptop. $ bluetoothctl Agent registered [bluetooth]# show No default controller available I ran the ...

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