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October 9th, 2011, 04:14 PM
I just installed Ubuntu last night and have thus far not been able to connect to wireless. No connections are shown. I've installed ngisdtk, but I need the .inf files and I'm not sure where to get them. Because every thing I've read has asked the poster for it, here is the dump from sudo lshw -C network:

PCI (sysfs)
description: Ethernet interface
product: AR8151 v1.0 Gigabit Ethernet
vendor: Atheros Communications
physical id: 0
bus info: pci@0000:01:00.0
logical name: eth0
version: c0
serial: 20:6a:8a:1c:26:8f
capacity: 1Gbit/s
width: 64 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm msi pciexpress vpd bus_master cap_list ethernet physical tp 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd 1000bt-fd autonegotiation
configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=atl1c driverversion= firmware=N/A latency=0 link=no multicast=yes port=twisted pair
resources: irq:43 memory:93400000-9343ffff ioport:2000(size=128)
*-network DISABLED
description: Wireless interface
product: BCM43225 802.11b/g/n
vendor: Broadcom Corporation
physical id: 0
bus info: pci@0000:02:00.0
logical name: wlan0
version: 01
serial: 18:f4:6a:16:6e:a8
width: 64 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list ethernet physical wireless
configuration: broadcast=yes driver=brcm80211 driverversion=2.6.38-8-generic firmware=N/A latency=0 link=no multicast=yes wireless=IEEE 802.11bgn
resources: irq:17 memory:92400000-92403fff

October 9th, 2011, 05:19 PM

uninstall ndiswrapper completely and blacklist the module brcm80211:

sudo modprobe -rf ndiswrapper
sudo apt-get remove --purge ndiswrapper-common ndiswrapper-utils-1.9 ndisgtk
sudo rm /etc/modprobe.d/ndiswrapper.conf
sudo rm -r /etc/ndiswrapper/*
echo "blacklist brcm80211" | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf
sudo depmod -a
Reboot and install the Broadcom-STA-driver vie cable under "additional drivers"