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June 11th, 2012, 12:17 AM
I have a Toshiba Tecra S4 laptop with a Broadcom 4311 chipset wireless adapter and i just install Ubuntu 12.04 64bit, but for some reason when i activate the wireless driver it doesnt work, ive tried everything to get it working but nothing works, anyone have any ideas

June 11th, 2012, 03:34 AM
What do you mean "doesnt working ", you didn't see the networks?

June 11th, 2012, 03:39 AM
no the OS doesn't see the hardware even though i activated the driver in the additional drivers application

June 11th, 2012, 04:15 AM
What gives

lshw -C network

June 23rd, 2012, 02:15 AM
theracerx@Dante:~$ lshw -C network
WARNING: you should run this program as super-user.
description: Ethernet interface
product: 82573L Gigabit Ethernet Controller
vendor: Intel Corporation
physical id: 0
bus info: pci@0000:02:00.0
logical name: eth0
version: 00
serial: 00:15:b7:91:54:57
capacity: 1Gbit/s
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: bus_master cap_list ethernet physical tp 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd 1000bt-fd autonegotiation
configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=e1000e driverversion=1.5.1-k firmware=0.5-1 latency=0 multicast=yes port=twisted pair
resources: irq:45 memory:ffce0000-ffcfffff ioport:cfe0(size=32)
*-network UNCLAIMED
description: Network controller
product: BCM4311 802.11b/g WLAN
vendor: Broadcom Corporation
physical id: 0
bus info: pci@0000:05:00.0
version: 01
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: bus_master cap_list
configuration: latency=0
resources: memory:ffafc000-ffafffff
description: Wireless interface
physical id: 1
bus info: usb@1:7
logical name: wlan1
serial: 30:46:9a:2f:aa:85
capabilities: ethernet physical wireless
configuration: broadcast=yes driver=ath9k_htc driverversion=3.2.0-26-generic firmware=1.3 ip= multicast=yes wireless=IEEE 802.11bgn
WARNING: output may be incomplete or inaccurate, you should run this program as super-user.