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Thread: Broadcom BCM4311 not recognized by Ununtu 12.04

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    Broadcom BCM4311 not recognized by Ununtu 12.04

    i just installed ubuntu 12.04 and it wont recognise my home wifi network let alone connect. If i plug it in it works just fine. Im using; *-network
    description: Network controller
    product: BCM4311 802.11b/g WLAN
    vendor: Broadcom Corporation
    physical id: 0
    bus info: pci@0000:03:00.0
    version: 01
    width: 32 bits
    clock: 33MHz
    capabilities: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list
    configuration: driver=wl latency=0
    resources: irq:17 memory:d6000000-d6003fff
    Any help is greatly appreciated

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    Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat

    Re: Wireless network not recognized by Ununtu 12.04

    Have you tried any of the solutions found here? https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Wi...Driver/bcm43xx
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    Re: Broadcom BCM4311 not recognized by Ununtu 12.04

    Hi, welcome to the fora.

    I have renamed your thread and moved it to a better forum. Please take a look around here; there are many threads dealing with your card (or see the page mentioned above).
    Bringing old hardware back to life. About problems due to upgrading.
    Please visit Quick Links -> Unanswered Posts
    Don't use this space for a list of your hardware. It only creates false hits in the search engines.

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    Re: Broadcom BCM4311 not recognized by Ununtu 12.04

    Hi, please do:
    Code:
    sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-kernel-source broadcom-sta-common broadcom-sta-source
    sudo apt-get install linux-firmware-nonfree
    Reboot
    Thanks

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