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Thread: Internet connection issue

  1. #1
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    Internet connection issue

    Hi i just install Ubuntu 12.04, but its not allow to connect me either wifi or cable internet(modem is broad-com).
    when i download the b43-fwcutter file from different system & then try to install through terminal.
    its respond with error message.
    "E: Unable to locate package b43-fwcutter"

    Please help me out this.
    Thanks

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    Re: Internet connection issue

    Please post:
    Code:
    lspci -nn | grep -e 0200 -e 0280
    Thanks.
    "Oh, Ubuntu, you are my favorite Linux-based operating system" --Dr. Sheldon Cooper, Ph.D.

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    Re: Internet connection issue

    Thanks for reply.
    i am getting these response while executing the given command.


    ranu@ubuntu:~$ lspci -nn | grep -e 0200 -e 0280
    03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4311 802.11b/g WLAN [14e4:4311] (rev 01)
    04:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Broadcom Corporation NetLink BCM5906M Fast Ethernet PCI Express [14e4:1713] (rev 02)
    ranu@ubuntu:~$

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    Re: Internet connection issue

    Please do:
    Code:
    sudo modprobe tg3
    Does your wired ethernet come to life? If so, please proceed:
    Code:
    sudo apt-get install linux-firmware-nonfree
    Both should now be working.
    "Oh, Ubuntu, you are my favorite Linux-based operating system" --Dr. Sheldon Cooper, Ph.D.

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    Smile Re: Internet connection issue

    Thanks !

    its working now.

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    Re: Internet connection issue

    Awesome! Please use thread tools at the top to mark Solved.
    "Oh, Ubuntu, you are my favorite Linux-based operating system" --Dr. Sheldon Cooper, Ph.D.

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