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    Compaq c500 / Broadcom BCM4311 wireless


    I'am new to Ubuntu, and I have been trying to get my wifi card running with Ubuntu 12.04. When I type the command lshw -C network, I can see that the card has no logical name, so I guess the driver is not installed properly. Could anyone help me further? I tried installing the Broadcom linux driver from the Broadcom website, but it seems that the code in this installation is not working for the latest versions of Ubuntu.

    description: Network controller
    product: BCM4311 802.11b/g WLAN
    vendor: Broadcom Corporation
    physical id: 0
    bus info: pci@0000:06:00.0
    version: 01
    width: 32 bits
    clock: 33MHz
    capabilities: bus_master cap_list
    configuration: driver=wl latency=0
    resources: irq:18 memory:80000000-80003fff

    Last edited by Arrowman2; March 16th, 2013 at 10:11 AM.


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