my wireless conection wont work

Asked by shida_kun on 2008-05-20

I´m trying to access the internet but somehow the wireless LAN doesnt work. im thinking that i need a driver for it. it is a Broadcom Wireless and when i imput the lspci into the Terminal this is the result: Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM94311MCG wlan mini-PCI (rev 02) is there a driver that exists for ubuntu?

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Tue May 20 19:00:53 2008
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.04
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/file-roller
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: file-roller 2.22.2-0ubuntu1
PackageArchitecture: i386
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: file-roller
Uname: Linux 2.6.24-16-generic i686

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2008-05-20
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2008-05-21

This question was originally filed as bug #232368.

shida_kun (memexnando) said : #1
Nick Ellery (nick.ellery) said : #2

Please go to System > Administration > Hardware Drivers, and attach a screenshot if there is anything related to your wireless card there. I believe that this is not a bug, and can be fixed very easily.

Iulian Udrea (iulian) said : #3

Examining the information you have given us, this does not appear to be a bug report so we are closing it and converting it to a question in the support tracker. We appreciate the difficulties you are facing, but it would make more sense to raise problems you are having in the support tracker at https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu if you are uncertain if they are bugs. For help on reporting bugs, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ReportingBugs

Thank you.

Try to do this:
- Install b43-fwcutter package (Download it from another PC)
- $wget http://downloads.openwrt.org/sources/broadcom-wl-4.80.53.0.tar.bz2 (Download it from another PC)
- $tar xjvf broadcom-wl-4.80.53.0.tar.bz2
- $sudo b43-fwcutter -w /lib/firmware broadcom-wl-4.80.53.0/kmod/wl_apsta.o
- Restart you pc

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