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Linuxhelp _ Technical Support _ my wifi dont work

Posted by: confused May 6 2013, 03:06 PM

Hello
I have a HP mini 110 that has unbutu installed and the WIFI does not work I also can not connect to a wired internet on it
BUT I do have another laptop with internet and mem cards I can put files onto and put in the mini

I am NEW to linux so would need easy to understand step by step help

here is what wifi card I have BCM4312 802.116/g LP-PHY [14e4:4315] (rev 01)

I dont know what architecture Firmware fw Cutter I need or how to install that
I do not know what files I need or how to install them to get my mini's wifi to work PLEASE help me I am soo lost


thanks in advance
clairewetzel@yahoo.com

Posted by: michaelk May 7 2013, 08:15 AM

What version of ubuntu did you install?

In a terminal window run the following commands:
sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic
sudo apt-get install --reinstall bcmwl-kernel-source
sudo modprobe wl

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