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Old 06-12-2010, 10:09 AM   #1
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Installing my Broadcom440x driver

I have just put a fresh version of Ubuntu 10.04 64 bit on my dell laptop, and I'm having a problem connecting to the internet.

Before I installed the os, I tryed it out, as they let you do before a complete installation. While testing, I was asked if I wanted to install the proprietary drivers for the broadcom nic. When I did this, I was able to connect to the internet, however, after the install, I can not seem to update the drivers.

Maybe this was automatically done during installation and now there is another problem, but when I try to connect to my network, after I click connect, it disconnects right away and I am entering all the information correctly.

Does anyone have a clue as to what I'm doing wrong?
Old 06-12-2010, 11:38 AM   #2
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Are you sure the card is being found and setup on boot? What does the output of lsmod and ifconfig show? This post looks like a good place to start


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