Ubuntu – Ubuntu 12.04, can’t find the home wifi network


I've tried several solutions I found on the web, but didn't manage to solve a problem.

Since today my laptop won't find my WiFi network, but neighbours' networks are suggested.
Another laptop with U12.04 does find one.

What do I do?

I've Dell Latitude-E4310,

02:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter (rev 01)
    Subsystem: Dell Inspiron M5010 / XPS 8300
    Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 17
    Memory at f2c00000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
    Capabilities: <access denied>
    Kernel driver in use: brcmsmac
    Kernel modules: bcma, brcmsmac


NetworkManager Tool
State: connected (global)
- Device: eth1 -----------------------------------------------------------------
  Type:              802.11 WiFi
  Driver:            wl
  State:             disconnected
  Default:           no
  HW Address:        1C:65:9D:7A:45:5C

  Wireless Properties
    WEP Encryption:  yes
    WPA Encryption:  yes
    WPA2 Encryption: yes

Should I provide anything else?
Many thanks in advance.

UPD: http://pastebin.com/NfzBK2HQ

Best Answer

  • Please do:

    sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-kernel-source
    sudo modprobe -rv wl
    sudo modprobe -v brcmsmac

    if there are any errors please continue with the commands then reboot. your wireless should be working now.

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