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Installed 12.04 on dell inspiron 5420. wired connection is working however wifi and bluetooth connection does not work. In fact I can't see wlan0. Can I know the correct driver to install?

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You could start by typing 'lspci' in a terminal to know which Broadcom card you have. –  To Do Sep 9 '12 at 8:59
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Take a look at this: askubuntu.com/questions/127633/… –  To Do Sep 9 '12 at 9:01
    
result of lspci 02:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation Device 4365 (rev 01) –  ADARSH MJ Sep 9 '12 at 15:43
    
is it solved? did you look at the link? –  green7 Sep 9 '12 at 15:54
    
i tried but the acces was denied.. –  ADARSH MJ Sep 9 '12 at 15:55
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Ubuntu 12.04. WiFi not working

Check if the wifi card is blocked (Terminal)

rfkill list wlan (for wifi)

OR

rfkill list all (for wifi and bluetooth)

UNBLOCK:

rfkill unblock wlan (for wifi)

OR

rfkill unblock all (for wifi and bluetooth)

Restart the network:

sudo service network-manager restart
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it's the driver issue, the broadcom didn't release the driver source. some guy extracted a amd64 binary version from Dell's pre-loaded Ubuntu. follow this link to see more. https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=145884

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