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please someone help me, i want to disactivate totally broadcom and use my external usb adaptor tp-link, i uninstalled all broadcom drivers from additional drivers and synaptic and ubuntu store, aslo uninstalled the compat-wireless, but i still see it loading please check more infos at pastebin :

thank you

solved by removing brcmsmac from the startup : sudo nano /etc/modules thanks again

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If @mikewhatever's answer helped you to fix the issue. Please go ahead and mark the answer as accepted – devav2 Sep 25 '12 at 12:38

You also need to blacklist brcmsmac,

echo 'blacklist brcmsmac' | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf
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blacklisted it, as superuser in the terminal, rebooted, but still loading : – simo Sep 18 '12 at 19:44
should i blacklist these modules too : ? – simo Sep 18 '12 at 20:15
should i blacklist these modules too : tested and rebooted, no success still this brcmsmac everywhere – simo Sep 18 '12 at 20:25
No, you shouldn't need to blacklist anything other then brcmsmac. – mikewhatever Sep 18 '12 at 20:27
how i can remove it totally please ? by removing the directory of compat-wireless ? – simo Sep 18 '12 at 20:29

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