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I have the driver showing as active and enabled but no wireless network detection in connections.

I am new to linux but very computer friendly.

I have installed b43-fwcutter and firmware-b43-lpphy-installer

I have also entered sudo apt-get remove --purge bcmwl-kernel-source and dmesg | grep b43

in the terminal.

Nothing has changed, the STA driver still appears, no new drivers appear and no wireless signals in connections.

Can someone please help me work out this kink in my system.

Thank you for your time.

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Rob,could you please be specific on which version of Ubuntu are you using?(as in 12.04 or 12.10) and can you edit your question and add the output of these commands: lspci -nn; rfkill list all; sudo lshw -C network(the commands are separated by a semi colon .execute one after the other ) –  Mukund Jan 2 '13 at 17:49
Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! We need more hardware information to help you, can you look at this question and then edit your question adding the information. –  Jorge Castro Jan 2 '13 at 17:51

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