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Issue Enabling the Wireless in Ubuntu:

hardware details :

10:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4311 802.11a/b/g [14e4:4312] (rev 02)
18:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Broadcom Corporation NetLink BCM5787M Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express [14e4:1693] (rev 02)
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Possible duplicate of How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX)? –  DaimyoKirby Jan 10 '13 at 13:44

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Open terminal and type

sudo apt-get install broadcom-sta-dkms

Then your broadcom wireless should work (You will need a cable network connection to install)

Note: If your Ubuntu version is 12.04, type

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:poliva/pof
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install broadcom-sta-dkms
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archer@archer-HP-Compaq-6710b-RJ459AV:~/Desktop$ sudo apt-get install broadcom-sta-dkms Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package broadcom-sta-dkms –  Dave Jan 10 '13 at 13:45
    
What is your Ubuntu version –  Arch user Jan 10 '13 at 13:47
    
My Ubuntu Version is 11.10 –  Dave Jan 10 '13 at 13:52
    
OK, so you just need to use commands that I've added. That repo support Ubuntu 11.10 too –  Arch user Jan 10 '13 at 13:57

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