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How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX)

I'm having trouble connecting to my home's wifi network, i've run the sudo lshw -C network command, and since I'm on another computer I can't type it all out but here's some info:

description:Network controller  
product: BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY  
vendor: broadcom corporation  

If any info is needed, ask, and I'll gladly provide it. I also noticed that under Additional Drivers in Settings, there's a Broadcom STA wireless driver that I can activate however when I click activate I get an error that says that the installation has failed. And I'm provided with a log file location to look at for details but I'm unsure of where to look for that path. How can I get connected to my network?

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marked as duplicate by Jorge Castro, qbi, hhlp, Eliah Kagan, gertvdijk Jan 29 '13 at 19:32

This question was marked as an exact duplicate of an existing question.

Check that page. In this case, Broadcom 4312 is supported by both b43 and wl. Make sure to run sudo apt-get update and then try to sudo apt-get --reinstall install bcmwl-kernel-source and tell me what happens in the command line. If it doens't work, you can also try sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-kernel-source followed by sudo apt-get install firmware-b43-installer to install the reverse-engineered b43 driver instead of the closed-source broadcom bcmwl module.

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