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I have Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo G580 with Atheros AR8162 Ethernet and Broadcom BCM4313 Wireless Driver.

I try the this:

How do I get an Atheros AR8162 working?

but it doesn't work.

When I type make install it comes:

FATAL: Could not open /lib/modules/3.2.0-29.generic-pae/modules.dep.temp for wirting: Permission denied make *** [unistall] Error 1

Edit: 05.02.2012

After I try it with sudo (thx to maggotbrain) cablebased network works. I update my system and install the Broadcom-STA-WLAN-Driver. Restart and after my reboot cablebased network doesn't work anymore and I can see wlan's but I can't connect.

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marked as duplicate by Seth, Uri Herrera, Mitch, Florian Diesch, hhlp Feb 25 '13 at 10:51

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

Those instructions should have you running the command sudo make install not just make install. Same for the modprobe command. It should be sudo modprobe alx – Kevin Bowen Feb 4 '13 at 19:50
Thank you i try will try it. – somebody need help Feb 4 '13 at 21:49
Cablebased Network works, but my wireless lan not. I installed the Broadcom-STA-WLAN-Driver. I can see wlan networks but i cant connect. – somebody need help Feb 4 '13 at 22:53
Excellent. Glad to hear it. So you're halfway there. ;-) Could you please update your question so the focus is just on solving your wireless card issue? – Kevin Bowen Feb 4 '13 at 23:21
@somebodyneedhelp Please use the same account (register) - that enables you to edit your own questions rather than suggest it only. – gertvdijk Feb 5 '13 at 16:34

Instead of doing the manual compile and install, install the package linux-generic-lts-quantal. This will activate the LTS Enablement Stack, which will upgrade the Linux kernel in your 12.04 LTS to the version in Quantal (12.10). That kernel (3.5.0) has built-in support for the drivers you need.

You will find the package linux-generic-lts-quantal in your package manager, or from a command shell do:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install linux-generic-lts-quantal

You will find some background info on this solution in my reponse to this question.

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Don't update your question because this solution will work for many "unsupported network card on LTS" questions, not only for the card you're struggling with. – zwets Feb 24 '13 at 23:08

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