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I got a HP Pavilion dv6 which has a broadcom wifi module which worked fine the day before I upgraded to 13.04 (Kubuntu). The driver is still installed and it tries to establish a connection (all wifi networks around are correctly detected). However, I cannot further than "setting up network address".

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We need more hardware information to help you, can you look at this question and then edit your question adding the information. – Jorge Castro Apr 27 '13 at 14:18
Can you add your hardware information to the question even though you have an answer? It will help people looking for that specific wireless card in search engines, thanks! – Jorge Castro Apr 27 '13 at 14:18 this solved my problem (disable 3rd party drivers):

Check your additional drivers, if the proprietary driver is active try deactivating it and reboot.

This fixed my wifi problem.

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this worked but the wifi speed is really slow without using the proprietary driver. – kapad May 6 '13 at 14:46

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