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I'm actually having an issue with the Wireless on the an HP DV5000 lspci 06:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4311 802.11b/g WLAN (rev 01)

    sudo lshw -C network
    *-network               
           description: Network controller
           product: BCM4311 802.11b/g WLAN
           vendor: Broadcom Corporation
           physical id: 0
           bus info: pci@0000:06:00.0
           version: 01
           width: 32 bits
           clock: 33MHz
           capabilities: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list
           configuration: **driver=wl** latency=0
           resources: irq:18 memory:40800000-40803fff

    >  *-network
           description: ***Ethernet interface***
           product: PRO/100 VE Network Connection
           vendor: Intel Corporation
           physical id: 8
           bus info: pci@0000:08:08.0
           ***logical name: eth0***
           version: 01
           serial: 00:16:d4:0c:50:e8
           size: 10Mbit/s
           capacity: 100Mbit/s
           width: 32 bits
           clock: 33MHz
           capabilities: pm bus_master cap_list ethernet physical tp mii 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd autonegotiation
           configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=e100 driverversion=3.5.24-k2-NAPI duplex=half latency=66 link=no maxlatency=56 mingnt=8 multicast=yes port=MII speed=10Mbit/s
           resources: irq:20 memory:d0100000-d0100fff ioport:2000(size=64

sudo iwconfig
lo        no wireless extensions.
eth0      no wireless extensions.

sudo lsmod
Module                  Size  Used by
bnep                   17791  2 
rfcomm                 38104  0 
bluetooth             189585  10 bnep,rfcomm
parport_pc             32115  0 
ppdev                  12850  0 
snd_hda_codec_conexant    52560  1 
**wl                   3032548  1** 

rfkill list all
0: hp-wifi: Wireless LAN
Soft blocked: no
Hard blocked: no

when looking at everything(meaninng every forum i could find) it seems that the drivers are there and are installed, although no interface is attached to the card. ifconfig is also not detecting the interface and it was working fine on windows.

Please help...

OS: Ubuntu 12.04

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Please see here. Same device, same problem and same answer. askubuntu.com/questions/298593/… –  chili555 May 24 '13 at 1:03
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