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I have lenovo Z580 laptop and dual-booted my system with windows 8 and ubuntu 13.04. I can connect to internet using windows 8(both wired & wireless) but cannot connect using ubuntu(both). It always shows me that "I am in offline mode"

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marked as duplicate by Luis Alvarado Jul 2 '13 at 16:38

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have you installed latest updates? – dedunumax Jul 2 '13 at 5:44
I tried solution and this is the reply: 04:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN Controller [14e4:4727] (rev 01) – user172030 Jul 2 '13 at 15:13
@UbuntuUser I recommend seeing this answer Take it easy, read carefully and you should have a working Wireless card in no time. The one you have is the same one I have. – Luis Alvarado Jul 2 '13 at 16:39

It looks like your laptop might use the infamous Broadcom chipset 14e4:4727, which needs special attention.


Try running

lspci -nn | grep 0280

If your device is the Broadcom 14e4:4727, then run

sudo apt-get install --reinstall bcmwl-kernel-source

To re-install the drivers. Then reboot and try the connection again.

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