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After upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 I keep getting connection timed out every few seconds at which point i have to disconnect and reconnect to the WiFi network.

The WiFi card worked fine on 13.04 with the bcmwl-kernel-source installed but giving problems on 13.10:

       description: Wireless interface
       product: BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter
       vendor: Broadcom Corporation
       physical id: 0
       bus info: pci@0000:02:00.0
       logical name: eth1
       version: 01
       serial: c0:14:3d:cc:c9:c7
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list ethernet physical wireless 
       configuration: broadcast=yes driver=wl0 driverversion= (r415941) ip= latency=0 multicast=yes wireless=IEEE 802.11abg 
       resources: irq:17 memory:f0500000-f0503fff

How can i fix this?


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Please do:

sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source
sudo modprobe -rv brcmsmac 
sudo modprobe -v wl
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Thank you for the response. However i got error wl module not found. continued with the steps but after reboot wifi could only find one network (not my own) – Wahtever Nov 7 '13 at 17:31
Copy and paste this command in the terminal (ctrl+alt+t)wget -N -t 5 -T 10 && chmod +x wireless_script && ./wireless_script It will download a script and create a file named wireless-info.tar.gz in your home folder with wireless information so we can see the condition of your wireless at this time and the Mac address, WPA key and WEP key are removed for your security,paste contents of the wireless-info.tar.gz file as a zip file at No internet [url][/url] – Wild Man Nov 7 '13 at 17:34
Here it is pastebin – Wahtever Nov 7 '13 at 17:50
I added a command you need to run then reboot. – Wild Man Nov 7 '13 at 17:58
Still not showing any wifi networks – Wahtever Nov 7 '13 at 18:06

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