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I bought a new Laptop (Gigabyte P34G) but have ugly problems with my Wifi connection on Ubuntu 13.10. Wifi works a few minutes before loosing the connection.

sudo service network-manager restart 

Helps for the next few minutes but it's making me crazy to do this all 5 minutes. Can anybody give me a helping hand with this problem?

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try-

sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-kernel-source
sudo modprobe -rv wl
sudo modprobe -v brcmsmac

If error comes ignore them and reboot twice your PC then see if its working.

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Hope it solves your issue..

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Thanks, but the output was...

sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-kernel-source

-> Package 'bcmwl-kernel-source' is not installed, so not removed

sudo modprobe -rv wl

-> FATAL: Module wl not found

sudo modprobe -v brcmsmac

-> insmod /lib/modules/3.11.0-13-generic/kernel/drivers/bcma/bcma.ko insmod /lib/modules/3.11.0-13-generic/kernel/drivers/net/wireless/brcm80211/brcmutil/brcmutil.ko insmod /lib/modules/3.11.0-13-generic/kernel/lib/cordic.ko insmod /lib/modules/3.11.0-13-generic/kernel/drivers/net/wireless/brcm80211/brcmsmac/brcmsmac.ko

and the problem still exists.

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