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When connected to the internet via wireless it runs really slow, for example, when I’m logged in to my Google drive account and try to access a folder it takes super long to load and that's if it does. It sometimes does it in other websites, But when I connect my laptop to my router via wired connection it runs fine and all folders on my Google drive account open up smoothly. Could it be a driver issue. I install Xubuntu 12.04 on my laptop Windows XP. I'm really starting to like Xubuntu and I want to keep enjoying it.

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Might be the 802.11n driver issue, happened to me too (regular ubuntu). Try this:

sudo rmmod iwlwifi
sudo modprobe iwlwifi 11n_disable=1

if that did the trick you can make the change permanent as shown here by running:

sudo su
echo "options iwlwifi 11n_disable=1" >> /etc/modprobe.d/iwlwifi-disable11n.conf

then you should still have working wifi after a restart

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Try to re-install your broadcom driver. here is a link if you want.

Good Luck, and best regards!

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