Unblock disabled wireless card in Ubuntu

I have got broadcom wireless card installed in my Ubuntu Box and it works fine. But lately I found a very strange problem. All of a sudden, It stopped working. I mean I couldn’t turn it on anyway, It always appeared as disabled. I tried uninstalling the driver and re-install of the driver, it seemed … Continue reading “Unblock disabled wireless card in Ubuntu”

[Solved] Wireless driver stopped working after upgrade – Ubuntu

I upgraded my Ubuntu box and after success restart I found that WIFI was not working anymore. I knew that my wireless driver was broadcom. Verify with command output: 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY [14e4:4315] (rev 01) 1. To make it work, I first uninstalled the b43-fwcutter 2. Added the source … Continue reading “[Solved] Wireless driver stopped working after upgrade – Ubuntu”

[Solved] Enable Wireless from Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g (rev 01)

Here are the steps by which I enabled the wireless connection in my friend’s laptop. Her laptop was “HP DV4 – Entertainment PC-12 cell batteries.” Q. How to confirm that you have Broadcom Wireless Network Controller. A. Enter the command as shown below. asee@asee-hp:~$ lspci -v | grep Broadcom Output If you see the Broadcom … Continue reading “[Solved] Enable Wireless from Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g (rev 01)”

Wireless Internet Connection in Backtrack

As I am an engineering student, we have computer network lab. In this lab we are taught differnet aspects of computer networking. I had been using Backtrack I was trying very hard to get myself connected to internet. Then I found the following solution. At first Open up Terminal and type the following two codes … Continue reading “Wireless Internet Connection in Backtrack”