installation - How do i activate the wireless driver on ubuntu 12.04

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2014-04
  • dimitris

    I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 and, while at first i had wireless connection, now i don't. When I try to activate the wireless driver through the additional drivers a message pops up that says that the installation failed and i should look at the log file for details: /var/log/jockey.log. What should i do?

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  • user56926

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    Wireless doesn't work on a Broadcom BCM4312

    I've just upgraded my Dell Inspiron 1525 to 12.04. Wireless connection worked before, but now it doesn't. I can't seem to start the driver. I remember having to activate it manually for the last version and it worked fine but it doesn't with this new 12.04 upgrade.

    When I go to "Additional Drivers", I am shown one option named "Broadcom STA wireless driver". When I try to activate it, I get this message:

    Sorry, installation of this driver failed. Please have a look at the log file for details: /var/log/jockey.log

    The message entered into the log is:

    2012-04-26 22:17:36,194 DEBUG: BroadcomWLHandler enabled(): kmod disabled, bcm43xx: blacklisted, b43: blacklisted, b43legacy: blacklisted 2012-04-26 22:17:36,491 WARNING: modinfo for module wl failed: ERROR: modinfo: could not find module wl

    2012-04-26 22:17:36,492 WARNING: /sys/module/wl/drivers does not exist, cannot rebind wl driver 2012-04-26 22:17:36,556 DEBUG: BroadcomWLHandler enabled(): kmod disabled, bcm43xx: blacklisted, b43: blacklisted, b43legacy: blacklisted

    Can anyone help please?


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  • Phani

    @rdeth use sudo apt-get remove bcmwl-kernel-source command to remove and then install again using additional drivers interface it worked like that for me