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March 30th, 6. How do I get the status of these hardware you’re talking about? What could possibly be wrong?

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[SOLVED] Installing drivers for bcm ethernet controller

Installing drivers for bcm ethernet controller It bfoadcom It should be able to work with that card. I restarted my computer and to my surprise, my wireless works but my lan isn’t! Thank You for Submitting Your Review,! Explore Further Broadcom Generally when you do a fresh install of ubuntu when you first login ubuntu will do a hardware check and a notification Icon will pop-up advising you about the avaliabilty of any “restricted” eg closed source drivers if you click on this Icon it will open the Hardware Drivers program which is only ever used for enabling or disabling these optional drivers.

I checked and it says Broadcom STA wireless driver is activated and currently in use.

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March 30th, 4. I installed Ubuntu I then went to the Synaptic Package Manager, searched for all Broadcom packages and installed them.

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After a lot of sweat I figured it out. Installing drivers for bcm ethernet controller Hello.