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Dell Inspiron E1405 can not get wireless card to turn on

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http://askubuntu.com – I have recently just downloaded ubuntu 11.10 and before i installed, wireless worked perfectly in windows. Now that i have downloaded and installed ubuntu, i know longer have windows. I do not have a wired connection at my house, only a mifi, so my computer is useless now without internet. I really like the functionality of ubuntu, but need internet. I have already ran the additional drivers page and it says it has installed the driver for my broadcom wireless adapter and is working. The laptop has a fn f2 to turn on the wireless adapter when in windows, but this does not work in ubuntu. i am (HowTos)