Ubuntu 13.04 WiFi driver issue

Recently I faced a weird problem at home with my WiFi. Whenever I turned my laptop on, running Ubuntu 13.04, everything else (wireless-wise) stopped working. I tried everything, but with no success. Pretty much only my wife’s laptop was still able to browse the net, but everything else was “dead in the water”: the iPad, our mobiles and our visiting friends’.

Luckly enough, I came across this post that helped me solve the issue, which pretty much sums up to this:

sudo modprobe -r wl && sudo modprobe brcmsmac

Hope this helps someone.

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