Updating wireless drivers in ubuntu
After restarting your system the driver is activated and you can use the wireless network.
Broadcom STA Wireless driver This package contains Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA wireless driverfor use with Broadcom’s BCM4311-, BCM4312-, BCM4313-, BCM4321-, BCM4322-, BCM43224-, and BCM43225-, BCM43227- and BCM43228-basedhardware.
So please verify that it is in fact ENABLED because at least 2 users had me running with many options until they mentioned that they had a button with a wireless icon on it and it was off -.- .
So again, please verify you have the button if you have a laptop/netbook and check to see if it is turned on.
Broadcom B43 Wireless driver This package installs the firmware needed for usage of the b43 kerneldriver.
Supported chipsets:- BCM4312 (with Low-Power aka LP-PHY)Hope this will be helpful for you!!
Provide password for the user when prompted Once it finish installing the driver, Restart your system.All you have to do is wait for the installation to finish and you will be able to use the Broadcom wifi card.[March 19, 2011] Here's an update if you're trying to install the driver on a netbook with low-power b43 chipset: Thank you so much for this.All the other ones simply give you typing practice and excercise your patience.Ubuntu is a popular and completely free Linux-based operating system that is used in some smaller businesses as an alternative to costly Microsoft Windows installations.
I just installed backbox3, during the install im asked to connect to wireless, and it works like a charm, but after i update the system and reboot, i loose wireless...