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I've installed Ubuntu 11.10 on a hp pavilion that has vista home prem . and the broad com STA driver is listed ,tested by the Ubuntu developers,but will not activate and I get a > look at the log file for details:/var/log/jockey.log

When I try to in the terminal I get Permission denied,Please help, I already am running 11.10 on a Toshiba Satellite W/vista basic with no problems for a few weeks and really like it. Thank you.

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Have you tried: gksudo gedit /var/log/jockey.log? If so and you still get "Permission denied" error, this means that the log file is in use. Try closing jokey. If it still fails to open, open the system monitor and kill the jockey process. Alternatively, press alt + F2 and type "killall jockey".

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Thank you,yes, I got it open, now I'll have to spend some time researching how to understand what I'm seeing and how I can get the driver to work,ha ha ,,cheers. –  kwiksal Feb 8 '12 at 18:39
    
OK, cheers! Could you please mark my post as the accepted answer by clicking the green check mark under the down vote button? Thanks. –  William Feb 8 '12 at 18:44
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