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Where do proprietary drivers go in 10.04 LTS? It says there are no proprietary drivers available.

The driver I want to install came in a folder named hybrid-portsrc_x86_32 followed by -v5_100_82_112. (The contents of this folder are folders named lib and src and a file named Makefile.) Where should it go in my Ubuntu folders, so it shows up on the Hardware Drivers list?

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According to what I believe is the readme for this driver, it should already be available in Ubuntu's repos. If it does not appear in the third-party drivers menu, the readme says to run

sudo apt-get install --reinstall bcmwl-kernel-source

And then reboot. Have you tried this?

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No, I have not tried this, but I will, and thank you. (It sounds like you are saying I should already have the driver in my system, and that the sudo command you provide should make it visible or "activate" it or whatever, which would be great.) – Alex Feb 29 '12 at 19:52
That didn't work. Thank you for the link to the ReadMe, I am going to try exploring its guidance further. – Alex Mar 1 '12 at 18:47

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