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I just installed Ubuntu and love it so much, its so fast now. But i have a problem connecting to the internet.

I checked and saw i have to install the driver Broadcom STA wireless driver but every time i do try to install it it says:

Sorry, installation of this driver failed. Please have a look at the log files for
details: /var/log/jockey.log

I went to terminal and copy and pasted the log file name. and when I did it said I have no permission to access this file. I checked on the forums that I have to be on a wired connection. So I plugged my laptop into my router and I got internet then tried to install the driver again. And it was loading then when it got to the end the same message popped up.

Also I have one of those little usb router things you plug into the computer and it gives you internet I have been using that but its to slow. So I want to use the one in my computer but cant.

Since, I am so new at this all Ubuntu thing can u explain to me, how to fix this please?

p.s I forgot to mention I am using Ubuntu 12.04.

Thanks alot :)

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there was a answer here where did it go??? –  user192881 Sep 14 '13 at 21:22

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