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I'm running 10.04 Desktop Edition on my netbook, but it hasn't automatically installed my network drivers for my Broadcom device. I'd like to find a package on the internet for it, so I can transfer it to my netbook with a USB pen drive. I don't care if the drivers are proprietary. Here is the output of lspci.

00:00.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 14h Processor Root Complex 00:01.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Device 9804 00:01.1 Audio device: ATI Technologies Inc Wrestler HDMI Audio [Radeon HD 6250/6310] 00:11.0 SATA controller: ATI Technologies Inc SB7x0/SB8x0/SB9x0 SATA Controller [AHCI mode] 00:12.0 USB Controller: ATI Technologies Inc SB7x0/SB8x0/SB9x0 USB OHCI0 Controller 00:12.2 USB Controller: ATI Technologies Inc SB7x0/SB8x0/SB9x0 USB EHCI Controller 00:13.0 USB Controller: ATI Technologies Inc SB7x0/SB8x0/SB9x0 USB OHCI0 Controller 00:13.2 USB Controller: ATI Technologies Inc SB7x0/SB8x0/SB9x0 USB EHCI Controller 00:14.0 SMBus: ATI Technologies Inc SBx00 SMBus Controller (rev 42) 00:14.2 Audio device: ATI Technologies Inc SBx00 Azalia (Intel HDA) (rev 40) 00:14.3 ISA bridge: ATI Technologies Inc SB7x0/SB8x0/SB9x0 LPC host controller (rev 40) 00:14.4 PCI bridge: ATI Technologies Inc SBx00 PCI to PCI Bridge (rev 40) 00:15.0 PCI bridge: ATI Technologies Inc SB700/SB800/SB900 PCI to PCI bridge (PCIE port 0) 00:15.2 PCI bridge: ATI Technologies Inc SB900 PCI to PCI bridge (PCIE port 2) 00:15.3 PCI bridge: ATI Technologies Inc SB900 PCI to PCI bridge (PCIE port 3) 00:18.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 12h/14h Processor Function 0 (rev 43) 00:18.1 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 12h/14h Processor Function 1 00:18.2 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 12h/14h Processor Function 2 00:18.3 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 12h/14h Processor Function 3 00:18.4 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 12h/14h Processor Function 4 00:18.5 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 12h/14h Processor Function 6 00:18.6 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 12h/14h Processor Function 5 00:18.7 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 12h/14h Processor Function 7 06:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications AR8152 v2.0 Fast Ethernet (rev c1) 07:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN Controller (rev 01)

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See Wifi Docs Driver BCM 43xx from the Community Wiki. Looks like your card requires the STA driver. If you have Internet access, make sure the restricted repository (multiverse) is enabled, that repositories are updated

sudo apt-get update

then install bcmwl-kernel-source

sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source

Now you should see the driver available in the Additional Drivers (it's in System Settings). Install it. Reboot or run the following commands:

sudo modprobe -r b43 ssb wl

sudo modprobe wl

If you don't have Internet access, you can install bcmwl-kernel-source either by adding the Live CD as a repository or by finding the package on the Ubuntu install media (CD or pendrive) under ../pool/restricted/b/bcmwl. You'll also need the dependencies, those are dkms, patch and fakeroot. You can find them in ../pool/main/d/dkms, ../pool/main/p/patch, ../pool/main/f/fakeroot respectively. Install those before you install bcmwl-kernel-source.

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