View Full Version : [ubuntu] Possible install broadcom driver w/o net?

August 8th, 2008, 01:33 PM
hello, new here and new to ubuntu. Have been struggling with the various ways there seem to be of getting the B43xx driver to work in hardy heron. I have internet, but only via XP at the ment, as my connection is solely wireless. Is there a way to get the broadcom driver sorted w/o internet in Ubuntu?
Thanks for any help,

August 8th, 2008, 01:48 PM
You can just download it on the xp machine, put it on a memorystick or shared partition and install it when you boot up into ubuntu..
I think this thread gives yoo what you need.



August 8th, 2008, 02:19 PM
Thanks for the quick reply Anders,
will give it a go,

August 17th, 2008, 01:32 PM
Thanks for the help and pointers! got it all working, very pleased with ubuntu. It just takes a bit of getting used to. Hopefully will only need to use XP for activesync and the odd game of BF2!!
cheers, Fred :guitar: