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    [ubuntu] Re: Wifi Disabled/ No Lan connection either

    its ok, ill figure that one out my self. the only other thing i ask of u, if u know how to do it. I have dual booting options, but I do want to remove my Vista from the computer completely, so I run...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wifi Disabled/ No Lan connection either

    for some reason pytheas22, i have tried almost ever version of itunes from 7.2-10 and even right clicking the file to 'open with wine" will not allow me to access the files to install. I have even...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wifi Disabled/ No Lan connection either

    yes i was trying to use whine, i actually found a post on youtube explaining how to use a older version of itunes on the 10.04 os. it seemed to work flawlessly, but even so trying to install itunes...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wifi Disabled/ No Lan connection either

    pytheas i was wondering I have saved all those things we talked about on a flash drive along with drivers we created and downloaded. is it safe to remove them from my Ubuntu desktop? Or should I keep...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wifi Disabled/ No Lan connection either

    unver@ubuntu:~$ lshw -C Network
    WARNING: you should run this program as super-user.
    *-network
    description: Network controller
    product: BCM4311 802.11b/g WLAN
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wifi Disabled/ No Lan connection either

    wifi seems to be working perfectly!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! thank you thank you thank you a million times pytheas!!!!!!!!!!!!!! =). I will reboot the computer a few times just to see if it is not "false...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wifi Disabled/ No Lan connection either

    Pytheas22 this is what I got from the first terminal you had told me to run, and asked for the outcome:


    unver@ubuntu:~$ sudo -s
    [sudo] password for unver:
    root@ubuntu:~# rmmod b43
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wifi Disabled/ No Lan connection either

    thanks pytheas i will do this right now, so hopefully u will be on by the time i have th ouputs and outcome of the procedures thanks again! ill get back to u asap!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wifi Disabled/ No Lan connection either

    unver@ubuntu:~$ sudo rmmod b43
    ERROR: Module b43 does not exist in /proc/modules
    unver@ubuntu:~$ sudo rmmod ssb
    ERROR: Module ssb does not exist in /proc/modules
    unver@ubuntu:~$ sudo rmmod wl...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wifi Disabled/ No Lan connection either

    unver@ubuntu:~$ cd ~/Desktop
    unver@ubuntu:~/Desktop$ tar -xzvf STA_driver.tar.gz
    STA/
    STA/.tmp_versions/
    STA/src/
    tar: STA/.tmp_versions: time stamp 2010-09-02 21:45:12 is 2260.220596396 s in...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wifi Disabled/ No Lan connection either

    unver@ubuntu:~$ lsmod | grep wl
    unver@ubuntu:~$ sudo modprobe wl
    [sudo] password for unver:
    FATAL: Module wl not found.
    unver@ubuntu:~$ lshw -C Network
    WARNING: you should run this program as...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wifi Disabled/ No Lan connection either

    pytheas22 all 4 of the installations have taken place, all though I don't know what to do now? I attempted to install bcmwl-kernel and it installed but nothing is working? Myt wifi light is still not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wifi Disabled/ No Lan connection either

    in your first post it stated that dkms needs gcc, make, and module-init-tools. but then further on you stated to install gcc, make and dkms? do i still need the module-init-tools.? And if that is the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wifi Disabled/ No Lan connection either

    I have learned to navigate the link you provided, I am going to attempt to use the 3 items you asked for and see the outcome of the compilation. I will let you know as soon as I attempt it, thank you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wifi Disabled/ No Lan connection either

    This is the error produced for the i386

    Status: Error: Wrong architecture 'i386'

    Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA wireless driver source
    These package contains Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA wireless...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wifi Disabled/ No Lan connection either

    pytheas22 thank you agian, but i do not have the ubuntu installation disk. so i would need "you way of working around it". And ethernet dosent seem to work in windows either but works wifi fine. I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wifi Disabled/ No Lan connection either

    yeah it works prfectly on windows, as i am using it right now on windows. hmm...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wifi Disabled/ No Lan connection either

    as requested!

    unver@ubuntu:~$ lspci -nn
    00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/PM/GMS, 943/940GML and 945GT Express Memory Controller Hub [8086:27a0] (rev 03)
    00:02.0 VGA...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wifi Disabled/ No Lan connection either

    I am attempting this in a bit thank you i will let you know how it goes thanks again!
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    [ubuntu] Wifi Disabled/ No Lan connection either

    Well I have researched quiet a bit on the topic, and I will start with specifications:

    Compaq Presario c500 laptop
    2 Partitions:
    Windows Vista 32-Bit
    Ubuntu 10.04

    Wifi Card type: BCM4311...
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