View Full Version : [ubuntu] Asus A2800S Laptop - Getting Wireless Network Card to Work

December 29th, 2008, 04:11 AM
This is a post to help out anyone else who is attempting to install Ubuntu on an Asus A2800S laptop. After a fresh Ubuntu install you'll find that the wireless network card doesn't work and isn't shown as a device under the network configuration.

Good news is that it's easy to get it working. All you have to do is following the steps outlined by Joe2Shoe in this thread:


This will also apply for anyone who has the following Network Controller showing up from the command


Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4306 802.11b/g Wireless LAN Controller

I hope this helps.