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Thread: b43 wireless, how can i make it work

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    b43 wireless, how can i make it work

    I installed 13.04 and get no wireless. I get an error on boot something about b43 etc...

    i tried running this after looking on the web but it is not locatable

    dv9000@dv9000-HP-Pavilion-dv9000-EZ452UA-ABA:~$ lspci -vvnn | grep 14e4

    03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4311 802.11b/g WLAN [14e4:4311] (rev 01)


    dv9000@dv9000-HP-Pavilion-dv9000-EZ452UA-ABA:~$ sudo apt-get install firmware-b43-installer
    [sudo] password for dv9000:
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information... Done
    E: Unable to locate package firmware-b43-installer
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    Re: b43 wireless, how can i make it work

    fixed with this here

    So why cant it just work, cause its non-free?
    So how much does it cost to make it work for ubuntu?
    If it is a BCM4311 these should take care of it ( do with an ethernet connection)

    sudo apt-get remove --purge bcmwl-kernel-source
    sudo apt-get install linux-firmware-nonfree
    sudo modprobe b43

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