[kwlug-disc] ubuntu 9.04 and broadcom wireless -- out of the box?

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Tue Jun 23 12:30:41 EDT 2009


  in a day or two, i'm going to install ubuntu 9.04 on one of my
gateway laptops which has a broadcom BCM4318 wireless chip.  will that
work out of the box and detect and connect to visible wireless
networks, or will i have to manually download and install the
appropriate broadcom firmware as i do with fedora?  thanks.

rday
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