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

Phil Longstaff plongstaff at rogers.com
Tue Jun 23 12:53:28 EDT 2009


Well, I can't verify it because I don't have a 4318.  However, I've found ubuntu to work out-of-the-box on laptops where I've had to download other drivers with fedora.

Phil




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From: Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at crashcourse.ca>
To: KWLUG discussion <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 23, 2009 12:44:20 PM
Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] ubuntu 9.04 and broadcom wireless -- out of the box?

On Tue, 23 Jun 2009, Phil Longstaff wrote:

> I've found ubuntu pretty good at detecting hardware out-of-the-box. 
> I also googled "ubuntu broadcom bcm4318" and found some stuff on the
> ubuntu forums (mostly older releases) but with some 2008 comments re
> 8.04 that it works
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=285809&page=23.
>
> Phil

  i'd googled briefly as well, and i got the *impression* that it
would be good to go, but i just thought it would be nice to get
someone else to verify that.  thanks.

rday
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