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Post the output of Code: b43-fwcutter -v It looks like Ubuntu might have version 12, in which case change the firmware download to http://mirror2.openwrt.org/sources/broadcom-wl-4.150.10.5.tar.bz2 then Code: export FIRMWARE_INSTALL_DIR="/lib/firmware" tar xjf ...
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    Post the output of
    Code:
    b43-fwcutter -v
    It looks like Ubuntu might have version 12, in which case change the firmware download to http://mirror2.openwrt.org/sources/broadcom-wl-4.150.10.5.tar.bz2

    then
    Code:
    export FIRMWARE_INSTALL_DIR="/lib/firmware"
    tar xjf broadcom-wl-4.150.10.5.tar.bz2
    cd broadcom-wl-4.150.10.5/driver
    sudo b43-fwcutter -w "$FIRMWARE_INSTALL_DIR" wl_apsta.o

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    I checked the version and it was 12, so I downloaded the new driver that you recommended and I get the same error message.

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    Doh. I looked closely at the instructions on the b43 wireless site and there is a slight change between the original instructions I thought were correct and the version 12 ones.

    That last line should be
    Code:
    sudo b43-fwcutter -w "$FIRMWARE_INSTALL_DIR" wl_apsta_mimo.o

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    It looks like that might have worked! The wireless symbol was moving instead of having a red !, but it won't connect here at work. I'll try it when I get home.

    Thank lot reed9 and MikeTbob!!!

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