I have a Dell laptop and I would very much like to be able to use wireless networks. Running lspci, I find that my network controller is
I go to System -> Administration -> Hardware Drivers, and I find the "Broadcom STA wireless driver", which I would very much like to activate. So I click "Activate" and type in my password, and nothing happens.
0c:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g (rev 01)
I try to reistall the driver directly from the installation CD (/media/cdrom0/pool/restricted/b/bcmwl) and then I can see that I get some error messages in the terminal, which you can see below.
This is as far as I get, are there anybody who can help me? (I apologize that some of the language in the terminal is not English, I hope you understand it anyway.)
(Les database ... 136471 filer og katalogar er installerte.)
Gjer klar til å byta ut bcmwl-kernel-source 126.96.36.199+bdcom-0ubuntu4 (ved bruk av .../bcmwl-kernel-source_188.8.131.52+bdcom-0ubuntu4_i386.deb) ...
Removing all DKMS Modules
Pakkar ut erstattinga bcmwl-kernel-source ...
Set opp bcmwl-kernel-source (184.108.40.206+bdcom-0ubuntu4) ...
Adding Module to DKMS build system
Doing initial module build
/usr/sbin/dkms: line 35: patch: command not found
Error! Application of patch 0001-MODULE_LICENSE.patch failed.
Check /var/lib/dkms/bcmwl/220.127.116.11+bdcom/build/ for more information.
Installing initial module
Error! Could not locate wl.ko for module bcmwl in the DKMS tree.
You must run a dkms build for kernel 2.6.31-16-generic (i686) first.
update-initramfs: deferring update (trigger activated)
Processing triggers for initramfs-tools ...
update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-2.6.31-16-generic