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I have a wireless card that needs the Broadcom B4311 Rev. 1 driver but I don't have a way to download that driver since I don't have wireless access since the driver isn't installed.

I'm running Linux Mint Debian x64.

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probably going to be b43 or ndiswrapper...i stick with aetheros –  hbdgaf Jan 5 '11 at 23:11
    
you could boot backtrack live and download that way...i think it supports broadcom out of the box... –  hbdgaf Jan 5 '11 at 23:32
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You can download a few files from another computer and install the firmware.

Ignore the wget's, just put the corresponding file in the working directory instead of launching the command.

There are instructions here http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/b43

For a similar chip (which probably uses the same firmware) there are more straightforward instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/Laptop/Lucid/Reports/AcerAspireOneD150#Post-install%20fixes

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Been in this exact situation with my E1505. Easiest way is to go out and buy a network card to plug in, and then return the card.

But if that's not an option, you can follow the instructions here, but make sure to replace any reference to Ubuntu with Debian.

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