[clug] getting wireless card to work
sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au
Fri Aug 31 00:22:35 GMT 2007
Mike Carden wrote on 28/8/07 4:52 PM:
> On 8/28/07, Julian Milthorpe <jules.milthorpe at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I installed Ubuntu 7.04 on my ibookG4, and I have had heaps of trouble
>> trying to get the wireless card to work.
> This is what Google had to say on the subject:
I got this in an email back from Julian (off-list) and wasn't able to
It's a simple apt-gt/dpkg config problem... ('error parsing proxy')
This ubuntu page seems to be exactly right - and the errors Julian has
been getting seem exactly "no module loaded".
Can anyone help Julian??
> sudo apt-get install network-manager bcm43xx-fwcutter
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree
> Reading state information... Done
> network-manager is already the newest version.
> bcm43xx-fwcutter is already the newest version.
> 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
> 1 not fully installed or removed.
> Need to get 0B of archives.
> After unpacking 0B of additional disk space will be used.
> Setting up bcm43xx-fwcutter (006-1) ...
> Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
> dpkg: error processing bcm43xx-fwcutter (--configure):
> subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
> Errors were encountered while processing:
> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
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