Installing a wifi driver on ubuntu

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I am trying to setup ubuntu wifi on a laptop that has an internal Broadcom Corporation BCM4306 802.11b/g Wireless LAN Controller card.    It appears that the driver I am supposed to use is:  bcmwl5.inf

  On ubuntu  I opened:  System -> Administration -> Wireless Network Drivers

Then I clicked on bcmwl5.inf

The result is "Invalid Driver!"    I do not have any original CD's to go along with this driver.  

Where can I find this driver?  Or how can I make this work?  Pls help.

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Have you tried to find the linux driver online?
Check this http://linuxwireless.org/en/users/Drivers/b43
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For Ubuntu 10.04, BCM4306 rev3
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1490717#3
and
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1490717#7
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sudo apt-get remove network-manager

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