configure bcmwl

Liam Proven lproven at
Mon Oct 21 20:42:10 UTC 2013

On 21 October 2013 20:29, Douglas Pollard <dougpol2 at> wrote:
> I have on a 500 Gb drive in a Dell Dimension 5150 box.  I have Ubuntu 12.4
> 64 bit installed an running.  I tried to install Ubuntu  13.10  32bit. I
> want to use Virtual box to run Xp.  I don't know whether I can run 32bit XP
> in 64bit virtual box or not?  I Have  not been able to install 13.10 beyond
> configure bcmwl-kernal-source.  The install stops there. I have downloaded a
> couple times and burned dvd's to try again but neither will fully install.
> Not knowing where to go from there I have reinstalled several times without
> success. At the moment I am using 12.04.   Can someone help with this.

Yes, you can run 32-bit VMs under 64-bit Virtualbox. However,
obviously, 64-bit Virtualbox only runs under a 64-bit host OS.

So you don't need to install the 32-bit version of Ubuntu. If you
already have the 64-bit version working, just stick with it -
Virtualbox should run fine under 12.04/64. I used it extensively on
that OS myself, for guests running Windows XP, Windows 8, various
Linuxes, OpenBSD, Haiku & other guest OSes.

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