configure bcmwl

Douglas Pollard dougpol1 at
Mon Oct 21 21:20:18 UTC 2013

On 10/21/2013 04:42 PM, Liam Proven wrote:
> 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.
   Thanks Liam, I will install virtual box and try again.    Doug

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