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OK, from what I can see you run Ubuntu 10.04 and the lspci program has no proper descriptions for your hardware. This usually means that the hardware you use is newer than that particular version of Ubuntu and therefore simply may miss the necessary drivers to get all your hardware working. I would recommend to try it with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS or Ubuntu 12.10.
A test with a Live-CD/DVD/USB should be sufficient to see if the cardreader is working in those newer versions.
For the Broadcom card you will have to install proprietary drivers, which is pretty easy on Ubuntu (and derivatives) using the additional drivers program. If you don't like Unity you can of course also try Kubuntu (KDE), Xubuntu (XFCE), Lubuntu (LXDE) or the Gnome 3 edition of Ubuntu. Alternatively you can try Mint with MATE or Cinnamon, which are designed to resemble the Gnome 2 desktop.