How to install a driver in trisquel
So I have been trying for days to get internet onto trisquel. Until then i have to use windows 7 and i dont like that. First of all i am totally new to linux. I dont know much about it other than how to use google to figure stuff out. So i ran lspci and it pulled up that my wireless card is: 03:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM43224 802.11a/b/g/n (rev 01). Now i downloaded the driver from http://www.broadcom.com/support/802.11/linux_sta.php and i selected the 64 bit version as i have a inspirion 17 64 bit. Now in linux i unpackaged the tar.gz file and it gave me a file with a lib file structure with a bunch of stuff in it and a src file with a bunch of stuff in it. Also a makefile which has a bunch of information in it that is of no help to me. So my question is what do i do with this? i have no idea how to install or do anything with this. A step by step process for dummies would be awesome!
PS: the trisquel forum has been no help as they keep getting bent up on the fact that it is proprietary, something i am fully aware of and despite which, still want to install it
hi jnetzel77, you mention in your post that it has src packages..
check out this link, it might help you get started.
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