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[ubuntu] bcm4318 alternatives?

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Does anyone know if there is a low price card that will replace the Broadcom bcm4218 airforce POS that I currently have in my HP DV5215us craptop? I was so impressed with how painless getting the Broadcom BCM4318 wireless adapter working in 8.10 was. I finally thought those wasted hours, and mental pain were behind me. I skipped 9.04 and just did a clean install of 9.10 and, like a sequel to a bad horror movie, the nightmare is back. Quote: "it just worked, now it doesn't"TM I know I can read up and post and screw with it, I have a bit already but no joy yet. I could install an older Ubuntu or many other options, but I'm done screwing with it, my time is more valuable than a 2nd hand replacement card. My laptop is getting on in years now so there must be a shedload of other cards from more Linux friendly vendors kicking around on ebay but I've no idea how to know which one would be compatible. Any help appreciated. (Hardware)