[ubuntu] Wireless Adapter Not Detected ... but it used to be!

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I will bold the areas where there is the most important information! Some of this post may be irrelevant, so I won't bore you with the details, unless you wish to read all of it. This machine is a Compaq Mini 110c-1105DX (netbook), running Ubuntu Maverick 10.10. I installed Ubuntu on this machine for a friend whose trial license ended for Windows 7 Starter Edition (ew). When I installed Ubuntu approximately 19 days ago from the date of this post, the Wireless Drivers were not detected, and I had to jump through quite a few hoops to get them working. Some b43 packages were missing. I had to c (HowTos)