Getting the Compaq nx6125 Broadcom Wireless card to work in Ubuntu 11.10

I remember trying to get Ubuntu to work on my Compaq nx6125 my freshman year of college. The first and biggest hurdle was getting the wireless card to work. Recently, after a few OS changes, I decided to go back to Ubuntu for that machine. Imagine my dismay when I discovered the documentation on the process hadn’t changed much since my freshman year! Fortunately with a little digging I was able to find a much simpler process. If you’re trying to get your Broadcom card to work in Ubuntu 11.10 (and possibly earlier versions, for all I know), simply run: