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Enable Sensible Repositories

A vaguely useful apt sources.list:

 deb     http://nz.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ edgy          main restricted universe multiverse 
 deb-src http://nz.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ edgy          main restricted universe multiverse 

 deb     http://nz.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ edgy-updates  main restricted universe multiverse 
 deb-src http://nz.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ edgy-updates  main restricted universe multiverse 

 deb     http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu    edgy-security main restricted universe multiverse 
 deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu    edgy-security main restricted universe multiverse 

 deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu   edgy-commercial  main 

 deb     http://packages.freecontrib.org/plf  edgy-plf      free non-free 
 deb-src http://packages.freecontrib.org/plf  edgy-plf      free non-free 

Note: Can replace security.ubuntu.com with nz.archive.ubuntu.com for faster transfers, with slightly less up-to-date-ness.

Crazy Wireless Drivers

Use ndiswrapper 1.8. Blacklist the built-in bcm43xx and download these Win32 Broadcom 4318 drivers.

sudo apt-get install ndiswrapper-utils-1.8 ndiswrapper-common