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[Bug 1565246] Re: bcmwl-kernel-source driver builds successfully but keeps asking for password but never connects


Oh, I'd forgotten to mention that I'm using 16.04 Beta 2.

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  bcmwl-kernel-source driver builds successfully but keeps asking for
  password but never connects

Status in bcmwl package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:

  I'm using KUbuntu 14.04.4 with kernel 4.2.0-27-generic.

  After installing bcmwl-kernel-source_6.30.223.248+bdcom-
  0ubuntu8_amd64.deb (which I have downloaded from
  http://packages.ubuntu.com/xenial/bcmwl-kernel-source) the following
  way :

  $ sudo gdebi -n bcmwl-kernel-source_6.30.223.248+bdcom-0ubuntu8_amd64.deb :
  Reading package lists... Done
  Building dependency tree
  Reading state information... Done
  Building data structures... Done
  Building data structures... Done
  (Reading database ... 112039 files and directories currently installed.)
  Preparing to unpack bcmwl-kernel-source_6.30.223.248+bdcom-0ubuntu8_amd64.deb ...
  Removing all DKMS Modules
  Unpacking bcmwl-kernel-source ( over ( ...
  Setting up bcmwl-kernel-source ( ...
  Loading new bcmwl- DKMS files...
  Building only for 4.2.0-27-generic
  Building for architecture x86_64
  Building initial module for 4.2.0-27-generic

  Running module version sanity check.
   - Original module
     - No original module exists within this kernel
   - Installation
     - Installing to /lib/modules/4.2.0-27-generic/updates/dkms/


  DKMS: install completed.
  update-initramfs is disabled since running on read-only media
  $ echo $?
  The NetworkManager keeps on asking for the password of the wifi connection but fails to connect.

  Can you help me ?

  I'd be glad to add further information to this issue, just tell me how


  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
  Package: xorg 1:7.7+1ubuntu8.1
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.2.0-27.32~14.04.1-generic 4.2.8-ckt1
  Uname: Linux 4.2.0-27-generic x86_64
  NonfreeKernelModules: wl
  ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.19
  Architecture: amd64
  CasperVersion: 1.340.2
  CurrentDesktop: KDE
  Date: Sat Apr  2 10:12:24 2016
  LiveMediaBuild: Kubuntu 14.04.4 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64 (20160217.1)
  SourcePackage: xorg
  Symptom: display
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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