bcmwl-kernel-source (not installed): bcmwl kernel module failed to build

Bug #1582610 reported by Zach
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bcmwl (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Using mac book pro late 15 model on Ubuntu 16.04, Nothing i do, none of the guides i follow get the wifi drivers working on here. I got it working fine on 15.10 by following the usual steps found by googling.

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: bcmwl-kernel-source (not installed)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-22.39-generic 4.4.8
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-22-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
DKMSKernelVersion: 4.4.0-22-generic
Date: Tue May 17 09:44:21 2016
InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-11-14 (184 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 15.10 "Wily Werewolf" - Release amd64 (20151021)
PackageVersion: (not installed)
 dpkg 1.18.4ubuntu1.1
 apt 1.2.10ubuntu1
SourcePackage: bcmwl
Title: bcmwl-kernel-source (not installed): bcmwl kernel module failed to build
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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Zach (zach-bimson) wrote :
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Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. This particular bug has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug 1580659, so it is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Feel free to continue to report any other bugs you may find.

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