bcmwl-kernel-source (not installed): bcmwl kernel module failed to build [ld: cannot find .../wlc_hybrid.o_shipped_x86_64: No such file or directory]

Bug #1740643 reported by michael grosh
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Bug Description

none of the versions I have used pickup the wireless connection. Just installed ver 16.04

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: bcmwl-kernel-source (not installed)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-104.127-generic 4.4.98
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-104-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.14
Architecture: amd64
DKMSKernelVersion: 4.4.0-104-generic
Date: Sat Dec 30 19:06:36 2017
InstallationDate: Installed on 2017-12-30 (0 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64 (20140722.2)
PackageVersion: (not installed)
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.18.4ubuntu1.3
 apt 1.2.24
SourcePackage: bcmwl
Title: bcmwl-kernel-source (not installed): bcmwl kernel module failed to build
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to xenial on 2017-12-31 (0 days ago)

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michael grosh (dickdurk) 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.

summary: bcmwl-kernel-source (not installed): bcmwl kernel module failed to build
+ [ld: cannot find .../wlc_hybrid.o_shipped_x86_64: No such file or
+ directory]
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