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  Ubuntu 13.10 Fresh Install on Laptop: no Network Connectivity - bcmwl
  WLAN Driver not Installed

Status in “linux” package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  Release:        Ubuntu 13.10
  Installation Media:        Desktop CD image from a USB stick with 
  Hardware:        Dell Inspiron 3721 with a Broadcom BCM43142A0 WLAN device.

  I would have expected that the live system and the installed system both have 
automatic network connectivity via WLAN.

  1st problem: The live system didn't have WLAN network connectivity.

  I was able to activate it simply by installing "bcmwl-kernel-source"
  (after a lot of try and error):

   sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source

  (2nd problem: This is rather counter-intuitive. Why do I have to
  install sources when I need a driver binary?)

  3rd problem: When I booted into the installed system, network was down

  Here the fix was more complicated, surely too complicated for a non-
  technical person:

   sudo dpkg -i /media/hok/UUI/pool/main/d/dkms/dkms_2.2.0.3-1.1ubuntu4_all.deb

   sudo dpkg -i /media/hok/UUI/pool/restricted/b/bcmwl/bcmwl-kernel-

  [Proposed solution]
  These problems would be solved if the Ubuntu installer installed the driver 
by default, or after detecting an appropriate device.

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