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I used this command for this AU Q&A

sudo dpkg -i 1.deb

And I get this message:

Module build for the currently running kernel was skipped since the kernel source for this kernel does not seem to be installed.

I do have this installed but still don't have a working WiFi

Is it a problem in my kernel maybe? fresh Ubuntu 12.10 x64, and I have tried x32

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Your kernel is different from what it was with 12.04. You need to search for new drivers. But can't you get the drivers using Addtional drivers? or you can follow this askubuntu.com/a/215923/35775 –  Web-E Nov 14 '12 at 11:16
    
possible duplicate of Dell Inspiron 5720 Wifi (Broadcom BCM43142, Ubuntu 12.10) .. tryout the answer since the answer is accepted and question is for 12.10 –  Web-E Nov 14 '12 at 11:19
    
i have broadcom wireless 14e4:4365 from lspci -nn, but after installing drivers and reboot im getting "Module wl not Found" from sudo modprobe wl –  user106343 Nov 14 '12 at 12:00
    
did you first undo what ever you did earlier? –  Web-E Nov 14 '12 at 12:19
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Your message suggests the linux-headers-generic are not installed or not correctly. Please do:

    sudo apt-get install --reinstall linux-headers-generic linux-headers-`uname -r` build-essential dkms
    sudo dpkg -P 1.deb
    sudo dpkg -i 1.deb
    sudo modprobe wl

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