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When you removed bcmwl-kernel-source, a blacklist file was left behind. It is preferable to purge, not remove. Let's remove the blacklist file: sudo rm /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-bcm43.conf In some cases, upon boot, the driver b43 also loads and the wireless doesn't work. If this is your case, post back and we'll proceed. We may need to blacklist b43 or ...


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The other adapter is difficult to impossible to get working. I suggest you remove it. As for the Broadcom, with a temporary working internet connection, open a terminal and do: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install firmware-b43-installer Reboot and your wireless should be working. I believe your issue was firmware all along, not rfkill. You need to ...


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Do: echo "blacklist b43" | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf echo "blacklist ssb" | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf Reboot and wifi should be working.


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Please run the command: lspci -nn Is your device this? Broadcom Corporation BCM4360 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter (rev 03) If so, it uses the driver bcmwl-kernel-source. If you still have the install DVD or USB, then you can find it and its prerequisite there. Navigate to pool > restricted > b > bcmwl and drag and drop the deb file to your ...


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AFAIU, bcmwl-kernel-source is correct, so I suggest you reinstall it: sudo apt-get install --reinstall bcmwl-kernel-source sudo modprobe wl Now check the logs for informative messages: dmesg | grep wl It appears that, although you have a 3.16.0-xx kernel (thanks, @Jeremy31!), apt has tried to install the version for Ubuntu 14.04. I suggest you remove ...


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You should sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-kernel-source sudo apt-get install linux firmware Reboot and if wifi still isn't working, you can blacklist a couple modules echo "blacklist b43" | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf echo "blacklist ssb" | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf Then it should work unless you blacklisted one of the needed ...



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