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Need to get my wireless network adapter working on Ubuntu 14.1, but when trying to install the required package bcmwl-kernel-source, the "apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source" installation command hangs on asking repetitively for a Ubuntu cdrom installation disk mount even after one is provided. Here is the exact terminal output that I am receiving:

$ sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  bcmwl-kernel-source dkms
0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 12 not upgraded.
Need to get 0 B/1,576 kB of archives.
After this operation, 8,386 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
Media change: please insert the disc labeled
 'Ubuntu 14.10 _Utopic Unicorn_ - Release amd64 (20141022.1)'
in the drive '/media/cdrom/' and press enter

Media change: please insert the disc labeled
 'Ubuntu 14.10 _Utopic Unicorn_ - Release amd64 (20141022.1)'
in the drive '/media/cdrom/' and press enter

I tried mounting my installation cdrom as requested, but after pressing enter it seems that the installation unmounts the cdrom and loops back to request that I mount it again. Can't get out of this loop. Why does the installation of this package reqest an installation cd? Other packages install fine without requesting this.

marked as duplicate by souravc, Fabby, Eric Carvalho, Jacob Vlijm, Elder Geek Feb 25 '15 at 16:38

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I have solved my problem by disabling the option "Installable from CD-ROM/DVD" under the "Ubuntu Software" tab of the "Software and Applications" update tool.

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