I am having issue installing the driver of ASUS' PCE-AC68 on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine.

I have tried a few sources such as:

  1. WiFi driver is not installed on Asus PCE AC68?

  2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmXl6WsC3Kc

However, the problem I always face is that the command: always had error.

ERROR (dkms apport): kernel package linux-headers-4.4.0-79-generic is not supported
Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 4.4.0-79-generic (x86_64)
consult /var/lib/dkms/bcmwl/ for more information
modprobe: FATAL: Module wl not found

I'm not too sure what to do anymore and would really appreciate assistance in getting this to work.

  • Please do not post screenshots of console messages, and instead just paste the text in the question.
    – dobey
    Nov 13, 2017 at 9:12

1 Answer 1


You need a newer version of bcmwl-kernel-source than what is in the trusty repositories for the 4.4 kernel

wget http://mirrors.kernel.org/ubuntu/pool/restricted/b/bcmwl/bcmwl-kernel-source_6.30.223.271+bdcom-0ubuntu1~1.1_amd64.deb
sudo dpkg -i bcmwl-kernel-source_6.30.223.271+bdcom-0ubuntu1~1.1_amd64.deb
If you have UEFI you will need to disable Secure Boot as this module is not signed


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