Trying to install wl driver on Lubuntu 14.04.03 LTS

Bug #1528508 reported by Christopher Amos on 2015-12-22
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Bug Description

Attempting a bug workaround where the wl module is not available in the b43 dirver.
Tried this package:
https://launchpad.net/~eugenesan/+archive/ppa/+files/bcmwl-kernel-source_6.30.223.30+bdcom-0ubuntu2~eugenesan~precise1_amd64.deb

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: bcmwl-kernel-source 6.30.223.30+bdcom-0ubuntu2~eugenesan~precise1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.19.0-42.48~14.04.1-generic 3.19.8-ckt10
Uname: Linux 3.19.0-42-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.19
Architecture: amd64
DKMSKernelVersion: 3.19.0-42-generic
Date: Tue Dec 22 10:04:06 2015
DuplicateSignature: dkms:bcmwl-kernel-source:(not installed):/var/lib/dkms/bcmwl/6.30.223.30+bdcom/build/src/wl/sys/wl_linux.c:1358:64: error: macro "alloc_netdev" requires 4 arguments, but only 3 given
InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-12-22 (0 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Lubuntu 14.04.3 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Beta amd64 (20150805)
PackageVersion: (not installed)
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.17.5ubuntu5.5
 apt 1.0.1ubuntu2.10
SourcePackage: bcmwl
Title: bcmwl-kernel-source (not installed): bcmwl kernel module failed to build
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Christopher Amos (the-amoses) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. This particular bug has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug 1358966, so it is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Feel free to continue to report any other bugs you may find.

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