Broadcom-sta-common package missing from "additional drivers" install

Bug #1327617 reported by Dave H on 2014-06-07
This bug affects 1 person
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software-properties (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Clean install of Xubuntu AM64 14.04 on a HP ENY6 Sleekbook and update (06/06/14). Installed wireless driver using "additional Drivers" for my Laptops Broadcom Wireless chip set.
02:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter (rev 01)

Whilst wireless networks were displayed when clicking on the wireless panel icon, I could not connect to my wireless router. Using synaptic I found the Broadcom-sta-common package was missing. also:
 dpkg -p broadcomm-sta-common
dpkg-query: package 'broadcomm-sta-common' is not available
Use dpkg --info (= dpkg-deb --info) to examine archive files,
and dpkg --contents (= dpkg-deb --contents) to list their contents.

After install of broadcom-sta-common package, I was able to connect to my wireless router.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: software-properties-gtk
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-27.50-generic 3.13.11
Uname: Linux 3.13.0-27-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.2
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: XFCE
Date: Sat Jun 7 22:04:14 2014
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/software-properties-gtk
InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-05-25 (13 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Xubuntu 14.04 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64 (20140416.2)
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python3.4
PackageArchitecture: all
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: software-properties
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Dave H (dave-hills-2009) wrote :
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