[lubuntu-devel] Hirsute update/upgrade of 794 packages affects wifi network manager??

Dan Simmons kc2bez at lubuntu.me
Sat Mar 6 21:51:30 UTC 2021

Oh gosh, I had intended to reply that to the list, apologies. Here is
what I replied for the record:

I think you have found [this bug][1]. You could click the "affects me
too" thing at the top of the bug to give it some heat and stay up to
date on the issue.



On 3/6/21 4:43 PM, Fritz Hudnut wrote:
> James:
> Traditionally haven't found the forums to be super quick on "Apple
> problems" . . . if they can figure out that the problem is on an apple
> the admins move the thread off the main forum and into the Siberia of
> sub-forums, "apple hardware user" . . . then it all goes into slo-mo . . . .
> But Dan S found that another couple of folks posted a bug report . . .
> looks identical to what I found. I added myself into the mix on that
> one.  Found the same problem on my '12 desktop in Lu 21.04 . . .
> couldn't "add the device" which is the same device as in the laptop, at
> all in Add'L Drivers, it errored out there as well.
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bcmwl/+bug/1917528
> <https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bcmwl/+bug/1917528>
> On Sat, Mar 6, 2021 at 1:01 PM James Lockie <bjlockie at lockie.ca
> <mailto:bjlockie at lockie.ca>> wrote:
>     __
>     On March 6, 2021 14:49:39 Fritz Hudnut <este.el.paz at gmail.com
>     <mailto:este.el.paz at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>     Yep.  Just about done on this for today.  I used synaptic to
>>     "completely remove" the bcmwl-kernel-source package and then tried
>>     to freshly reinstall it and it errors out, I tried to run "sudo
>>     apt -f install" and I used synaptic to "fix broken packages" which
>>     it claimed it did, but package will not re-install, as per the
>>     errors posted previously . . . .
>>     Any hope for this package to be repaired via its relationship to
>>     the kernel?
>     Are you on the ubuntuforums.org <http://ubuntuforums.org>?
>     I would post the error there. 
>>     @wxl:  I think we found our "problem child" in this issue???
>>     F

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