I am a complete beginner when it comes to this, but this is what I tried:
1. I copied the .deb files (all of them) to the /home/user/ directory
2. I tried installing them with
3. This worked for the two Bluetooth ones, but the "wireless-bcm43142-dkms-126.96.36.199_amd64.deb" and the "wlan_amd64.deb" packages failed to install, giving the following output:
sudo dpkg -i pkg.deb
I am running a fresh install of 64-bit en-GB Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Inspiron 5420 (the 14" sister of the 5520) using the Wubi installer. I have no access to non-wireless internet.
user@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -i wireless-bcm43142-dkms-188.8.131.52_amd64.deb
[sudo] password for user:
Selecting previously unselected package wireless-bcm43142-dkms.
(Reading database ... 137798 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking wireless-bcm43142-dkms (from wireless-bcm43142-dkms-184.108.40.206_amd64.deb) ...
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of wireless-bcm43142-dkms:
wireless-bcm43142-dkms depends on dkms; however:
Package dkms is not installed.
dpkg: error processing wireless-bcm43142-dkms (--install):
dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
Processing triggers for initramfs-tools ...
update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-3.2.0-29-generic
Warning: No support for locale: en_GB.utf8
Errors were encountered while processing:
Edit: System specs
Intel Core i5-2500k @ 2.5 GHz
4 GB RAM
nVidia GeForce GT630M
488 GB Seagate ST9500325AS (SATA) HDD (Ubuntu installed to an otherwise empty 100 GB partition)