Step-by-step – CentOS 8.x/Stream-8 Broadcom-wl Installation

January 11, 2020 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

GNU/Linux CentOS 8.x/Stream-8 Installing Broadcom-wl Driver Guide

Hi! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install Broadcom Wl Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Driver in CentOS 8.x/Stream-8 GNU/Linux.

And Broadcom Wireless Cards for CentOS 8 needs Proprietary Software (called “Firmware”) that Runs on the Wireless Chip itself to Work Properly.

Moreover, this Package contains Broadcom’s IEEE 802.11a/b/g
Hybrid Linux Device Driver in use with Broadcom’s BCM43xx based Hardware.

So the broadcom-wl Driver Supports the following Broadcom Wireless Chipsets:

  • BCM4311
  • BCM4312
  • BCM4313
  • BCM4321
  • BCM4322
  • BCM4331
  • BCM4352
  • BCM4360
  • BCM43142
  • BCM43224
  • BCM43225
  • BCM43227
  • BCM43228

Moreover, for BCM4306, BCM4309, and BCM4318 see instead: B43 Wireless Driver.

Last, for Newest Chipsets you should see instead: Brcmfmac Driver and Firmware Setup Guide

How to Install Broadcom Wi-Fi Driver in CentOS 8.x/Stream-8 - Featured
  1. 1. Launching Shell Emulator

    Open a Terminal window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Broadcom Wi-Fi Driver in CentOS 8.x/Stream-8 - Open Terminal Shell Emulator


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