Step-by-step – Red Hat Linux 8 Broadcom-wl Installation

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

GNU/Linux Red Hat 8 Installing Broadcom-wl Driver

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

And Broadcom Wireless Cards for Red Hat Linux 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.

Finally, 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 Red Hat Linux 8 - Featured
  1. 1. Launching Shell Emulator

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

    How to Install Broadcom Wi-Fi Driver in Red Hat Linux 8 - Open Terminal Shell Emulator


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