Linux Mint 20 Broadcom Wl Wi-fi Driver Offline Installation – Step-by-step

December 10, 2021 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

GNU/Linux Mint 20 Installing Broadcom Wl WiFi Driver Offline

Hi! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Download and Install Broadcom Wl Wireless Driver without Internet Access in Mint 20.x Ulyana/Ulyssa/Uma/Una LTS 64-bit GNU/Linux.

First, to Install Broadcom Wl Driver in Linux Mint 20 you simply need any Online Computer with a Browser and a USB Stick to Copy the downloaded Packages.

But if you dispose of an Android Mobile Phone with Internet Acces, then an Easier Solution should be of using it! See: Internet Connection USB Tethering Guide.

Especially relevant, the Linux Mint 20 broadcom-wl Driver Supports the following Broadcom Wireless Chipsets:

  • BCM4311
  • BCM4312
  • BCM4313
  • BCM4321
  • BCM4322
  • BCM4331
  • BCM4352
  • BCM4360
  • BCM43142
  • BCM43224
  • BCM43225
  • BCM43227
  • BCM43228
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  1. 1. Getting Wifi Card Info

    Then to Find Wireless Adapter Info
    For the PCI/PCIe internal Adapters simply run the Command:

    lspci -v | grep Wireless
    But for the USB Dongles try instead with::
    lsusb -v | grep Wireless
    The grep Command refine the result following the matching Keyword.

    And in the Output you’ll easily See the Card’s Manufacturer and Model:

    How to Find Wifi Card Model in GNU/Linux Systems - Terminal Output

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