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How to install this WIFI driver in fedora21

asked 2015-06-23 16:43:51 -0500

Teja R gravatar image

Hi Guys,

I was searching for this driver for 3 days reading lots of forums make me feel too bad:

I am using Fedora 21, Laptop model is Dell Inspiron 1464 These question asked by many people but i didn't find any correct answer for this issue:

My WIFI device (Wireless) is not detecting but as a wired network it was working fine.

My wifi driver name is : 04:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY [14e4:4315] (rev 01)

And I am new for Linux also.

Please help me on this how to install this driver. Thanks in advance.

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answered 2015-06-23 17:31:40 -0500

Teja R gravatar image

Hi friends,

I found out the answers, It was working fine for me now i used this commands bellow:

$sudo yum install b43-fwcutter wget


$tar xjf broadcom-wl-

$cd broadcom-wl-

$b43-fwcutter -w /lib/firmware/ wl_apsta_mimo.o

When You executing this commands use as to be root user.

Regards, Teja R

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Also here and here. Don't know if you searched ask.fedora for the question you had. Usually that's a good way to start because many people have the same problems and it's likely that someone asked it here.

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2015-06-23 19:37:35 -0500 )edit

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