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Re: [Newsletter] Why does Debian not recognize my WiFi?

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On 31/08/15 17:04, Harilal, Ahlad (ACIS India) wrote:
> I tried all possible ways to fix wireless driver issues for my
> Dell Vostro laptop. Chip manufactures Broadcom has provided a
> debian installation file from their official website for the proper
> chipset. I tried it  but no luck

Broadcom make a lot of chips, and there are at least 4 or 5 different
drivers, some proprietary, some open source.

> vk4msl-mb ~ # lspci -k -nn | grep -A 20 -i network 03:00.0 Network
> controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4322 802.11a/b/g/n
> Wireless LAN Controller [14e4:432b] (rev 01) Subsystem: Apple Inc.
> AirPort Extreme [106b:008d] Kernel driver in use: b43-pci-bridge 
> Kernel modules: ssb

That's a command you can run to determine which you have.  From there,
some of us may be able to help you.

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Stuart Longland (aka Redhatter, VK4MSL)

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