How to Install Broadcom Wifi Drivers on Linux Mint

Endrit Qerreti

Endrit Qerreti

In this tutorial you will learn how to install broadcom wifi drivers on Linux mint.

Step 1 - Update your system

Run the following command on terminal to update your system

sudo apt-get update 

Step 2 - Install Wifi Drivers

Run the command below to install Broadcom STA Wireless driver (Proprietary)

sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source

Run the command below to install b43 driver

sudo apt-get firmware-b43-installer

Step 3 - Activate wifi driver

Open menu, go to "Administration" tab and then click to "Driver Manager" this will launch the driver manager app where you can activate the broadcom wifi drivers.

If the broadcom driver doesn't appear on "Driver Manager" window, you need to reboot your system and then launch driver manager again and select the driver.

Then you should see the wifi icon on the panel


By now you should know how to install Broadcom Wifi drivers on Linux mint.