How to Fix Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless Driver on Ubuntu and Linux Mint

In this article I will show you how to make your wireless connection work on Broadcam BCM4311 network interface card, on Ubuntu, Debian and Linux Mint Systems.

To fix your wireless problem, this is what you have to do:

Remove the default driver:

$ sudo apt-get remove --purge bcmwl-kernel-source

Install a the Linux Firmware nonfree drivers:

$ sudo apt-get install linux-firmware-nonfree

Load the b43 module:

$ sudo modprobe b43

To make it work automatically, do (thank you Ja7i3r for this hint) :

$ sudo su
# echo "b43" >> /etc/modules

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