Broadcom WiFi Driver Issues on Fedora Linux: How I installed Broadcom WiFi drivers on Fedora Linux by Jonathan Buchholz on May 22, 2022

Broadcom brand WiFi drivers are notorious for not working by default on Linux. Every time I need to install drivers to make Broadcom WiFi cards work on Fedora Linux, I have trouble finding up to date information, which is why I writing down the steps here—both for future is reference and in case someone else runs into the same issue.

Installing Broadcom WiFi Drivers on Fedora Linux

Note: I used the following steps to install the BCM4352 WiFi driver on Fedora 36, but this should work for other Broadcom WiFi cards and versions of Fedora Linux. Your mileage may vary.

  1. Update packages: $ sudo dnf update
  2. Enable RPM Fusion repositories
    • Make sure to install both free and nonfree repositories
  3. Install Broadcom WiFi drivers: $ sudo dnf install broadcom-wl
  4. Restart the computer: $ sudo reboot

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