Broadcom Inc. BCM4360 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter

Hi folks! I just switched to Fedora from MacOS and I’m absolutely loving it. However, the wifi is not working. I mean, I don’t even see a wifi connection page. So, I tried enabling the rpmfusion repositories and installed broadcom-wl but that didn’t do anything at all. For the time being, I’m relying on a tethered connection. Can you please tell me what I need to do in order to get the wifi up and running?

Also, if it helps, the mac in question is a 2015 13 inch MacBook Air

PS please keep the explanation as simple as possible. I’m new to Linux and I don’t understand much of the jargon.

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We need to know exactly what network devices are installed.

Please post the output of

lspci -nn

Once we see that it may be possible to identify the needed driver for the wifi card.

Just be aware that some apple devices were designed as unique and there may not be a driver available for the installed wifi card. If that is the case you may need to use a usb wifi dongle.

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Ok, here’s the output of lspci -nn:

00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Host Bridge -OPI [8086:1604] (rev 09)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation HD Graphics 6000 [8086:1626] (rev 09)
00:03.0 Audio device [0403]: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Audio Controller [8086:160c] (rev 09)
00:14.0 USB controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP USB xHCI Controller [8086:9cb1] (rev 03)
00:15.0 DMA controller [0801]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP Serial IO DMA Controller [8086:9ce0] (rev 03)
00:15.4 Serial bus controller [0c80]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP Serial IO GSPI Controller #1 [8086:9ce6] (rev 03)
00:16.0 Communication controller [0780]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP MEI Controller #1 [8086:9cba] (rev 03)
00:1b.0 Audio device [0403]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP High Definition Audio Controller [8086:9ca0] (rev 03)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP PCI Express Root Port #1 [8086:9c90] (rev e3)
00:1c.1 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP PCI Express Root Port #2 [8086:9c92] (rev e3)
00:1c.2 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP PCI Express Root Port #3 [8086:9c94] (rev e3)
00:1c.4 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP PCI Express Root Port #5 [8086:9c98] (rev e3)
00:1c.5 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP PCI Express Root Port #6 [8086:9c9a] (rev e3)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge [0601]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP LPC Controller [8086:9cc3] (rev 03)
00:1f.3 SMBus [0c05]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP SMBus Controller [8086:9ca2] (rev 03)
00:1f.6 Signal processing controller [1180]: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP Thermal Management Controller [8086:9ca4] (rev 03)
02:00.0 Multimedia controller [0480]: Broadcom Inc. and subsidiaries 720p FaceTime HD Camera [14e4:1570]
03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Inc. and subsidiaries BCM4360 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:43a0] (rev 03)
04:00.0 SATA controller [0106]: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Device [144d:a801] (rev 01)
05:00.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation DSL5320 Thunderbolt 2 Bridge [Falcon Ridge 2C 2013] [8086:156b]
06:00.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation DSL5320 Thunderbolt 2 Bridge [Falcon Ridge 2C 2013] [8086:156b]
06:03.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation DSL5320 Thunderbolt 2 Bridge [Falcon Ridge 2C 2013] [8086:156b]
06:04.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation DSL5320 Thunderbolt 2 Bridge [Falcon Ridge 2C 2013] [8086:156b]
06:05.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation DSL5320 Thunderbolt 2 Bridge [Falcon Ridge 2C 2013] [8086:156b]
06:06.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation DSL5320 Thunderbolt 2 Bridge [Falcon Ridge 2C 2013] [8086:156b]
07:00.0 System peripheral [0880]: Intel Corporation DSL5320 Thunderbolt 2 NHI [Falcon Ridge 2C 2013] [8086:156a]

Enabling the RPM Fusion repositories :: Fedora Docs

sudo dnf install broadcom-wl
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Hey, thanks for replying. As mentioned in my first post, I have already enabled both the free and non-free rpmfusion repositories and then installed broadcom-wl with the command you’ve given. Unfortunately that didn’t do the trick :frowning:

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Check out this:

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@vgaetera thanks so much! The second link was really helpful - running dnf upgrade and rebooting fixed the wifi.

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