I have been trying to get my wireless working with Debian Linux for the past month now with no avail. I am using an Asus Rampage V Extreme with a wireless card: Broadcom Broadcom Limited BCM4360 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter (rev 03).

I have obtained multiple versions of the windows driver and tried to install them using Ndiswrapper, none of which have worked. I have followed all the online tutorials.

lspci gives me:

05:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Limited BCM4360 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter (rev 03)

ndiswrapper -l gives me:

bcmwl64 : driver installed
device (14E4:43A0) present (alternate driver: bcma)

ip addr gives me:

1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 65536 qdisc noqueue state UNKNOWN group default qlen 1
link/loopback 00:00:00:00:00:00 brd 00:00:00:00:00:00
inet scope host lo
   valid_lft forever preferred_lft forever
inet6 ::1/128 scope host 
   valid_lft forever preferred_lft forever
2: eno1: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 1500 qdisc pfifo_fast state UP group default qlen 1000
link/ether f0:79:59:62:b3:e0 brd ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
inet brd scope global dynamic eno1
   valid_lft 83876sec preferred_lft 83876sec
inet6 fe80::2561:950f:c23c:4fd7/64 scope link 
   valid_lft forever preferred_lft forever

I am about 3 months into learning Linux so I am not an expert but by no means am I a novice.

If you need more info, leave a comment and I will add it ASAP.

Any help appreciated!


Use the drivers from here and follow the instructions.


apt-get install linux-image-$(uname -r|sed 's,[^-]*-[^-]*-,,') linux-headers-$(uname -r|sed 's,[^-]*-[^-]*-,,') broadcom-sta-dkms


modprobe -r b44 b43 b43legacy ssb brcmsmac bcma


modprobe wl

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