- Add a "non-free" component to /etc/apt/sources.list for your Debian version, for example:
# Debian 8 "Jessie" deb http://http.debian.net/debian/ jessie main contrib non-free
- Update the list of available packages. Install the relevant linux-headers.
# apt-get update # apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r|sed 's,[^-]*-[^-]*-,,') broadcom-sta-dkms
- Unload conflicting modules:
# modprobe -r b44 b43 b43legacy ssb brcmsmac
- Load wl module:
# modprobe wl
- Edit /etc/network/interfaces and comment out or remove allow-hotplug eth0
Tuesday, 10 November 2015
Debian Jessie installer managed to detect most of hardware during install like LAN, sound and video, but WIFI had to be configured separately.