How do I get wifi to work on my powerbook g4 with xfce debian? I have tried
sudo apt-get install bcm43xx-fwcutter but it comes up with
E: Unable to locate package bcm43xx-fwcutter. What do I do?
I finally got my Wireless card working in Powerbook G4 Aluminum 1.25Ghz laptop running Debian 7.5.0 Wheezy.
1) go to
Here is part of my file:
a) then type this at your terminal:
2) type in a terminal to find your wireless card model number:
3) go the bcm43xx on the Debian wiki. From last step, because my version is BCM4306 (rev 02), I have to choose
For devices with a BCM4306 revision 3, BCM4311, BCM4318, BCM4321 or BCM4322 chip, install firmware-b43-installer:
For devices with a BCM4312 LP-PHY chip (PCI ID 14E4:4315), install firmware-b43-lpphy-installer:
4) rebooted and wireless card now has non-free firmware working. Unfortunately it's non-free. I don't know other method.