Broadcom Delivers Open Source WiFi Driver for Linux

Posted by RandallDownes on Sep 10, 2010 10:20 PM EDT
Linux Pro Magazine; By trevan mcgee
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Global wireless chip leader Broadcom has released an open source WiFi driver for Linux with the intention to float the driver into the mainline kernel once it's been thoroughly evaluated. The first Linux distro to make use of the driver will be Ubuntu 10.10. A kernel developer at Canonical also said there are tentative plans to retroactively add driver support to 10.04.

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