Macbook Air - No Wifi after install Xubuntu 16.04

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  1. Touko White
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    I cannot get signal for any Wi-fi afte r install Xubuntu 16.04 to Mac, wiped and added Linux for nothing then.
    Thanks to the pure idiots who suggested I do it when I know nothing about partition or computers in general :(

    How to get Wi-fi work? I still have a PS3, and a USB, in case I need to download any files.
    Thanks.
     
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    I fixed this problem after HOURS of research and I hope you didn't have to go through that.
    So, go onto your main Mac OS. Download the file here and put it on a USB
    Switch to Xubuntu and plug in the USB. Go to your terminal and type:
    sudo dpkg -i
    Don't press enter. Press space and drag the dkms file onto the terminal. Press enter.
    Do the same thing but with the bcmwl file.
    You're wifi should start working. If the dkms file doesn't install first, try the bcmwl and then the dkms.
     
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    Thanks, it works now.
    I also posted this at my own site as a tutorial and credited you in case anyone else comes across this problem, because of the way I wrote the title, both threads should appear high in search, hopefully.

    My computer is saved, now I'm going to have to try to re-map the keyboard because some buttons are wrongly input for some reason)
     
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    Glad to hear!
    What's your website?
     
  5. Touko White
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    The link should be in my signature.