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  • According to this page the Broadcom BCM43225 wireless device is supported by the b43 module since Linux 3.1, maybe you have an older kernel?

    And on the same page I found that another driver, made by Broadcom self, supports the Broadcom BCM43225, too: brcm80211. I'm not an expert, but maybe that driver can solve your problem (although I would prefer a newer kernel)?

    Answered by arch_linux
    3 years ago
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  • This might be related to ipv6 activated on wireless.... Mint is Debian-based distro, however, u may try to blacklist ipv6 module by adding to /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist or blacklist.conf and attempt the same action again. U can see here almost same topic:
    www.linux.com/learn/answers/view/860-how-do-i-enable-wireless-adapter-on-my-acer-laptop

    Answered by rechil_colin
    3 years ago
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  • I have tried blacklisting ipv6 and everything else listed. Still no luck. Thinking of just installing different kernel and booting into that instead.

    Answered by SeanM
    3 years ago
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  • Ok, so I installed an older kernel of Mint and booted into that and wireless can be turned on and off without any issues. But, my current kernel also started working properly with wireless being turned on and off, Quite confusing but problem solved regardless.

    Answered by SeanM
    2 years ago
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