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Can I replace the Broadcom WiFi card with a more recent Intel one?

This iMac runs up to El Capitan, but is a quite outdated OS and out of support. So I Installed Linux instead.

However, the Broadcom BCM4321 802.11a/b/g/n has proprietary drivers and is quite hard to configure on many distros.

So, I'd like to know if it's possible to swap this card for a more generic and recent Intel one (ex: Intel 9560NGW)?

Is this a proprietary connection so an adapter is needed?

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Sorry, the interface is not the same between the Broadcom and the Intel boards. The other question was dealing with the different Broadcom series.

The more effective solution is just using a external Ethernet to WiFI unit.

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I'm not sure if this is possible, but it might be worth checking out this similar question. It seems like it may technically be possible, but there is not a lot of information about how to do it online, so it seems like if it is possible it would require a lot of experimentation and research. It might be easier to force install a later version of macOS on that model, like Mojave or Catalina. There is more documentation available for that kind of thing online. For example, check out this article. Good luck!

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Juan Carlos Araujo zal eeuwig dankbaar zijn.
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