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I have an older 27" Intel iMac that worked just fine under Elementary OS 5, although the wireless internet did not work until after I performed the first set of updates.

Now, after wiping our the system and installing Elementary OS 6, even after installing all available updates, the wireless internet options is simply not available! The nly way I can use the internet is if I add an ethernet cable between the iMac and the router!

Furthermore, there is no longer and "about" link in the System Settings area!

Is support for the wireless in this older iMac now dropped? Or is there some other step or steps I need to go through to get the wireless internet to work?

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  • Some iMacs have custom Broadcom chips that need a bit of work. Can you edit your question to include which iMac you’re using? The output of sudo lshw -c network and sudo lspci would also be useful, as this would show specific information about your network hardware 👍🏻
    – matigo
    Sep 4 at 22:42
  • krallen@iMac-946b3dfd:~$ sudo lshw -c network [sudo] password for krallen: *-network UNCLAIMED description: Network controller product: BCM4360 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter vendor: Broadcom Inc. and subsidiaries physical id: 0 bus info: pci@0000:03:00.0 version: 03 width: 64 bits clock: 33MHz capabilities: pm msi pciexpress cap_list configuration: latency=0 resources: memory:b0600000-b0607fff memory:b0400000-b05fffff
    – Ken Allen
    Sep 6 at 0:15
  • lshw truncated - lscpi output too long?
    – Ken Allen
    Sep 6 at 0:18
  • If you edit your question, you can add the full output of these commands 🙂
    – matigo
    Sep 6 at 0:31
  • krallen@HantsCounty:~$ lspci -vvnn | grep -A 9 Network 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Inc. and subsidiaries BCM4360 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:43a0] (rev 03) Subsystem: Apple Inc. BCM4360 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter [106b:0111]
    – Ken Allen
    Sep 6 at 11:33

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