[SOLVED] How to get the Broadcom BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY wireless/WLAN/WiFi adapter working on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr or LinuxMint 17 Qiana - (Tested on a Dell Studio 1435 Laptop)

Note: I did this for a friend's Dell Studio 1435 Laptop, while installing the latest LinuxMint 17 Qiana Mate Edition. This should work on Ubuntu / LinuxMint for any machine which has a Broadcom BCM4312 wifi (802.11b/g) adapter.

You can make sure that you have the correct device mentioned here, by typing in the following command in the Terminal:

lspci | grep -i bcm4312

It should show something like this:

How to install/set up an Android Development Environment on Ubuntu (12.04 Precise / 13.04 Raring / 13.10 Saucy) / LinuxMint (13 / 14 / 15 Olivia / 16 Petra), and get started with learning the basics of app development by creating your first app

1. First, follow the steps on the following URL to make your Ubuntu / LinuxMint machine ready for configuration as an Android development rig:

2. Then go to,
and from the menu on top, navigate to
Develop > Tools > Developer Tools > Download.

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