Re: Debian on Acer Aspire E15
On Mon, 9 Mar 2015, Ross Gallup wrote:
> Admittedly I'm running Debian 7 (wheezy), but the here's the result of
> searching for firmware-atheros:
I'm running it too.
> It seems to be a valid package, but not that it's non-free. You must
> have a line in /etc/apt/sources.list that includes non-free such as the
> deb http://ftp.uwsg.indiana.edu/linux/debian/ wheezy main contrib non-free
> non-free is the important part. The actual mirror you use doesn't
> really matter.
root@debbie:/home/dave# grep non-free /etc/apt/sources.list
deb http://ftp.au.debian.org/debian/ wheezy main contrib non-free
deb http://ftp.au.debian.org/debian/ wheezy-updates main contrib non-free
deb-src http://ftp.au.debian.org/debian/ wheezy-updates main non-free
root@debbie:/home/dave# apt-get install firmware-atheros
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
E: Unable to locate package firmware-atheros
root@debbie:/home/dave# apt-cache policy firmware-atheros
N: Unable to locate package firmware-atheros
OK, let's try your example... Nope :-(
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