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Re: How to install non-free firmware after installing Debian

On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 10:21:37PM +1000, yudi v wrote:
>    I need to install [1]Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG/BG Network Connection
>    driver for Linux
>    I downloaded the non-free firmware files and was looking for good
>    documentation on how to install non-free firmware. So far* I did not come
>    across one on Debian site.
>    I set up Debian with LVM on top of LUKS.
>    Can someone point me in the right direction.

If you have ethernet access, just use apt-get install
firmware-iwlwifi. Else just get the firmware-iwlwifi deb package and
bring it to your laptop (via USB, say) and use dpkg -i <debfile> to
install it.


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