On Sat, Jun 09, 2012 at 09:31:47PM +1000, Charlie wrote:
> >> On Sat, 9 Jun 2012 18:28:52 +1200 "Chris Bannister
> >What is output of:
> >"apt-cache policy firmware-linux-nonfree"?
> Booted the lappy and my /etc/apt/sources.list contains:
> deb http://ftp.au.debian.org/debian/ testing main non-free contrib
> deb-src http://ftp.au.debian.org/debian/ testing main non-free contrib
> deb http://security.debian.org/ testing/updates main contrib non-free
> deb http://www.deb-multimedia.org testing main non-free
> apt-cache policy firmware-linux-nonfree
> N: Unable to locate package firmware-linux-nonfree
Looks like a problem with your mirror. Just to be sure, can you do:
apt-get update && apt-cache policy firmware-linux-nonfree
Note: It is better to use the code name in your sources.list.
e.g. "deb http://ftp.au.debian.org/debian/ wheezy main non-free contrib"
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