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Re: Linux Mint, Ubuntu, Arch Linux recognize my Acer Aspire S wifi, debian does not




On Wed, Mar 15, 2017 at 2:21 PM, Brian <ad44@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Anyway - some bedtime reading:
  https://lwn.net/Articles/655519/

Thanks for that, a meeting report from Debian maintainer Steve McIntyre on this very subject from Debconf 2015 is linked from there:  https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2015/08/msg00622.html

And it turns-out I did not imagine it:
"We already provide *unofficial* non-free versions of installer and live images on cdimage.debian.org, but we've been deliberately not advertising these as well as the normal main images. This means that a lot of users don't find them."