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Re: Simplified -- Re: Quick pointer please? Installing Intel wireless, post OS installation




On Fri, 22 Feb 2019 19:10:45 +0000
Brian <ad44@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Fri 22 Feb 2019 at 13:52:02 -0500, deb wrote:
> 
> > Simplified query:
> > 
> > After installing Debian 9.7, without Networking, and without an Ethernet
> > connection,
> > 
> > how does one go about installing Intel Wireless (with the non-free bits
> > available on a USB drive)?
> 
> Firmware (free or non-free) goes in /lib/firmware.

Just to clarify, that's if he's manually installing the firmware files.
If he has the appropriate .deb (e.g., firmware-iwlwifi), then it's just
a matter of dpkg -i firmware_package.

Celejar