[Freedombox-discuss] Firmware in the build

Jonas Smedegaard dr at jones.dk
Mon Jul 8 14:27:28 UTC 2013

Quoting Jack Wilborn (2013-07-07 19:14:16)
> Wondering why there is not firmware in the standard build?
> I have checked and the directory is empty (/lib/firmware) for both the 
> Wifi and Bluetooth.
> Are they may be proprietary software?
> If so we need to make it available for users/developers somehow.

There is no free driver for the WiFi used in DreamPlug.  Those wanting 
to use that will need the non-free Debian package firmware-libertas.

Please see general Debian install documentation for how to enable 
non-free packages.

 - Jonas

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