[Freedombox-discuss] WiFi device with free firmware (was: Why plug servers and not smart phones?)

James Valleroy james.valleroy at gmail.com
Sat Apr 26 14:27:55 UTC 2014

On Wed, Jul 17, 2013 at 9:38 AM, Felipe Sanches <juca at members.fsf.org> wrote:
> Ironically, Qualcomm/Atheros recently released source code for the firmware
> of one of it's wireless devices:
> https://www.fsf.org/news/ryf-certification-thinkpenguin-usb-with-atheros-chip

It would be nice to get this firmware packaged [1] in Debian, so we
can point users to a readily-available USB device [2] for running a
hotspot or mesh.

[1] https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=711470
[2] https://www.thinkpenguin.com/gnu-linux/penguin-wireless-n-usb-adapter-gnu-linux-tpe-n150usb

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