firmware-realtek - Binary firmware for Realtek wired and wireless network adapters

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Nonfree i386
Package filename firmware-realtek_0.43_all.deb
Package name firmware-realtek
Package version 0.43
Package release -
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category non-free/kernel
License -
Maintainer Debian Kernel Team <>
Download size 203.04 KB
Installed size 702.00 KB
This package contains the binary firmware for some Ethernet adapters with
the RTL8111/RTL8168 chips supported by the r8169 driver; and wireless
network cards with the RTL8188, RTL8192, RTL8712, RTL8723 and RTL8821
chips supported by the r8192_pci, r8192s_usb, r8712u, rtl8188eu,
rtl8192ce, rtl8192cu, rtl8192de, rtl8192se, rtl8723ae, rtl8723au,
rtl8723be and rtl8821ae drivers.
* Realtek RTL8192E boot code (RTL8192E/boot.img)
* Realtek RTL8192E init data (RTL8192E/data.img)
* Realtek RTL8192E main code (RTL8192E/main.img)
* Realtek RTL8192SU firmware, version 902B (RTL8192SU/rtl8192sfw.bin)
* Realtek RTL8105E-1 firmware (rtl_nic/rtl8105e-1.fw)
* Realtek RTL8106E-1 firmware, version 0.0.1 (rtl_nic/rtl8106e-1.fw)
* Realtek RTL8106E-2 firmware, version 0.0.1 (rtl_nic/rtl8106e-2.fw)
* Realtek RTL8111D-1/RTL8168D-1 firmware (rtl_nic/rtl8168d-1.fw)
* Realtek RTL8111D-2/RTL8168D-2 firmware (rtl_nic/rtl8168d-2.fw)
* Realtek RTL8168E-1 firmware (rtl_nic/rtl8168e-1.fw)
* Realtek RTL8168E-2 firmware (rtl_nic/rtl8168e-2.fw)
* Realtek RTL8168E-3 firmware, version 0.0.4 (rtl_nic/rtl8168e-3.fw)
* Realtek RTL8168F-1 firmware, version 0.0.5 (rtl_nic/rtl8168f-1.fw)
* Realtek RTL8168F-2 firmware, version 0.0.4 (rtl_nic/rtl8168f-2.fw)
* Realtek RTL8168G-1 firmware, version 0.0.3 (rtl_nic/rtl8168g-1.fw)
* Realtek RTL8168G-2 firmware, version 0.0.1 (rtl_nic/rtl8168g-2.fw)
* Realtek RTL8168G-3 firmware, version 0.0.1 (rtl_nic/rtl8168g-3.fw)
* Realtek RTL8402-1 firmware, version 0.0.1 (rtl_nic/rtl8402-1.fw)
* Realtek RTL8411-1 firmware, version 0.0.3 (rtl_nic/rtl8411-1.fw)
* Realtek RTL8411-2 firmware, version 0.0.1 (rtl_nic/rtl8411-2.fw)
* Realtek RTL8188EE firmware (rtlwifi/rtl8188efw.bin)
* Realtek RTL8188EU firmware (rtlwifi/rtl8188eufw.bin)
* Realtek RTL8192CE/RTL8188CE firmware, version 4.816.2011
* Realtek RTL8192CE/RTL8188CE B-cut firmware, version 4.816.2011
* Realtek RTL8188CE A-cut firmware, version 4.816.2011
* Realtek RTL8192CU/RTL8188CU UMC A-cut firmware
* Realtek RTL8192CU/RTL8188CU UMC B-cut firmware
* Realtek RTL8192CU/RTL8188CU TMSC firmware
* Realtek RTL8192CU/RTL8188CU fallback firmware
* Realtek RTL8192DE firmware, version 4.816.2011
* Realtek RTL8192SE/RTL8191SE firmware, version 4.816.2011
* Realtek RTL8192SU/RTL8712U firmware (rtlwifi/rtl8712u.bin)
* Realtek RTL8723AU rev B with-Bluetooth firmware
* Realtek RTL8723AU rev B no-Bluetooth firmware
* Realtek RTL8723BE firmware (rtlwifi/rtl8723befw.bin)
* Realtek RTL8723AE rev B firmware (rtlwifi/rtl8723fw_B.bin)
* Realtek RTL8723AE rev A firmware (rtlwifi/rtl8723fw.bin)
* Realtek RTL8821AE firmware (rtlwifi/rtl8821aefw.bin)


Package Version Architecture Repository
firmware-realtek_0.43_all.deb 0.43 all Debian Nonfree
firmware-realtek - - -


Type URL
Binary Package firmware-realtek_0.43_all.deb
Source Package firmware-nonfree

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install firmware-realtek deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install firmware-realtek




2014-06-16 - Ben Hutchings <>
firmware-nonfree (0.43) unstable; urgency=medium
* iwlwifi: Add Intel Wireless 3160, 7260 and 7265 firmware version (ABI 9)
* samsung: New package containing firmware for Samsung MFC video codecs
used in Exynos SoCs (Closes: #749423)
2014-06-03 - Ben Hutchings <>
firmware-nonfree (0.42) unstable; urgency=medium
* Update to linux-support-3.14-1
* iwlwifi: Update Intel Wireless 3160 and 7260 wifi firmware to version (ABI 8)
* iwlwifi: Update Intel Wireless 3160 and 7260 Bluetooth firmware, fixing:
- Issue with LED blinking
- Issue with USB
- No SCO data over EHCI
* iwlwifi: Add Intel Wireless 7265 wifi and Bluetooth firmware, and
Bluetooth firmware for a new revision of Intel Wireless 7260
* bnx2x: Add Broadcom NetXtreme II 10Gb firmware version (for
Linux 3.15 onward)
* bnx2x: Remove Broadcom NetXtreme II 10Gb firmware version (for
Linux 3.7-3.9)
* linux-nonfree: Add Radeon VCE microcode, MC microcode version 2 and
"Mullins"/"Beema" IGP microcode (Closes: #750463)
* brcm80211: Add Broadcom BCM43143, BCM43362 and BCM4354 firmware for
use with brcmfmac driver
* realtek: Add RTL8723AU and RTL8723BE firmware for use with the
rtl8723au and rtl8723be drivers
* myricom: Update Myri-10G firmware to version 1.4.57
2014-02-22 - Ben Hutchings <>
firmware-nonfree (0.41) unstable; urgency=medium
* To allow auto-removal of linux-image-* packages, do not suggest
virtual package linux-image (Closes: #724560)
* Update to linux-support-3.13-1
* Fix wrapping of file lists in package description (Closes: #739798)
* qlogic: Update QLogic ISP2422, ISP2432[M], SP222, SP232 and ISP2532
firmware to version 7.01.00
* linux-nonfree: Update Chelsio T4 firmware to version;
add Chelsio T5 firmware
* libertas: Update PCIE8897 firmware to version 15.69.2.p11 (WLAN) /
15.28.2.p11 (BT); add SD8897 firmware
* iwlwifi: Update Intel Wireless 3160 and 7260 firmware to version (ABI 7) and version (ABI 8) (Closes: #738615)
* linux-nonfree: Add Radeon HD 7790/8770/8950 series SMC microcode,
Radeon R9 290 series and Radeon R5/R7 IGP 200 series microcode
* brcm80211: Add Broadcom BCM43241, BCM4329, BCM4330, BCM4334 and
BCM4335 firmware for use with brcmfmac driver
* realtek: Add RTL8188EU firmware for use with the rtl8188eu driver,
RTL8821AE firmware for use with the rtl8821ae driver and new
RTL8192CU firmware for use with the rtl8192cu driver
* iwlwifi: Update Intel Wireless 7260 Bluetooth firmware, fixing:
- sometimes device doesn't response to HCI_reset after multiple reboot
- issue with HCI stress testing
- issue with some multi profile cases
* iwlwifi: Add Intel Wireless 3160 Bluetooth firmware for use with
the btusb driver
* Add firmware-ti-connectivity package containing firmware for the
Texas Instruments WL1251, WL127x, WL128x and WL18xx wireless network
chips, for use with the wl1251, wl12xx and wl18xx drivers
(Closes: #628676)
* linux-nonfree: Update wildcards and date for files under the AMD
* linux-nonfree: Update wildcard and date for files under the Chelsio
* Suppress lintian warnings and errors due to our unusual mixture of
* debian/control: Allow debhelper to add dependencies through
* ivtv, ipw2x00: Add one-line copyright notices above licence text
* debian/control: Update Standards-Version to 3.9.5:
- linux: Move to the 'non-free/metapackages' section
- libertas, linux-nonfree: Use 'Breaks' relation rather than 'Conflicts'
where files have been moved from another package

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