firmware-linux-free - Binary firmware for various drivers in the Linux kernel

Property Value
Distribution Debian 9 (Stretch)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename firmware-linux-free_3.4_all.deb
Package name firmware-linux-free
Package version 3.4
Package release -
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category kernel role::app-data
License -
Maintainer Debian Kernel Team <>
Download size 18.75 KB
Installed size 68.00 KB
This package contains firmware which was previously included in the Linux
kernel and which is compliant with the Debian Free Software Guidelines.
Most firmware previously included in the Linux kernel is non-free and has
been moved to the firmware-linux-nonfree package.
* AV7110 DVB card firmware (av7110/bootcode.bin)
* Atheros AR9170 free firmware for use with carl9170 (carl9170-1.fw)
* 3Com Megahertz 3CCFEM556 CIS fix (cis/3CCFEM556.cis)
* 3Com Megahertz 3CXEM556 CIS fix (cis/3CXEM556.cis)
* Advantech COMpad-32/85 CIS fix (cis/COMpad2.cis)
* Advantech COMpad-32/85B-4 CIS fix (cis/COMpad4.cis)
* NSC DP83903 PCMCIA Ethernet card CIS fix (cis/DP83903.cis)
* Allied Telesis LA-PCM CIS fix (cis/LA-PCM.cis)
* MultiTech PCMCIA 56K DataFax CIS fix (cis/MT5634ZLX.cis)
* NDC PCMCIA Ethernet card CIS fix (cis/NE2K.cis)
* EN2218-LAN/MODEM CIS fix (cis/PCMLM28.cis)
* PreMax PE-200 CIS fix (cis/PE-200.cis)
* LanPro EP-4000A CIS fix (cis/PE520.cis)
* RS-COM 2P CIS fix (cis/RS-COM-2P.cis)
* Sierra Aircard 555 CIS fix (cis/SW_555_SER.cis)
* Sierra Wireless AC710/AC750 CIS fix (cis/SW_7xx_SER.cis)
* Sierra Wireless AC850/AC860 CIS fix (cis/SW_8xx_SER.cis)
* Tamarack PCMCIA Ethernet card CIS fix (cis/tamarack.cis)
* Atari Falcon DSP56001 firmware (dsp56k/bootstrap.bin)
* Intel C600 SAS/SATA controller default parameters, version 1.3
* Keyspan USA-19 firmware (keyspan_pda/keyspan_pda.fw)
* Xircom PGSDB9/Entrega PortGear firmware (keyspan_pda/xircom_pgs.fw)
* USB-DUX firmware (usbdux_firmware.bin)
* USB-DUXfast firmware (usbduxfast_firmware.bin)
* USB-DUXsigma firmware (usbduxsigma_firmware.bin)


Package Version Architecture Repository
firmware-linux-free_3.4_all.deb 3.4 all Debian Main
firmware-linux-free - - -


Type URL
Binary Package firmware-linux-free_3.4_all.deb
Source Package firmware-free

Install Howto

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




2015-08-16 - Ben Hutchings <>
firmware-free (3.4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Suppress lintian warning due to unusual location of copyright file
* debian/control: Allow debhelper to add dependencies through
* debian/control: Update Standards-Version to 3.9.5; no changes needed
* Adjust for migration to git:
- Add .gitignore file
- debian/control: Update Vcs-* fields
* Change source format to 3.0 (native) so that .git directory is excluded
by default
* Update to linux-support 4.1.0-2
2014-02-22 - Ben Hutchings <>
firmware-free (3.3) unstable; urgency=medium
* To allow auto-removal of linux-image-* packages, do not suggest
virtual package linux-image (Closes: #724563)
* Update to linux-support 3.13-1
* Fix wrapping of file lists in package description (Closes: #677970)
2013-01-14 - Ben Hutchings <>
firmware-free (3.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Update to linux-support 3.2.0-4
* Add Atheros AR9170 free firmware for use with carl9170 (Closes: #635840)
2012-06-17 - Ben Hutchings <>
firmware-free (3.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Update to linux-support 3.2.0-2
- Remove build-dependency, as this is only used when preparing the
source package (Closes: #629730)
* Add isci parameter blob
* Add makefiles and scripts for av7110, dsp56k and keyspan_pda firmware
* debian/control: Set Multi-Arch: foreign to allow for installation
of foreign linux-image packages
* Add firmware for ITL USB-DUXsigma
* Set the upstream homepage URL to the current gitweb page for
* Update initramfs on installation, since it may need to include the
firmware for 3c574_cs, 3c589_cs, isci or pcnet_cs (Closes: #555949)
2011-03-16 - Ben Hutchings <>
firmware-free (3) unstable; urgency=low
* Update to linux-support 2.6.38-1
2011-03-12 - Ben Hutchings <>
firmware-free (3~experimental) experimental; urgency=low
* Initial release.  Replaces firmware-linux-free built from the
linux-2.6 source package.

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