b43-fwcutter - utility for extracting Broadcom 43xx firmware

Property Value
Distribution Debian Sid
Repository Debian Contrib i386
Package filename b43-fwcutter_019-4_i386.deb
Package name b43-fwcutter
Package version 019
Package release 4
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category contrib/utils implemented-in::c role::program scope::utility
Homepage http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/b43
License -
Maintainer Debian QA Group <packages@qa.debian.org>
Download size 27.76 KB
Installed size 83.00 KB


Package Version Architecture Repository
b43-fwcutter_019-4_amd64.deb 019 amd64 Debian Contrib
b43-fwcutter - - -


Name Value
debconf >= 0.5
debconf-2.0 -
libc6 >= 2.4


Type URL
Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Binary Package b43-fwcutter_019-4_i386.deb
Source Package b43-fwcutter

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install b43-fwcutter deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install b43-fwcutter




2019-02-07 - Andreas Beckmann <anbe@debian.org>
b43-fwcutter (1:019-4) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Andreas Beckmann ]
* QA upload.
* Set Maintainer to Debian QA Group.  (See: #751205)
* Migrate GIT repository to salsa.debian.org.
* Update Lintian overrides.
* Use dpkg makefile snippets instead of manual changelog parsing.
* Switch to debhelper-compat (= 12).
* Bump Standards-Version 4.3.0 (no changes).
* Port Elliott's changes to the legacy package.
[ Elliott Mitchell ]
* Refactoring of firmware download/installation.
* Implement catalog of firmware files installed.  (Closes: #819705)
* Only unpack the required files.  (Closes: #819129)
* Add checking of SHA512 checksum of downloaded tarball.  (Closes: #756664)
2016-07-14 - Daniel Echeverry <epsilon77@gmail.com>
b43-fwcutter (1:019-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* debian/rules
+ Fix FTBFS when built with dpkg-buildpackage -A. (Closes: #820604)
+ Thanks to Santiago Vila for the patch.
+ Export security flags.
* debian/patches
+ Add fix_readme.diff patch.
+ Update url in readme file. (Closes: #781601)
+ Thanks to Jean-Michel Nirgal Vourgère for the patch.
* debian/po
+ Add Dutch translation. (Closes: #767484)
* debian/control
+ Bump Standards-Version 3.9.8 (no changes)
+ Use HTTPS in Vcs-* fields.
2015-04-05 - Daniel Echeverry <epsilon77@gmail.com>
b43-fwcutter (1:019-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix upgrade in postinst files when network
connecton is unavailable. Closes: #781544
+ Thanks Julian Moreno for the patch
2014-07-10 - Daniel Echeverry <epsilon77@gmail.com>
b43-fwcutter (1:019-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* debian/control
+ Bump Standard Versions 3.9.5 (no changes).
*  Add support to check upstream gpg signature.
* debian/copyright
+ Extend copyright holders years
* remove patches
+ merge with upstream
2013-09-25 - Daniel Echeverry <epsilon77@gmail.com>
b43-fwcutter (1:018-2) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control
+ Remove Recommends field allow auto-removal
of linux-image-* packages. (Closes: #724567)
2013-08-12 - Daniel Echeverry <epsilon77@gmail.com>
b43-fwcutter (1:018-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Add Danish translation. (Closes: #715489)
* debian/patches
+ Refreshed patch fix-manpage
2013-05-10 - Daniel Echeverry <epsilon77@gmail.com>
b43-fwcutter (1:017-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Debconf templates and debian/control reviewed by the debian-l10n-
english team as part of the Smith review project. (Closes: #707562)
* [Debconf translation updates]
+ Indonesian (Mahyuddin Susanto). (Closes: #711295)
+ Czech (Michal Simunek). (Closes: #711509)
+ French (Julien Patriarca). (Closes: #711857)
+ Russian (Yuri Kozlov). (Closes: #711885)
+ Portuguese (Pedro Ribeiro). (Closes: #712135)
+ German (Chris Leick). (Closes: #712276)
+ Italian (Beatrice Torracca). (Closes: #712480)
+ Swedish (Martin Bagge / brother). (Closes: #712651)
+ Japanese (victory). (Closes: #712874)
+ Polish (Michał Kułach). (Closes: #712922)
2013-05-06 - Daniel Echeverry <epsilon77@gmail.com>
b43-fwcutter (1:017-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Upload to unstable
* debian/firmware-b43legacy-installer.lintian-overrides
+ Use proper package name in lintian override
2013-02-18 - Daniel Echeverry <epsilon77@gmail.com>
b43-fwcutter (1:017-1~experimental2) experimental; urgency=low
* Fix unowned directory after purge. (Closes: #677154)
+ Add debian/firmware-b43-installer.dirs file
+ Add debian/firmware-b43legacy-installer.dirs file
+ Add *.lintian-overrides file
+ remove lines from *.postinst to use .dirs files

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