iw - tool for configuring Linux wireless devices

Property Value
Distribution Debian Sid
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename iw_5.3-1_i386.deb
Package name iw
Package version 5.3
Package release 1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category hardware::TODO implemented-in::c interface::commandline net network::configuration role::program use::configuring
Homepage https://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Documentation/iw
License -
Maintainer Paride Legovini <pl@ninthfloor.org>
Download size 98.10 KB
Installed size 298.00 KB


Package Version Architecture Repository
iw_5.3-1_amd64.deb 5.3 amd64 Debian Main
iw - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.7
libnl-3-200 >= 3.2.7
libnl-genl-3-200 >= 3.2.7


Name Value
aircrack-ng << 1:1.0~rc2-1


Type URL
Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Binary Package iw_5.3-1_i386.deb
Source Package iw

Install Howto

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




2019-08-25 - Paride Legovini <pl@ninthfloor.org>
iw (5.3-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version 5.3
* Bump Standards-Version to 4.4.0 (no changes needed)
* Do not append CPPFLAGS to CFLAGS in d/rules
2019-02-05 - Paride Legovini <pl@ninthfloor.org>
iw (5.0.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version 5.0.1
* Bump compat level to 12 (no changes needed)
* Bump Standards-Version to 4.3.0 (no changes needed)
* d/gbp.conf: upstream-branch = upstream/latest (DEP14)
2018-11-08 - Paride Legovini <pl@ninthfloor.org>
iw (4.14-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Set myself (Paride Legovini) as Maintainer (closes: #910798)
* Add d/gbp.conf (DEP14)
* Make uscan verify the downloaded tarball signature
* Bump Standards-Version to 4.2.1 (no changes needed)
* Bump compat level to 11:
- Delete d/compat (will use a debhelper-compat B-D)
- Build-Depend on debhelper-compat (= 11)
- d/rules: drop the `--parallel` dh option
- d/rules: remove unnecessary V=1 (set by debhelper)
- d/rules: no need to include buildflags.mk with compat >= 9
* d/copyright: use secure copyright format URI
* d/copyright: use kernel.org as Source
* d/copyright: add myself (Paride Legovini)
* d/rules: remove unnecessary cross-compilation settings
* d/control: point the Vcs- fields to salsa
* d/control: use secure Homepage URI
* Drop append-cppflags.patch; append CPPLAGS in d/rules
2018-01-16 - Laurent Bigonville <bigon@debian.org>
iw (4.14-0.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
[ Laurent Bigonville ]
* New upstream release
* debian/control: Bump Standards-Version to 4.1.3 (no further changes)
[ Helmut Grohne ]
* Fix FTCBFS: Use triplet prefixed pkg-config (Closes: #836095)
2016-10-26 - Laurent Bigonville <bigon@debian.org>
iw (4.9-0.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* New upstream release
2016-10-14 - Laurent Bigonville <bigon@debian.org>
iw (4.7-0.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
[ Stefan Lippers-Hollmann ]
* New upstream release:
- refresh patches.
- make sure to use /run/netns directly, rather than using the indirection
via /var/run/.
[ Laurent Bigonville ]
* New upstream release 4.7 (Closes: #816457)
- refresh patches.
2014-10-14 - Stefan Lippers-Hollmann <s.l-h@gmx.de>
iw (3.17-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* bump standards version to 3.9.6, no changes necessary.
2014-01-25 - Stefan Lippers-Hollmann <s.l-h@gmx.de>
iw (3.14-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release:
- drop dont-use-git-on-the-buildd.patch, which has been applied upstream.
* drop obsolete forecasts about iw integration from README.Debian
(Closes: #683281).
* update watch file to the new location at kernel.org, switch to xz
compressed tarballs as well.
* bump standards version to 3.9.5, no changes necessary.
* update to new alioth URIs (vcs-field-not-canonical).
* reflect reality and adapt the maintainer mail address not to claim
representing Ubuntu.
* drop version information from the build-depends on pkg-config, even lenny
(old-oldstable) meets this.
* deploy hardening support.
* allow parallel building.
2012-05-15 - Kel Modderman <kel@otaku42.de>
iw (3.4-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Stefan Lippers-Hollmann ]
* New upstream release:
- iw: add HT options for ibss
* bump standards version to 3.9.3, no changes necessary.
* update dep-5 version to final 1.0, no changes necessary.
* update copyright information.
* convert packaging to Multi-Arch, bump compat level to 9 and adapt debhelper
build-dependency accordingly; all binaries are Multi-Arch=foreign.
* Remove Faidon Liambotis <paravoid@debian.org> from Uploaders as per
his request, many thanks for all past efforts Faidon.
[ Kel Modderman ]
* Add support for cross-building by setting CC to something
* Add append-cppflags.patch to modify upstream Makefile in order to append
CPPFLAGS to CFLAGS if set in build environment.

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