Installing Firmware for Kernel Drivers on Ubuntu | Information Technology from Valdemar

This article is written for those who were searching for a detailed and simple for the understanding guide on how to install firmware for kernel drivers on Ubuntu.

Open a link https://mirrors.edge.kernel.org/ubuntu/pool/main/l/linux-firmware and copy the link to the newest version of the Linux firmware package with the “.deb” extension.

The article describes installing of Linux Firmware version 1.183.

Now create a directory in which you will put a Linux firmware for a kernel drivers by using the command:

mkdir /tmp/linux-firmware

Go to the new directory by using the command:

cd /tmp/inux-firmware

Download the newest version of the Linux firmware package with the “.deb” extension by using the command:

wget https://mirrors.edge.kernel.org/ubuntu/pool/main/l/linux-firmware/linux-firmware_1.183_all.deb

The article describes installing of Linux Firmware version 1.183.

Now install all downloaded packages by using the command:

sudo dpkg -i *.deb

Provide your password and press “Enter”.

Firmware for kernel drivers successfully installed.

Restart the operating system by using the command:

sudo reboot

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