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How to install firmware-ipw2x00 on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install firmware-ipw2x00

Installing firmware-ipw2x00 package on Debian Unstable (Sid) is as easy as running the following command on terminal:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install firmware-ipw2x00

firmware-ipw2x00 package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Non-Free
name firmware-ipw2x00
version 20160110-1
description Binary firmware for Intel Pro Wireless 2100, 2200 and 2915
subsection kernel
website / … / firmware.php
maintainer Debian Kernel Team

Uninstall firmware-ipw2x00

To remove just firmware-ipw2x00 package itself from Debian Unstable (Sid) execute on terminal:

sudo apt-get remove firmware-ipw2x00

Uninstall firmware-ipw2x00 and it’s dependent packages

To remove the firmware-ipw2x00 package and any other dependant package which are no longer needed from Debian Sid.

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove firmware-ipw2x00

Purging firmware-ipw2x00

If you also want to delete configuration and/or data files of firmware-ipw2x00 from Debian Sid then this will work:

sudo apt-get purge firmware-ipw2x00

To delete configuration and/or data files of firmware-ipw2x00 and it’s dependencies from Debian Sid then execute:

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove firmware-ipw2x00