Debian Wifi Firmware iwlwifi Install

nstallation of the iwlwifi driver for Intel wireless on Debian is simplicity itself. There's a Debian Wifi Wiki which explains the process along with a list of supported wireless hardware. First, ensure non-free is added to ATP sources.list, to enable downloads.

You can check this with:

# cat /etc/apt/sources.list

Update package list

# apt update

Install iwlwifi firmware

# apt-get install firmware-iwlwifi

Insert wifi module

# modprobe -r iwlwifi ; modprobe iwlwifi

With wifi driver is installed, next, connect to a wifi source. Open Networ-Manager, select your router connection, and enter password.

Wireless connection is complete.