Intel Wireless Driver on Debian 7 Wheezy

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1.Idenfity Wireless Card

# lspci -nn | grep Wireless
06:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 5100 AGN [Shiloh] Network Connection [8086:4237]


2. Add “non-free” component to repository

# echo "deb http://http.debian.net/debian/ wheezy main contrib non-free" >> /etc/apt/sources.list


3. Install firmware-iwlwifi

# apt-get update && apt-get install firmware-iwlwifi


4. Load module iwlwifi

# modprobe -r iwlwifi ; modprobe iwlwifi

Source:
https://wiki.debian.org/iwlwifi
https://wiki.debian.org/HowToIdentifyADevice/PCI
https://wiki.debian.org/WiFi

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