This article contains information about manually updating the Killer N1535 wireless firmware for Ubuntu.
Table of Contents:
- Linux Firmware Package
- Ubuntu: Killer N1535 Wireless
Linux Firmware Package
Linux-Firmware (w/ Killer N1535) Update Process.
Update your system with the following commands:
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sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
Ubuntu: Killer N1535 Wireless
Killer N1535 Manual Firmware Update Process
- In a terminal, confirm the QCA6174 with this command (Figure 1):
sudo lspci | grep –i qca6174
- Download the latest firmware and extract the contents: https://codeload.github.com/kvalo/ath10k-firmware/zip/master
- Or you can download the ZIP and save it with the browser at this url as shown: https://github.com/kvalo/ath10k-firmware (Figure 2)
- Open the "Downloads" folder, then "right click" the "ath10k-firmware-master.zip" and "extract here".
- Confirm the contents of the extracted folder as shown. You should see the "QCA6174" folder (Figure 3).
- Back in a terminal, type "
sudo nautilus" to open a root privilege file manager (Figure 4).
- Click "computer"
- Click folder "lib"
- Navigate to the QCA6174 firmware directory (Figure 5).
- Click "firmware"
- Click to open "ath10k"
- Right click and "Delete" the "QCA6174" directory (we are removing everything).
- Navigate to your other file manager window where your extracted download folder is (Figure 6):
- Confirm your new source file location in Downloads/auth10k-firmware
- Confirm your new destination file location in ../firmware/ath10k
- Copy and paste the QCA6174 directory with all of its contents into the destination directory as shown. The path should be: /lib/firmware/ath10k/
- Open /lib/firmware/ath10k/QCA6174/HW3.0 and rename file: firmware-4.bin_wlan.rm.2.0-00180-qcarmswpz-1 To: firmware-4.bin (Figure 7)
- Now reboot and test the new Killer Wi-Fi firmware.
If you have further questions about this article, contact Dell Technical Support.
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