Killer N1535 Wireless Firmware Manual Update Guide for Ubuntu Systems

Killer N1535 Wireless Firmware Manual Update Guide for Ubuntu Systems

Table of Contents:

  1. Linux Firmware Package
  2. Ubuntu: Killer N1535 Wireless

Linux Firmware Package

Linux-Firmware (w/ Killer N1535) Update Process

Update your system with the following commands:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

Note: To determine the current linux-firmware package available please vist: External Link

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Ubuntu: Killer N1535 Wireless

Killer N1535 Manual Firmware Update Process

  1. In a terminal, confirm the QCA6174 with this command (Figure 1): sudo lspci | grep –i qca6174

    Figure 1
  2. Download the latest firmware and extract the contents: External Link
  3. Or you can download the ZIP and save it with the browser at this url as shown: (Figure 2)

    Figure 2
  4. Open the "Downloads" folder, then "right click" the "" and "extract here".
  5. Confirm the contents of the extracted folder as shown. You should see the "QCA6174" folder (Figure 3).

    Figure 3
  6. Back in a terminal, type "sudo nautilus" to open a root privilege file manager (Figure 4).
    1. Sudo nautilus
    2. Click on "computer"
    3. Click on folder "lib"

    Figure 4
  7. Navigate to the QCA6174 firmware directory (Figure 5).
    1. Click on "firmware"
    2. Click to open "ath10k"
    3. Right click & "Delete" the "QCA6174" directory (we are removing everything).

    Figure 5
  8. Navigate to your other file manager window where your extracted download folder is (Figure 6):
    1. Confirm your new source file location in Downloads/auth10k-firmware
    2. Confirm your new destination file location in ../firmware/ath10k
    3. Copy & paste the QCA6174 directory with all of its contents into the destination directory as shown. The path should be: /lib/firmware/ath10k/

    Figure 6
  9. 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)

    Figure 7
  10. Now reboot and test your new Killer Wi-Fi firmware.

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Article ID: SLN306440

Last Date Modified: 05/23/2019 04:07 PM

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