How to Install NetGear A6210 Driver on Debian Bookworm

April 12, 2024 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

GNU/Linux Debian Bookworm NetGear A6210 Wifi Driver Setup – Step-by-step Guide

Hi! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install NetGear A6210 AC1200 Wireless Driver in Debian Bookworm 12.x GNU/Linux.

And the Netgear A6210 Driver in Debian Bookworm should be supported by the MediaTek mt76 Kernel Module.

But this Driver could be missing the Required Firmware that you can Setup on Debian enabling the Non-free Repository.

Especially relevant: this Driver is supplied from Linux 4.19 but some important Connection Issues has been fixed only starting from the 5.4.1 Kernel release.

Again some of the Latest MediaTek Chipsets are supported only in a range of New Kernels. So Check the List here below for more insight!

So first provide to Update your system and then possibly see How to Install Latest Linux Kernel on Debian.

NetGear A6210 Debian Bookworm Driver Installation - Featured
  1. 1. Installing Firmware

    So to Install Non-free Firmware for Mt76 Module
    Simply play:

    sudo apt install firmware-misc-nonfree

    But if “not found” then follow the instructions on the linked Guide.
    How to Add Debian Non Free Repo Preserving System

    Especially relevant, in case of Issue with the latest Devices you may see: How to Update Linux Firmware!


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