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fwupdate - Tools for using the ESRT and UpdateCapsule() to apply firmware

The actual binary (fwup*.efi) is not automatically installed to your ESP.
Copying it from /usr/libexec/fwupdate/ is left to be handled by the package

If you do not use the standard directory (/boot/efi/EFI/Slackware), you'll
also need to adjust /usr/libexec/fwupdate/cleanup to cleanup the correct

I have not actually used this efi binary for anything yet. This package
provides the libs needed by fwupd to update firmware, which is what I am
using it for.

The efi binary is included however for completeness.

This requires: libsmbios, efivar

Maintained by: Andrew Clemons
Keywords: efi,uefi,fwupdate,firmware,update
ChangeLog: fwupdate


Source Downloads:
fwupdate-12.tar.gz (834e421b6aa3206358907e68fb1223c2)

Download SlackBuild:
fwupdate.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Individual Files:

Validated for Slackware 14.2

See our HOWTO for instructions on how to use the contents of this repository.

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