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Old 01-05-2017, 04:12 PM   #1
davef1945
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ASUS N10 Debian Jessie uboot


I would like this WiFi dongle to be operational either after bootup or by running some script automatically that will enable it.

On 3 different systems I have to remove the dongle and then plug it in to get it working.

I have tried enabling firmware blobs loading in the kernel, but it says it can't find the firmware in /lib/firmware/rtlwifi, ie rtl8712u.bin (error -2).

As I don't know where to look for the problem I welcome any suggestions of how I can do this other ways, if necessary.

Thanks,
davef1945
 
Old 01-11-2017, 01:52 PM   #2
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davef1945,

Welcome to LQ.

chili555 takes the credit for the solution (see post #12):

https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread....2241067&page=2

Open Terminal, then copy and paste these commands one at a time, pressing Enter after each one:

Code:
sudo apt-get install git
git clone https://github.com/pvaret/rtl8192cu-fixes.git
cd rtl8192cu-fixes
make
sudo make install
sudo modprobe 8192cu
Realtek Linux driver:
http://support.caenrfid.it/wiki/inde...reless_LAN_NIC

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Old 01-12-2017, 03:18 AM   #3
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I had read the first link and was hoping for an easier fix.

I'll give the parvet solution a try.

Thanks for answering.
davef

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