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How I got my obscure Realtek USB wireless adapter to work

Posted 09-27-2019 at 03:07 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 09-28-2019 at 05:12 AM by the dsc

The device is " 0bda:f179 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. 802.11n," per lsusb. Using this driver:

https://github.com/kelebek333/rtl8188fu

Not the deb files, the dkms path. (Speaking of path, I have the impression it has explicitly coded paths and needs to be installed from /usr/src)

Including the added settings regarding USB plugging and power management issues, AND the advice on this forum:

https://forum.manjaro.org/t/wifi-onl...first/98932/32...
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