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Old 06-17-2015, 09:20 AM   #1
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How to install Realtek 8187SE wireless card driver in Open SUSE 11

New to Linux and just installed Open SUSE 11 and cannot connect to the Internet via my wireless.

My laptop MSI U100 has Realtek 8187SE wireless card and I have since downloaded the driver using a different laptop. I however need instructions on how to install the driver...step by step would be really helpful.
Old 06-17-2015, 01:29 PM   #2
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on Opensuse 11 you do not

opensuse 11.1 , 11.2, 11.3, and 11.4 are all WELL past there END OF LIFE
( opensuse 11.1 went EOL in Jan 2011 )
and so are OpenSUSE 12.1 and 12.2 and 12.3

please install a SUPPORTED version

OpenSUSE 13.1 LTS or 13.2
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The later the version of a given distribution, the better the chance that it supports your device, including this wireless card.

The Realtek 8187 chip is supported in the present linux kernel, as found in openSUSE 13.2.

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Thanks John VV and thorkelljarl....

Off to download 13.2

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