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Old 10-12-2017, 09:01 PM   #1
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Exclamation chipset Realtek RTL8811AU WiFi USB Adapter


I purchased Adapter, but I can't install driver on Fedora Workstation using install.sh script or trying with WPS I can't start using WiFi.
Any advice pls what to do to start using via this chpiset WiFi?
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Old 10-12-2017, 10:04 PM   #2
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This might help: https://ask.fedoraproject.org/en/que...811au-support/

I have no way of testing it.
 
Old 10-13-2017, 04:34 AM   #3
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Someone on github will have fixed up a version that works. Google "github rtl8811au".
 
Old 10-13-2017, 07:51 AM   #4
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Hi. Thank you for fast reply. https://github.com/sloretz/rtl8811au
I think this is only for Debian clones like Ubuntu. When I have adaptor connected to USB lsusb Bus 002 Device 003: ID 0bda:a811 Realtek Semiconductor Corp.
My friend gives me advice:
do not even thinking about usb 80211 dongle
usb is not suitable for 80211 and may become unstable with any high bandwidth high speed data transfer
get yourself PCI-e to Mini PCI-e adapter with RPSMA sockets and any Intel ac 80211 on mini pcie
being lucky you can get both for 15-20
Intel is very well based in Linux Kernel and all drivers are very high quality and wrote by intel itself
 
Old 12-07-2017, 12:30 PM   #5
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Hi @LinuxSu,

You can use https://github.com/zebulon2/rtl8812au
I have an usb stick with RTL8811au chip and zebulon's driver is working perfectly for me.
The only problem is that you have to re-build the driver after every kernel update.
 
  


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