This will then try to find the driver. I have fixed some issues, others have popped up, run it on an earlier kernel, all to no avail. This last answer works like a charm for me in LUbuntu. Error for wireless request “Set Tx Power” 8B June 24th,

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I’ve downloaded it, but don’t know how to install it. Following the various posts for installing the b driver will only lead you down the same frustrating road I walked down.

wireless – How to install the new version of the RTL driver on Ubuntu ? – Ask Ubuntu

The native driver is rtl The native driver in Hardy works just fine. But I’ve searched my entire filesystem, and there’s no such file there. The driver can be found here. I develop websites and content for websites related to high tech from around the world.

I searched for documentation on how to do this, but came up empty. That is, my ‘wlan0’ interface is gone, and the remaining three listed still say “no wireless extensions”.


[ubuntu] installing rtlL linux driver

The time now is Were you able to fix this? June 8th, 1. June 11th, 7. Once I have removed rtl and inserted rl, there is no interface listed in iwconfig for me to ‘up’. Error for wireless request “Set Tx Power” 8B Installing Network card drivers from source.

Realtek RTL8180, RTL8185, RTL8187, RTL8187B, RTL8187SE devices

Those searching this thread for a fix should know I found a truly effective workaround, which I also describe here: The problem is resolved! Should you be successful, I will put up a how-to sticky and, of course, credit you. There is any way to use the internal driver that comes into ubuntu or fedora.

This will then try to find the driver. Reading the output, it looks as though there is some problem with one of the C scripts. In any case, that date is well before my last attempt to install the Realtek drivers, today.

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Last Jump to page: Solution I was able to force my card to use the rl driver I compiled. I think that somehow my installation wasn’t successful. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. It turns out that many Linux users have the same problems.


I guess I wouldn’t say I am llinux, but I haven’t used Ubuntu for almost 5 years now. How to install the new version of the RTL driver on Ubuntu Make a cron job that runs ‘ifconfig wlan0 -promisc’ every minute.

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