Step-by-step – Realtek Rtl8812au Driver KDE Neon 18.04 Installation

January 29, 2020 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

GNU/Linux KDE Neon 18.04 Realtek rtl8812au Driver Setup – Step-by-step Guide

Hi! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install Realtek rtl8812au WiFi Driver in KDE Neon 18.04 LTS GNU/Linux.

Especially relevant: this Realtek rtl8812au Driver KDE Neon 18.04 Setup should be working also after a Kernel Upgrade with the Dkms integration.

Please be aware of how this Driver is Not supporting all the Linux Kernels range, so in case of issue consult the available Online Documentation.

So as a possible Solution, then you may also see: How to Install New Kernel Guide.

Again, in case of Issue for preventing any possible Driver loading Interference you should also take into account: How to Blacklist Kernel Modules.

Finally, from the Realtek Support Driver Website comes out that it may be working for all the following Chipsets:

  • RTL8192EU
  • RTL8811AU
  • RTL8811CU
  • RTL8812AU
  • RTL8812BU
  • RTL8814AU
  • RTL8821AU
Step-by-step Realtek rtl8812au Driver KDE Neon 18.04 Installation - Featured
  1. 1. Launching Shell Emulator

    Open a Terminal window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands).

    Step-by-step Realtek rtl8812au Driver KDE Neon 18.04 Installation - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
    Refresh the Apt Sources:
    sudo apt update
    Authenticate with the User Admin Pass.
    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo.
  2. 2. Removing Default Driver

    Then in case to Remove KDE Neon Repo Driver

    sudo apt remove rtl8812au-dkms


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