Step-by-step – Fedora Rawhide Realtek RTL8192xx Driver Installation Guide

February 23, 2020 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Setting Up

  1. 2. Installing Requirements

    Then to Install Required Packages
    Simply play:

    sudo dnf install git dkms kernel-headers kernel-devel
  2. 3. Installing Driver

    Then to Set up Realtek RTL8192xx Driver on Fedora
    First, Get the Driver Source Extended version:

    cd /tmp
    git clone -b extended --single-branch https://github.com/lwfinger/rtlwifi_new.git

    Access the Target folder:

    cd rtlwifi_new

    Now to Add it:

    sudo dkms add ../rtlwifi_new

    Again Build it:

    sudo dkms build rtlwifi-new/0.6

    And Install it into Dkms with:

    sudo dkms install rtlwifi-new/0.6
  3. 4. Fixing Driver

    This may be Required only on Laptops
    First, to Test the Receiver’s Signal Level:

    sudo su -c "iwconfig wlan0"
    Step-by-step Fedora Rawhide Realtek RTL8192xx Driver Installation Guide - Signal Level

    And if it’s Below 60 then to Fix it do:

    sudo /bin/sh -c 'echo "options rtl8723de ant_sel=2" > /etc/modprobe.d/rtl8723de.conf'
  4. 5. Disabling Secure Boot

    Finally, Reboot Disabling Secure Boot
    Execute:

    sudo reboot

    On Startup Enter BIOS Disabling Secure Boot.
    How to Enter BIOS on PC/Laptops

    Accessing BIOS Commands

    Eventually to Load it Manually run:

    sudo modprobe -v rtl8723de

    Or on a Laptop with Fixed Setup:

    sudo modprobe -v rtl8723de ant_sel=2
  5. Thanks to Lwfinger precious Work!

    So Now I’m truly Happy if My Guide could Help You to Install Realtek RTL8192xx Driver on Fedora Rawhide!

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