Step-by-step – Realtek rtl8812BU Driver Offline Ubuntu 20.04 Installation

July 31, 2020 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.


  1. 6. Installing Realtek rtl8812BU Driver

    Then to Install Realtek rtl8812BU Wi-fi Driver for Ubuntu
    Access the Target Folder:

    cd /tmp/rtl88x2bu*

    Next to prepare the setup play:

    VER=$(sed -n 's/\PACKAGE_VERSION="\(.*\)"//p' dkms.conf)
    sudo rsync -rvhP ./ /usr/src/rtl88x2bu-${VER}

    Then add it to DKMS:

    sudo dkms add -m rtl88x2bu -v ${VER}

    Again build it with:

    sudo dkms build -m rtl88x2bu -v ${VER}

    Install it into DKMS System:

    sudo dkms install -m rtl88x2bu -v ${VER}

    Long last try to fill it up with:

    sudo modprobe 88x2bu

    Or in case, try Rebooting with:

    sudo reboot

    And you should successfully see your Wifi Adapter magically popping up from nowhere! :)
    Possibly, to load it at Boot time:

    echo 88x2bu | sudo tee -a /etc/modules

    Thanks to Randy C. Will inestimable Work!

  2. Congratulations, your Realtek rtl8812BU Network Device on Ubuntu 20.04 should be now nicely working!

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