Step-by-step – Realtek rtl8192EU Driver Deepin Linux 15 Installation

August 18, 2020 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Installing Driver

  1. 1. Downloading Realtek rtl8192EU Driver

    Download Realtek rtl8192EU Driver for Ubuntu GNU/Linux

    Get Realtek Wi-fi Driver for Ubuntu

    Or better Clone the Archive with Git.

  2. 2. Extracting Realtek rtl8192EU Driver

    And then Extract Driver Archive into /tmp
    (Course skip in case of Git Checkout)
    Possibly Double-Click/Right-Click on Package and Open with Archive Manager:
    Step-by-step Realtek rtl8192EU Driver Deepin Linux 15 Installation - Extraction
    Or from Command Line:

    sudo unzip -d /tmp/ ~/Downloads/*master.zip

    (But if downloaded with Firefox it may be instead into /tmp/mozilla*)

  3. 3. Installing Requirements

    Then to Install Required Stuff
    First, play:

    sudo apt install bc build-essential git module-assistant dkms

    Authenticate with the User Admin Pass.
    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo.
    Now better to Upgrade the System with:

    sudo apt upgrade
    sudo reboot

    Last, to Setup the Kernel Headers and other eventual Requirements run:

    sudo m-a prepare
  4. 4. Installing Realtek rtl8192EU Driver

    Then to Install Wi-fi Driver for Ubuntu
    Access the Target folder, in case of a Git Checkout modifies the Path accordingly:

    cd /tmp/*master

    Then add it with:

    sudo dkms add .

    And then to Setup it play:

    sudo dkms install rtl8192eu/1.0

    But in case of Troubles with Dkms you may Try with an Ordinary “make” “sudo make install” Setup.
    Next you have to Blacklist the eventually present rtl8xxxu Driver:

    echo "blacklist rtl8xxxu" | sudo tee /etc/modprobe.d/rtl8xxxu.conf
  5. 5. Fixing Issue

    On Ubuntu Fix Weird Idling Issues
    Simply executing:

    echo "options 8192eu rtw_power_mgnt=0 rtw_enusbss=0" | sudo tee /etc/modprobe.d/8192eu.conf
  6. 6. Loading Realtek rtl8192EU Driver

    Now to Load Realtek Driver into Ubuntu’s Kernel
    Try to Load it with the following Command:

    sudo modprobe 8192eu

    To force loading at Boot you may issue:

    echo -e "8192eu\n\nloop" | sudo tee /etc/modules

    Possibly try to Reboot to Activate your Device:

    sudo reboot now

    Finally, to check it’s loaded in case try:

    sudo apt install lshw
    sudo lshw -c network | grep 8192

    You should find trace of it on Output.

So Now I’m truly Happy if My Guide could Help You to Install Realtek rtl8192EU Driver on Deepin Linux 15!

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