Realtek rtl8188EU Wifi Driver Raspberry Pi Installation

January 26, 2021 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.


  1. 3. Downloading Realtek rtl8188EU Driver

    Download Realtek rtl8188EU Driver for GNU/Linux

    Realtek rtl8188EU Driver Archive

    Grab the Driver Installation Script.
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    If you have a different GNU/Linux OS then you may see instead: Realtek Wifi Drivers Linux Setup Guides.

  2. 4. Installing Realtek rtl8188EU Wifi Driver

    Then to Install Realtek rtl8188EU Wireless Driver on Raspberry Pi
    First, you need to access the Driver location on the MicroSD Card or USB Device:

    cd [DRIVERLOC]

    To Check it’s there List the contents with:

    ls . | grep tar

    The grep Command refine the output List showing only the Entries matching the Keyword.
    But if yuo are in Trouble to Find it out on Terminal then See: How to Access USB Device.
    And then to set up the Installation Script run:

    chmod +x install-wifi
    sudo mv install-wifi /usr/bin/

    Now to Install Realtek Driver play:

    sudo install-wifi

    For Help use:

    install-wifi -h

    Authenticate with the User Admin Pass.
    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo.
    Possibly for more detailed instructions see:
    Finally, in case you may see also: Realtek Wifi Drivers Linux Setup Guides.

    How to Setup Micro SD Card Guide

    Setting up SD Card

    In the same way then you may then Copy the Downloaded Driver into it.


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