Realtek rtl8811AU Wifi Driver Raspberry Pi Installation

February 5, 2021 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.


  1. 3. Installing Requirements

    Now to Install Required Packages
    On Raspberry Pi OS play:

    sudo apt-get install -y raspberrypi-kernel-headers bc build-essential dkms git

    When instead on other Debian/Ubuntu based:

    sudo apt-get install -y linux-headers-$(uname -r) build-essential dkms git
  2. 4. Downloading Realtek rtl8811AU Driver

    Download Realtek rtl8811AU Driver for GNU/Linux

    Realtek rtl8811AU Driver Archive

    Best you follow the Instructions to Clone it with Git.

  3. 5. Installing Realtek rtl8811AU Wifi Driver

    Then to Install Realtek rtl8811AU Wireless Driver on Raspberry Pi
    First, you need to access the Driver location on the MicroSD Card or USB Device:

    cd [DRIVERLOC]

    But if you are in Trouble to Find it out on Terminal then See: How to Access Downloads Folder from Browser.
    To Check it’s there List the contents with:

    ls . | grep 88x

    The grep Command refine the output List showing only the Entries matching the Keyword.
    But if you are in Trouble to Find it out on Terminal then See: How to Access USB Device.
    And then to preparing for the Installation on 32-bit Systems run:

    sudo ./

    Where instead for 64-bit:

    sudo ./

    Now to Install Realtek Driver play the Script with:

    sudo ./

    Authenticate with the User Admin Pass.
    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo.
    Finally, in case of Issue you may see instead: Linux rtl8811AU Setup.

    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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