How to Install Realtek RTL8188EU Driver in Fedora 40

March 30, 2024 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

GNU/Linux Fedora 40 Realtek RTL8188EU Driver Setup – Step-by-step Guide

Hi! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install Realtek RTL8188EU WiFi Driver in Fedora 40 GNU/Linux.

And this Realtek Fedora Driver should support at least the following Devices:

  • RTL8188eu
  • RTL8188eus
  • RTL8188etv

Especially relevant, for the rtl8188EUS Driver with “Monitor mode” and “Frame injection” see instead: Aircrack-ng.

Please be aware of how this Driver is Not supporting all the Linux Kernels range, so in case of issue consult the available Online Documentation.

So as a possible Solution, then you may also see: How to Install New Kernel Guide.

Again, in case of Issue for preventing any possible Driver loading Interference you should also take into account: How to Blacklist Kernel Modules.

How to Install Realtek RTL8188EU Driver in Fedora 40 - Featured
  1. 1. Launching Shell Emulator

    Open a Terminal window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands).

    How to Install Realtek RTL8188EU Driver in Fedora 40 - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
    In case first see: Terminal QuickStart Guide.
  2. 2. Installing Dependencies

    Then to Install Required Stuff

    sudo dnf install @development-tools kernel-headers kernel-devel elfutils-libelf-devel dkms git
  3. 3. Downloading Realtek RTL8188EU Driver

    Download Realtek Driver Source for Fedora GNU/Linux

    Clone Realtek RTL8188EU Driver Repo for Fedora


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