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andrewwalker27
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PostPosted: Sun May 22, 2011 7:13 pm    Post subject: Firmware for rtl8188cus usb wireless network Reply with quote

Anyone know how to get firmware working for USB wireless rtl8188cus chipset device? It's supported under the new 2.6.39 kernel by the rtl8192ce module but I think it requires firmware as well.
Any suggestions?
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PostPosted: Mon May 23, 2011 1:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://www.realtek.com.tw/downloads/downloadsView.aspx?Langid=1&PNid=21&PFid=48&Level=5&Conn=4&DownTypeID=3&GetDown=false download for your nic and find firmware inside the package. Working I don't know about.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 19, 2013 11:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

DONAHUE wrote:
http://www.realtek.com.tw/downloads/downloadsView.aspx?Langid=1&PNid=21&PFid=48&Level=5&Conn=4&DownTypeID=3&GetDown=false download for your nic and find firmware inside the package. Working I don't know about.


I download firmware but Ido not know how install it. Can anyone help?
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 19, 2013 11:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just install the linux-firmware package.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 19, 2013 12:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have already installed linux-firmware, but if I put ifconfig, wlan0 do not exist. I have Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0bda:8176 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8188CUS 802.11n WLAN Adapter
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 19, 2013 12:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-p-6948944.html#6948944
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