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Re: new wifi usb drivers are... Realtek RTL8812AU chipset [SOLVED x3]
« Reply #75 on: September 23, 2017, 05:29:20 pm »
Try rebooting the router .. or wait for the lease to expire.
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Re: new wifi usb drivers are... Realtek RTL8812AU chipset [SOLVED x3]
« Reply #76 on: September 24, 2017, 01:19:37 pm »
Try rebooting the router .. or wait for the lease to expire.

hmmmmm, chain is feeling a tad sore  ::)
Too much yanking? Perhaps?  8)
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Re: new wifi usb drivers are... Realtek RTL8812AU chipset [SOLVED x4]
« Reply #77 on: September 24, 2017, 01:29:59 pm »
:o weirdness, router reboot didn't help, but moving the USB dongle to a different spot did.

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Re: new wifi usb drivers are... Realtek RTL8812AU chipset [SOLVED x6]
« Reply #78 on: February 05, 2018, 09:28:53 pm »
;) and your instructions worked flawlessly once again... :-*

Even more happily, the wifi dongle works on its own after reboot without needing to be removed/reinserted
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Re: new wifi usb drivers are... Realtek RTL8812AU chipset [SOLVED x6]
« Reply #79 on: February 22, 2018, 05:12:00 pm »
 :)Happy to report that the Realtek RTL8812AU drivers survived their first kernel upgrade with no additional triage necessary by me...   8)  just brilliant
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Re: new wifi usb drivers are... Realtek RTL8812AU chipset [SOLVED x6]
« Reply #80 on: February 22, 2018, 06:23:48 pm »
Cool 8)
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Re: new wifi usb drivers are... Realtek RTL8812AU chipset [SOLVED x6]
« Reply #81 on: June 09, 2018, 09:43:12 pm »
And our Good Liege @PCNetSpec will heave a huge sigh of relief knowing that the Realtek RTL8812AU chipset drivers worked flawlessly when installed directly from the repositories in the latest respin...

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sudo apt-get install rtl8812au-dkms

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Re: new wifi usb drivers are... Realtek RTL8812AU chipset [SOLVED x6]
« Reply #82 on: June 10, 2018, 06:16:43 pm »
Nice :)
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Re: new wifi usb drivers are... Realtek RTL8812AU chipset
« Reply #83 on: July 02, 2018, 02:30:08 pm »
Well today's kernel update broke the wifi's Realtek drivers again... the log file tells me...

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System 8812au: version magic '4.15.0-23-generic SMP mod_unload " should be "4.15.0-24-generic SMP mod_unload "


leading me to hunt for the file to change it... discovered all the drivers down in /usr /src

or would it be better to just uninstall and reinstall wifi drivers?
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Re: new wifi usb drivers are... Realtek RTL8812AU chipset [SOLVED x6]
« Reply #84 on: July 02, 2018, 02:50:45 pm »
will take a bit to get you that info... gotta move computers to get near the router for the ethernet cord...
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Re: new wifi usb drivers are... Realtek RTL8812AU chipset
« Reply #85 on: July 02, 2018, 03:15:30 pm »
or would it be better to just uninstall and reinstall wifi drivers? [/color]

Probably .. give it a shot.

it is the dkms driver you have right ?
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Re: new wifi usb drivers are... Realtek RTL8812AU chipset [SOLVED x7]
« Reply #86 on: July 02, 2018, 03:18:20 pm »
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sudo apt remove --purge rtl8812au-dkms
sudo apt install rtl8812au-dkms

reboot, working fine now... much simpler than locating where that line of code was to be found...
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