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D-Link DW-123 Wireless N150 USB Adapter wifi not working

asked 2013-10-23 01:00:20 -0500

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updated 2014-09-28 10:33:05 -0500

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I just bought this D-Link dw-123 wireless usb dongle. it is not detected in fedora 19/20/21 (rawhide) kernel 3.11 --- 3.12-rc6.

lsusb output:

Bus 007 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 002 Device 004: ID 2001:3310 D-Link Corp. 
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 03f0:5507 Hewlett-Packard 
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 006 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 1a40:0101 Terminus Technology Inc. Hub
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 004 Device 003: ID 15d9:0a4c Trust International B.V. USB+PS/2 Optical Mouse
Bus 004 Device 002: ID 04f3:0103 Elan Microelectronics Corp. ActiveJet K-2024 Multimedia Keyboard
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 003 Device 002: ID 0810:0001 Personal Communication Systems, Inc. Dual PSX Adaptor
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 009 Device 002: ID 0bc2:2312 Seagate RSS LLC 
Bus 009 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 008 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

iwconfig

p10p1     no wireless extensions.

lo        no wireless extensions.

dmesg

[ 3370.148959] usb 2-4: new high-speed USB device number 5 using ehci-pci
[ 3370.264475] usb 2-4: New USB device found, idVendor=2001, idProduct=3310
[ 3370.264487] usb 2-4: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3
[ 3370.264494] usb 2-4: Product: DWA-123 11n Adapter
[ 3370.264499] usb 2-4: Manufacturer: Realtek
[ 3370.264504] usb 2-4: SerialNumber: 78542E220E8D

How can I use it in fedora? Are there drivers available?

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answered 2013-10-23 01:16:38 -0500

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If you run the following command update the output form the your system.

#lspci|grep -i wireless
#dmesg |grep -i wireless

Once you connect to your system D-link USB Dongle kindly run

#tailf /var/log/messages

To get this and more on opensource/Linux, visit http://studyhat.blogspot.com

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answered 2013-10-23 04:57:50 -0500

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ran as root, tailf /var/log/messages and plugged & removed the device to usb (2-3 times)

tailf /var/log/messages

Oct 23 15:10:59 localhost kernel: [   97.098762] usb 2-3: new high-speed USB device number 4 using ehci-pci
Oct 23 15:10:59 localhost kernel: [   97.214297] usb 2-3: New USB device found, idVendor=2001, idProduct=3310
Oct 23 15:10:59 localhost kernel: [   97.214309] usb 2-3: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3
Oct 23 15:10:59 localhost kernel: [   97.214316] usb 2-3: Product: DWA-123 11n Adapter
Oct 23 15:10:59 localhost kernel: [   97.214322] usb 2-3: Manufacturer: Realtek
Oct 23 15:10:59 localhost kernel: [   97.214327] usb 2-3: SerialNumber: 78542E220E8D
Oct 23 15:10:59 localhost mtp-probe: checking bus 2, device 4: "/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:13.2/usb2/2-3"
Oct 23 15:10:59 localhost mtp-probe: bus: 2, device: 4 was not an MTP device
Oct 23 15:11:05 localhost fprintd: ** Message: No devices in use, exit
Oct 23 15:11:06 localhost kernel: [  104.413339] usb 2-3: USB disconnect, device number 4
Oct 23 15:11:09 localhost kernel: [  107.848864] usb 2-3: new high-speed USB device number 5 using ehci-pci
Oct 23 15:11:10 localhost kernel: [  107.964366] usb 2-3: New USB device found, idVendor=2001, idProduct=3310
Oct 23 15:11:10 localhost kernel: [  107.964379] usb 2-3: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3
Oct 23 15:11:10 localhost kernel: [  107.964386] usb 2-3: Product: DWA-123 11n Adapter
Oct 23 15:11:10 localhost kernel: [  107.964391] usb 2-3: Manufacturer: Realtek
Oct 23 15:11:10 localhost kernel: [  107.964396] usb 2-3: SerialNumber: 78542E220E8D
Oct 23 15:11:10 localhost mtp-probe: checking bus 2, device 5: "/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:13.2/usb2/2-3"
Oct 23 15:11:10 localhost mtp-probe: bus: 2, device: 5 was not an MTP device
Oct 23 15:13:19 localhost kernel: [  237.311216] usb 2-3: USB disconnect, device number 5
Oct 23 15:13:28 localhost kernel: [  246.668623] usb 2-3: new high-speed USB device number 6 using ehci-pci
Oct 23 15:13:28 localhost kernel: [  246.784092] usb 2-3: New USB device found, idVendor=2001, idProduct=3310
Oct 23 15:13:28 localhost kernel: [  246.784104] usb 2-3: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3
Oct 23 15:13:28 localhost kernel: [  246.784110] usb 2-3: Product: DWA-123 11n Adapter
Oct 23 15:13:28 localhost kernel: [  246.784116] usb 2-3: Manufacturer: Realtek
Oct 23 15:13:28 localhost kernel: [  246.784120] usb 2-3: SerialNumber: 78542E220E8D
Oct 23 15:13:28 localhost mtp-probe: checking bus 2, device 6: "/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:13.2/usb2/2-3"
Oct 23 15:13:28 localhost mtp-probe: bus: 2, device: 6 was not an MTP device

lspci|grep -i wireless dmesg |grep -i wireless

the above did not give any output

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