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Hi, im using Fedora 24 (4.7.7-200.fc24.i686) and i have some problem with wifi.. i use TP-LINK TL-WN823N, but it s invisible for my os, and i cant find the right drive.. on [] there are a version of driver to download but its old ( only Linux (kernel 2.6.18 ~ 3.10.10) ).. how i can do? thanks

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Can help if you open a terminal and type this commaind:

sudo lspci | grep Wire

Please paste the output here, so we can help you out.

aeperezt gravatar imageaeperezt ( 2016-10-16 16:07:51 -0500 )edit

I just do it, but i have no output

giustemp gravatar imagegiustemp ( 2016-10-17 05:13:06 -0500 )edit

Ups, sorry that is a usb device try doing lsusb on your terminal

aeperezt gravatar imageaeperezt ( 2016-10-17 10:22:44 -0500 )edit

[giuseppe@localhost ~]$ sudo lsusb | grep Wire Bus 003 Device 006: ID 0bda:8179 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8188EUS 802.11n Wireless Network Adapter

giustemp gravatar imagegiustemp ( 2016-10-17 14:09:40 -0500 )edit

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answered 2016-10-17 18:01:08 -0500

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It looks like that device isn't directly supported, but try this. Unplug the device. As root, run journalctl -fa in a terminal window, then plug in the device. What shows up in the log? Unplug the device again and in another window, as root, run the following commands:

modprobe rtl8xxxu
cd /sys/bus/usb/drivers/rtl8xxxu
echo 0bda 8179 > new_id

Now plug in the device and see what shows up in the journal. It is likely that you will be missing the necessary firmware, but that should show up in the log.

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i cant run "rtl8XXXu", he say me: ERROR: Error running install command for rtlwifi ERROR: could not insert 'rtl8xxxu': Operation not permitted (but im log as root, why?)

giustemp gravatar imagegiustemp ( 2016-10-18 14:39:29 -0500 )edit

What does grep -r rtlwifi /etc/modprobe.d tell you? Also, after you try the modprobe rtl8xxxu, run journalctl -r and see if there's anything relevant there.

But you also haven't shown what you get in the journal when plugging in the device.

ssieb gravatar imagessieb ( 2016-10-19 18:11:01 -0500 )edit

[giuseppe@localhost ~]$ grep -r rtlwifi /etc/modprobe.d /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-native-rtl8192.conf:install rtlwifi /bin/false Oct 20 21:28:47 localhost.localdomain kernel: usb 3-8: new high-speed USB device number 7 using xhci_hcd
Oct 20 21:28:47 localhost.localdomain kernel: usb 3-8: New USB device found, idVendor=0bda, idProduct=8179
Oct 20 21:28:47 localhost.localdomain kernel: usb 3-8: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3

giustemp gravatar imagegiustemp ( 2016-10-20 14:31:13 -0500 )edit

Looks like you tried to install a driver from somewhere else. Move /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-native-rtl8192.conf to somewhere else. Then try the instructions again.

There should have been more lines in the log than that from plugging it in.

ssieb gravatar imagessieb ( 2016-10-20 15:42:30 -0500 )edit

i have not enought space to copy txt here

giustemp gravatar imagegiustemp ( 2016-10-21 09:08:41 -0500 )edit

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