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DLink DWA-131 usb wireless on Ubuntu 10.10

#Get the firmware

wget http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/kernel/dists/trunk/firmware-nonfree/realtek/RTL8192SU/rtl8192sfw.bin
sudo mkdir /lib/firmware/RTL8192SU
sudo cp rtl8192sfw.bin /lib/firmware/RTL8192SU
# unplug and plug the device again, this should make it work

# This will load r8192s_usb module

Reference:
http://ukstokes.com/blog/2010/05/12/d-link-dwa-131-and-ubuntu/

Comments

  1. Whoever you are... you are absolutely THE MAN!!!!! Works flawlessly!

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  2. Hi, my device is on-board-mini-pci and cannot be unplugged.

    Any idea to that? Thanks in advance,

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  3. After a few hours of pain I came across your post and it DID work!
    Ubuntu 10.10 2.6.35-22-generic

    Thanks!

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  4. Hi Jack,
    Reboot will also trigger the driver to get loaded again.

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