RTL8821AE wireless card

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broken yoyo
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RTL8821AE wireless card

Postby broken yoyo » Thu Oct 26, 2017 11:13 am

Well i bought a laptop without researching to see if the wireless card works with linux.The card is a realtek 8821ae. I am currently running Windows 10 Mint dual boot. the Mint version is the latest Mint Cinnamon. The wireless card drops out alot and just does not work well with linux So I'm going to buy a usb wireless adapter. Do i have to disable the current card to get the usb version to work? If I disable the card will it be disabled under windows? Thanks for your help. Dan :x

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Re: RTL8821AE wireless card

Postby catweazel » Fri Oct 27, 2017 9:36 pm

broken yoyo wrote:Do i have to disable the current card to get the usb version to work?

No.
If I disable the card will it be disabled under windows?

No.

See this link before buying a new card.
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Re: RTL8821AE wireless card

Postby JeremyB » Sat Oct 28, 2017 6:43 am

It might be power management issues that can be fixed with

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sudo sed -i 's/3/2/' /etc/NetworkManager/conf.d/*

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echo "options rtl8821ae ips=N" | sudo tee /etc/modprobe.d/rtl8821ae.conf

Reboot


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