rtl8723bu driver for mint 2018

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asinoro
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Re: rtl8723bu driver for mint 2018

Post by asinoro » Thu Apr 19, 2018 2:06 pm

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lspci -nnk | grep -A2 0280 

JeremyB
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Re: rtl8723bu driver for mint 2018

Post by JeremyB » Thu Apr 19, 2018 4:45 pm

The last post had used that command and there were no results. Some of the newer machines do have internal USB wifi and don't have a PCI wifi device

unionjak
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Re: rtl8723bu driver for mint 2018

Post by unionjak » Mon May 07, 2018 6:17 am

Well the good news is...i think(thanks to this guy http://dailylinuxuser.com/2016/07/how-t ... ssues.html 0) that its fixed....

i used this command sudo nano /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf then added rtl8xxxu to the blacklist list and saved it....now everytime i boot the wifi takes about 5 seconds and connects....and this is after loads of deliberate reboots just to test things.


Thanks all.......until it breaks again lol

thanjuzo
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Re: rtl8723bu driver for mint 2018

Post by thanjuzo » Sun May 27, 2018 4:16 pm

Hi,

Anybody know of a binary ISO Mint (or other) enabling this hardware ?

Will RTL8723BU hardware be supported by the next kernel ?

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