LM 19 Realtek WiFi card rtl8821ce

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joebain95
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LM 19 Realtek WiFi card rtl8821ce

Post by joebain95 » Thu Nov 08, 2018 11:39 pm

Is the realtek rtl8821ce WiFi card supported by Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon 3.8.8 and if not will it be supported on 19.1?

I can't get it to work.

I have an HP laptop Intel© Core™ i5-5200U CPU @ 2.20GHz × 2 running LM 19 kernel 4.15.0-20-generic.

Thanks.

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Re: LM 19 Realtek WiFi card rtl8821ce

Post by xenopeek » Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:04 am

Searching on the forums for "rtl8821ce" shows users with the same issue. One was able to solve it with steps here:
viewtopic.php?f=90&t=273099&p=1501349#p1501349

Worth a try.

As for Linux Mint 19.1, seeing as an update to the hardware enablement stack isn't due till February 2019 on the package base it uses (Ubuntu 18.04), no I don't think it will work OOTB on Linux Mint 19.1 yet.
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<SOLVED>Re: LM 19 Realtek WiFi card rtl8821ce

Post by joebain95 » Sat Nov 10, 2018 3:52 am

Thankyou very much. I have been very happy with 3 versions of Linux Mint. The last one 19 doesn't have go slow times in Libreoffice as 17.3 did. Extremely happy with it. I have been using it on an HP laptop for three months. When my wife's laptop screen fell to bits I tried to buy an identical HP to mine. It was very similar but with a new WiFi card, hence the problems. Now that it working its great as it supports 5 Ghz WiFi as well as 2.4.

Thanks.
Joe.

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