Realtek RTL8188FTV WiFi USB Adapter [SOLVED]

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Realtek RTL8188FTV WiFi USB Adapter [SOLVED]

Post by kodimyl » Wed Jun 05, 2019 4:12 am

My HP Compaq dc7600 SFF PC with Linux Mint 19.1 "Cinnamon" installed does not recognize Realtek RTL8188FTV WiFi USB Adapter.
lsusb returns, "Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0bda:f179 Realtek Semiconductor Corp."
Please help Newbie here :(
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Re: Realtek RTL8188FTV WiFi USB Adapter

Post by Pjotr » Wed Jun 05, 2019 4:44 am

Try this:
https://github.com/kelebek333/rtl8188fu

You need temporary internet access by other means for this. Launch a terminal window (this is how to launch a terminal window) and copy/paste the commands into the terminal.
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Re: Realtek RTL8188FTV WiFi USB Adapter

Post by kodimyl » Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:25 am

It worked like a charm. Thank you so much

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