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WiFi problem: tp-link TL-WN8200ND

Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 7:55 am
by Cybernetic
My pc got attacked after posting here and linuxorg forums i do not know if it is from here or from there ...so i delete here and there moder plz delete this post and remove it ty vm
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Re: WiFi problem: tp-link TL-WN8200ND

Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 4:16 pm
by kelebek333
Can you post following outputs of following commands too.

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dkms status
modinfo rtl8192cu

Re: WiFi problem: tp-link TL-WN8200ND

Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 4:34 pm
by HAWR
Hello Cybernetic,

maybe the problem is, that you have two wireless driver loaded: rtl8192cu and rtl8xxxu

You could try blacklisting the rtl8xxxu in the terminal:

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echo "blacklist rtl8xxxu" | sudo tee /etc/modprobe.d/rtl8xxxu.conf
Then reboot and see what happens.

(If it doesn't work, you can undo the blacklisting by deleting the rtl8xxxu.conf file in the file manager nemo: go to the folder /etc/modprobe.d/ and right-click on it > open as administrator and delete it)

Re: WiFi problem: tp-link TL-WN8200ND

Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 4:51 pm
by Cybernetic
I am using mint as a live version from a usb stick on purpose cuz i wanna get connected to my wifi first before i do a format cuz there is no way to connect to the internet after a format with a distro that doesn't work or i do not know how to do it to work..I will try to use the commands to gave me guys but i do not know if they will work with a live distro.. I will get u the results .. ty for trying to help me i really do

Re: WiFi problem: tp-link TL-WN8200ND

Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 5:02 pm
by HAWR
The blacklisting doesn't work with the live system. You can try to unload the modul with:

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sudo rmmod rtl8xxxu
See, if it changes the behaviour. If not, load it again with:

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sudo modprobe rtl8xxxu
Then you could try the same with the other module rtl8192cu:

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sudo rmmod rtl8192cu
See, if it changes the behaviour. If not, load it again with:

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sudo modprobe rtl8192cu

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Posted: Thu Oct 17, 2019 7:50 am
by Cybernetic
. :(

Re: WiFi problem: tp-link TL-WN8200ND

Posted: Thu Oct 17, 2019 10:58 am
by kelebek333
You can try to install 8192cu driver with following commands.

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sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kelebek333/kablosuz
sudo apt update
sudo apt install rtl8192cu-dkms 
After reboot your PC. You must disable secureboot from BIOS/EFI settings.

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Posted: Thu Oct 17, 2019 11:31 am
by Cybernetic
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Re: WiFi problem: tp-link TL-WN8200ND

Posted: Thu Oct 17, 2019 11:33 am
by Cybernetic
HAWR wrote:
Wed Oct 16, 2019 5:02 pm
The blacklisting doesn't work with the live system. You can try to unload the modul with:

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sudo rmmod rtl8xxxu
See, if it changes the behaviour. If not, load it again with:

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sudo modprobe rtl8xxxu
Then you could try the same with the other module rtl8192cu:

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sudo rmmod rtl8192cu
See, if it changes the behaviour. If not, load it again with:

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sudo modprobe rtl8192cu


Nop brother nothing changed that's why posted that i may need to buy a new adaptor again ty vm!!!!

Re: WiFi problem: tp-link TL-WN8200ND

Posted: Thu Oct 17, 2019 11:43 am
by HAWR
Hello Cybernetic,

I think, that is a good decision, because your USB adapter is known to be difficult with linux. Here is a website with recommendations, maybe it helps you:

https://willhaley.com/blog/linux-usb-wifi/