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Installing New WiFi USB

Post by frostymusic » Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:00 am

Hello all, I purchased a Wireless USB stick to use in Mint, there are 2 files on the CD that came with it. Both are in .zip format. I opened one and it said it was not a Debian package. How do I determine which is the correct one to install?

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Re: Installing New WiFi USB

Post by Pjotr » Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:09 am

With the WiFi dongle plugged in, please generate an overview of your system like this:
- Launch a terminal window (this is how to launch a terminal window);
- make the terminal window full screen, to avoid chopped lines;
- Copy/paste this command into the terminal:

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inxi -Fxz
(if you type: the letter F is a capital letter)

Press Enter.

Copy/paste the output in your next message.

Do the same with the following four commands:

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rfkill list all

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iwconfig

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lsusb

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lspci
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Re: Installing New WiFi USB

Post by frostymusic » Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:32 pm

terry@terry-MS-7A39:~$ inxi -Fxz
System:
Host: terry-MS-7A39 Kernel: 4.15.0-60-generic x86_64 bits: 64
compiler: gcc v: 7.4.0 Desktop: MATE 1.22.0 Distro: Linux Mint 19.2 Tina
base: Ubuntu 18.04 bionic
Machine:
Type: Desktop Mobo: MSI model: B350M GAMING PRO (MS-7A39) v: 1.0
serial: <filter> UEFI [Legacy]: American Megatrends v: 2.F0
date: 03/19/2018
CPU:
Topology: Quad Core model: AMD Ryzen 3 1300X bits: 64 type: MCP arch: Zen
rev: 1 L2 cache: 2048 KiB
flags: lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 sse4a ssse3 svm
bogomips: 27996
Speed: 1376 MHz min/max: 1550/3500 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 1371 2: 1429
3: 1381 4: 1461
Graphics:
Device-1: AMD Curacao PRO [Radeon R7 370 / R9 270/370 OEM]
vendor: Hightech Information System driver: radeon v: kernel
bus ID: 1f:00.0
Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.19.6 driver: ati,radeon
unloaded: fbdev,modesetting,vesa resolution: 1920x1080~60Hz
OpenGL: renderer: AMD PITCAIRN (DRM 2.50.0 4.15.0-60-generic LLVM 8.0.0)
v: 4.5 Mesa 19.0.8 direct render: Yes
Audio:
Device-1: AMD Cape Verde/Pitcairn HDMI Audio [Radeon HD 7700/7800 Series]
vendor: Hightech Information System driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel
bus ID: 1f:00.1
Device-2: AMD Family 17h HD Audio vendor: Micro-Star MSI
driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus ID: 21:00.3
Sound Server: ALSA v: k4.15.0-60-generic
Network:
Device-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet
vendor: Micro-Star MSI driver: r8169 v: 2.3LK-NAPI port: f000
bus ID: 1b:00.0
IF: enp27s0 state: up speed: 1000 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
Device-2: Realtek type: USB driver: rtl8xxxu bus ID: 1-10:4
IF: wlx000f005aa665 state: down mac: <filter>
Drives:
Local Storage: total: 4.08 TiB used: 499.50 GiB (12.0%)
ID-1: /dev/nvme0n1 vendor: Corsair model: Force MP510 size: 223.57 GiB
ID-2: /dev/sda vendor: Patriot model: Burst size: 223.57 GiB
ID-3: /dev/sdb type: USB vendor: Western Digital
model: WD My Passport 25E2 size: 1.82 TiB
ID-4: /dev/sdc type: USB vendor: Western Digital
model: WD My Passport 25E2 size: 1.82 TiB
Partition:
ID-1: / size: 167.53 GiB used: 25.51 GiB (15.2%) fs: ext4
dev: /dev/nvme0n1p5
Sensors:
System Temperatures: cpu: 37.5 C mobo: N/A gpu: radeon temp: 32 C
Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A
Info:
Processes: 196 Uptime: 15m Memory: 7.81 GiB used: 887.9 MiB (11.1%)
Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Compilers: gcc: 7.4.0 Shell: bash v: 4.4.20
inxi: 3.0.32
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Re: Installing New WiFi USB

Post by frostymusic » Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:33 pm

terry@terry-MS-7A39:~$ rfkill list all
1: phy1: Wireless LAN
Soft blocked: no
Hard blocked: no
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Re: Installing New WiFi USB

Post by frostymusic » Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:33 pm

terry@terry-MS-7A39:~$ iwconfig
lo no wireless extensions.

wlx000f005aa665 IEEE 802.11 ESSID:off/any
Mode:Managed Access Point: Not-Associated Tx-Power=20 dBm
Retry short limit:7 RTS thr=2347 B Fragment thr:off
Power Management:off

enp27s0 no wireless extensions.

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Re: Installing New WiFi USB

Post by frostymusic » Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:34 pm

terry@terry-MS-7A39:~$ lsusb
Bus 004 Device 003: ID 1058:25e2 Western Digital Technologies, Inc.
Bus 004 Device 002: ID 1058:25e2 Western Digital Technologies, Inc.
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 062a:4102 Creative Labs
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 04d9:1702 Holtek Semiconductor, Inc. Keyboard LKS02
Bus 001 Device 005: ID 0bda:818b Realtek Semiconductor Corp.
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
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Re: Installing New WiFi USB

Post by frostymusic » Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:36 pm

terry@terry-MS-7A39:~$ lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Family 17h (Models 00h-0fh) Root Complex
00:00.2 IOMMU: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Family 17h (Models 00h-0fh) I/O Memory Management Unit
00:01.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Family 17h (Models 00h-0fh) PCIe Dummy Host Bridge
00:01.1 PCI bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Family 17h (Models 00h-0fh) PCIe GPP Bridge
00:01.3 PCI bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Family 17h (Models 00h-0fh) PCIe GPP Bridge
00:02.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Family 17h (Models 00h-0fh) PCIe Dummy Host Bridge
00:03.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Family 17h (Models 00h-0fh) PCIe Dummy Host Bridge
00:03.1 PCI bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Family 17h (Models 00h-0fh) PCIe GPP Bridge
00:04.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Family 17h (Models 00h-0fh) PCIe Dummy Host Bridge
00:07.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Family 17h (Models 00h-0fh) PCIe Dummy Host Bridge
00:07.1 PCI bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Family 17h (Models 00h-0fh) Internal PCIe GPP Bridge 0 to Bus B
00:08.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Family 17h (Models 00h-0fh) PCIe Dummy Host Bridge
00:08.1 PCI bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Family 17h (Models 00h-0fh) Internal PCIe GPP Bridge 0 to Bus B
00:14.0 SMBus: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] FCH SMBus Controller (rev 59)
00:14.3 ISA bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] FCH LPC Bridge (rev 51)
00:18.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Family 17h (Models 00h-0fh) Data Fabric: Device 18h; Function 0
00:18.1 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Family 17h (Models 00h-0fh) Data Fabric: Device 18h; Function 1
00:18.2 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Family 17h (Models 00h-0fh) Data Fabric: Device 18h; Function 2
00:18.3 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Family 17h (Models 00h-0fh) Data Fabric: Device 18h; Function 3
00:18.4 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Family 17h (Models 00h-0fh) Data Fabric: Device 18h; Function 4
00:18.5 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Family 17h (Models 00h-0fh) Data Fabric: Device 18h; Function 5
00:18.6 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Family 17h (Models 00h-0fh) Data Fabric: Device 18h; Function 6
00:18.7 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Family 17h (Models 00h-0fh) Data Fabric: Device 18h; Function 7
01:00.0 Non-Volatile memory controller: Device 1987:5012 (rev 01)
03:00.0 USB controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] 300 Series Chipset USB 3.1 xHCI Controller (rev 02)
03:00.1 SATA controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] 300 Series Chipset SATA Controller (rev 02)
03:00.2 PCI bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Device 43b2 (rev 02)
16:04.0 PCI bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] 300 Series Chipset PCIe Port (rev 02)
16:05.0 PCI bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] 300 Series Chipset PCIe Port (rev 02)
16:06.0 PCI bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] 300 Series Chipset PCIe Port (rev 02)
16:07.0 PCI bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] 300 Series Chipset PCIe Port (rev 02)
1b:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 15)
1f:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Curacao PRO [Radeon R7 370 / R9 270/370 OEM]
1f:00.1 Audio device: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Cape Verde/Pitcairn HDMI Audio [Radeon HD 7700/7800 Series]
20:00.0 Non-Essential Instrumentation [1300]: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Device 145a
20:00.2 Encryption controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Family 17h (Models 00h-0fh) Platform Security Processor
20:00.3 USB controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Family 17h (Models 00h-0fh) USB 3.0 Host Controller
21:00.0 Non-Essential Instrumentation [1300]: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Device 1455
21:00.2 SATA controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] FCH SATA Controller [AHCI mode] (rev 51)
21:00.3 Audio device: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Family 17h (Models 00h-0fh) HD Audio Controller
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Re: Installing New WiFi USB

Post by Pjotr » Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:53 pm

Probably an RTL8192EU chipset. Try this:
https://easylinuxtipsproject.blogspot.c ... k.html#ID9
(item 9)
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Re: Installing New WiFi USB

Post by frostymusic » Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:30 pm

This is the file from CD. The link you sent, I went there and followed instructions but received an error
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Re: Installing New WiFi USB

Post by Pjotr » Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:32 pm

frostymusic wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:30 pm
received an error
What error?
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Re: Installing New WiFi USB

Post by frostymusic » Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:56 pm

I would have to review the steps in the link and get back to you on that.

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Re: Installing New WiFi USB

Post by Pjotr » Wed Sep 04, 2019 6:03 pm

frostymusic wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:56 pm
I would have to review the steps in the link and get back to you on that.
There's no hurry; it's not my problem. :wink:
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Re: Installing New WiFi USB

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Re: Installing New WiFi USB

Post by frostymusic » Sat Sep 07, 2019 11:02 am

terry@terry-MS-7A39:~$ lsusb
Bus 004 Device 003: ID 1058:25e2 Western Digital Technologies, Inc.
Bus 004 Device 002: ID 1058:25e2 Western Digital Technologies, Inc.
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 004: ID 062a:4102 Creative Labs
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 04d9:1702 Holtek Semiconductor, Inc. Keyboard LKS02
Bus 001 Device 005: ID 0bda:818b Realtek Semiconductor Corp.
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
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Re: Installing New WiFi USB

Post by frostymusic » Sat Sep 07, 2019 11:04 am

Error from your link:

terry@terry-MS-7A39:~$ mokutil --sb-state
EFI variables are not supported on this system
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Re: Installing New WiFi USB

Post by frostymusic » Sat Sep 07, 2019 11:10 am

lexqbit,

tried you solution, did not find.

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Re: Installing New WiFi USB

Post by frostymusic » Thu Sep 12, 2019 4:23 pm

terry@terry-MS-7A39:~$ lsmod | grep 8192eu
8192eu 1548288 0
cfg80211 622592 2 8192eu,mac80211
terry@terry-MS-7A39:~$

My first problem was secure boot. Fixed that ( that was the error I first mentioned). My second is, I might not be installing for the right chipset? It is a Realtek. :oops: RTL 8192

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Re: Installing New WiFi USB

Post by frostymusic » Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:02 am

Pjotr,

Sorry for the confusion on that. I was not reading properly.

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Re: Installing New WiFi USB

Post by Pierre » Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:20 am

just as an side note:
- - where did you get that usb WiFi stick ?
- - did you check for it's Linux compatibility ?
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Re: Installing New WiFi USB

Post by JeremyB » Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:21 am

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modprobe -c | grep -i 818b; rfkill list
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