[SOLVED] can't install driver wireless mu-mimo usb adapter

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[SOLVED] can't install driver wireless mu-mimo usb adapter

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We tried to install a wifi usb stick: tp-link ac1300 mini wireless mu-mimo usb adapter. Archer TU. To improve the wifi of the old laptop running LM 21.1 cinn. Out of the box it works on mac and win. So we had to look for a solution.

We've followed these instructions
https://stackoverflow.com/questions/585 ... -permitted

Result:

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realy@mint:~/rtl88x2bu$ 
realy@mint:/lib/modules/5.15.0-87-generic/updates/dkms$ sudo insmod 88x2bu
insmod: ERROR: could not load module 88x2bu: No such file or directory

realy@mint:/lib/modules/5.15.0-87-generic/updates/dkms$ sudo insmod 88x2bu.ko 
insmod: ERROR: could not insert module 88x2bu.ko: Operation not permitted

realy@mint:/lib/modules/5.15.0-87-generic/updates/dkms$ whoami
realy
realy@mint:/lib/modules/5.15.0-87-generic/updates/dkms$ ls -al
total 5820
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root    4096 Nov 28 15:22 .
drwxr-xr-x 3 root root    4096 Nov 28 15:22 ..
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 5948076 Nov 28 15:22 88x2bu.ko
realy@mint:/lib/modules/5.15.0-87-generic/updates/dkms$ sudo depmod -a
realy@mint:/lib/modules/5.15.0-87-generic/updates/dkms$ sudo insmod 88x2bu.ko 
insmod: ERROR: could not insert module 88x2bu.ko: Operation not permitted
realy@mint:
We are pretty much stucked now. Does anyone know how to get it working?
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Re: can't install driver wireless mu-mimo usb adapter

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First, let's be sure of the driver you need. With the adapter plugged in, post what this shows:

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lsusb
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Re: can't install driver wireless mu-mimo usb adapter

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this comes up:

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lsusb
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 003 Device 002: [filter] ITE Device
Bus 003 Device 003: [filter]  TP-Link Archer T3U [Realtek RTL8812BU]
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: [filter]  Wireless_Device
Bus 001 Device 003: [filter]  Integrated Camera
Bus 001 Device 002: [filter] Optical Mouse
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
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Re: can't install driver wireless mu-mimo usb adapter

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mokutil --sb Secure Boot has to be disabled to load modules that aren't part of the kernel
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Re: can't install driver wireless mu-mimo usb adapter

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could you please provide the right command since:

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$ mokutil --sb
SecureBoot enabled
Oh bugger understand now you have to go into the bios for that....
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Re: can't install driver wireless mu-mimo usb adapter

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Yes, disable that, then check wifi again.
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