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I have recently installed UBuntu and I'm having problems with my (RTL8190) card.

I followed the steps listed here - https://help.ubuntu.com/10.04/internet/C/troubleshooting-wireless.html

After using the command "sudo lshw -C network" I got the following output:


description: Ethernet interface

product: RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller

vendor: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.

physical id: 0

bus info: pci@0000:03:00.0

logical name: eth0

version: 06

serial: 10:78:d2:73:9f:0d

size: 10Mbit/s

capacity: 1Gbit/s

width: 64 bits

clock: 33MHz

capabilities: pm msi pciexpress msix vpd bus_master cap_list ethernet physical tp mii 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd 1000bt 1000bt-fd autonegotiation

configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=r8169 driverversion=2.3LK-NAPI duplex=half firmware=rtl_nic/rtl8168e-2.fw latency=0 link=no multicast=yes port=MII speed=10Mbit/s

resources: irq:42 ioport:d800(size=256) memory:f8fff000-f8ffffff memory:f8ff8000-f8ffbfff

*-network UNCLAIMED

description: Network controller

product: RTL8190 802.11n Wireless LAN

vendor: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.

physical id: 1

bus info: pci@0000:04:01.0

version: 00

width: 32 bits

clock: 33MHz

capabilities: pm bus_master cap_list

configuration: latency=64 maxlatency=64 mingnt=32

resources: ioport:e800(size=256) memory:fbfff000-fbffffff

I proceeded to install the ndisgtk package and downloaded the "net819xp.inf" driver.

Using the windows wireless drivers app. I selected the .inf file but it said there was an error. I attempted to select it again but it said it was already installed. When I run the original command again it still lists the card as 'UNCLAIMED'.

Anyone know how to get it working? Thanks.

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Try to download the sources for the network card from realtek. I have these:

r8168-8.029.00 (maybe from here realtek r8168-8.029.00; can't remember exactly. I cherish the sources I have on my machine... :-)

And then follow instructions in this post:

RTL8111/RTL8168 fix

It's great. The Realteks are never working out of the box.. for years. At least, not for me. I always need a fix. So, I fixed it again after installing 12.04.

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