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I compiled the source code and inserted the USB device, according to this blogs instruction: Install DWA-125 wireless driver on Ubuntu 11.10

When I do a lsmod:

lsmod | grep rt
rt5370sta              726167  0 

However iwconfig gives:

lo        no wireless extensions.
eth0      no wireless extensions.

Could someone please tell me what to do so that I can get the USB adapter running fine.

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Have you managed to solve the problem? I just ran into it and could use some guidance. –  Tomislav Nakic-Alfirevic Nov 26 '12 at 21:35

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Type the following code in the console

sudo apt-get install git build-essential
git clone https://github.com/lwfinger/rtl8188eu
cd rtl8188eu
make all
sudo make install

remove previously manual installed modules eg:- sudo modprobe -r rtl8192cu

sudo modprobe 8188eu

Unplug , re-plug you should get going.

Tested on Dlink DWA-123 rev D1
Speedtest results : http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/3477686124

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