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Can you advise me on what drivers to install for the TP-LINK TL-WN725N USB wireless adapter on UBUNTU 12.04. TP-LINK only provide Windows drivers.

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  1. Have a look at My WiFi adapter is not working at all. Where to start troubleshooting?

  2. Try: sudo apt-get install linux-backports-modules-cw-3.6-precise-generic (You find more information to this at 1.)

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Even I had same problem and fixed it. Try the code below one by one in terminal having the adapter connected. You can see changes in terminal after each code.

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r)
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install build-essential
sudo apt-get install git
sudo git clone https://github.com/lwfinger/rtl8188eu
cd rtl8188eu
sudo make all
sudo make install
sudo insmod 8188eu.ko

After this restart your system. You can find the network list. Hope this helps.

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