Questions regarding audio and communications with realtek peripherals

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Wireless card Realtek RTL8723AE-BT is not recognized

I bought a new laptop with a RTL8723AE-BT wireless card, but it seems there is nothing that makes it work. Realtek usually makes drivers available for its card, but this specific one doesn't have a ...
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Lenovo Yoga 13 Realtek wireless driver

I've recently purchased a Lenovo Yoga 13 and put Ubuntu 13.04 on it last night. I was unable to get wireless to come on and thought that I would mess around with it today. Today I have followed the ...
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How do I stop my ethernet network connection from dropping?

My ethernet-based network connection doesn't stay up consistently. I'm running a ping against the gateway and it will: Work for a minute Freeze, time out, or give multi-second response times Repeat ...
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How to get a stable WLAN-connection with a Lenovo x121e?

I have permament problem when using WLAN with my Lenovo ThinkPad x121e. The wireless network adapter in use is this one: lspci: 01:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. ...
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Drivers for Realtek wireless module for Toshiba C850-A965?

I just bought a new Toshiba system, and before installing Ubuntu, I tried it out on a live CD. Unfortunately, Ubuntu doesn't recognize any wireless adapter. $ sudo lshw -c network *-network ...
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Wifi Drops and Reconnects with UBUNTU 14.04 (Realtek RTL8188)

I just installed UBUNTU 14.04 LTS on a Toshiba Satellite C655D. My wifi drops off occasionally, and all I have to do to reconnect is disable my wifi and enable wifi from the wireless icon in the top ...
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Wired connection not working Ubuntu 12.04

My connection was fine until now, but my wired connection is not working in Ubuntu 12.04. I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 along side Windows 7 partition and the connection works on Windows but not on ...
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RTL8111/8168B Rev 06 Ethernet controller not working with AMD64 Kernels > 2.6

I'm also having trouble with the RTL8111 Ethernet controller. It's not working at all on Ubuntu x64. This is my card: $ lspci -nnk | grep -i net -A2 05:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek ...
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Microphone - static background noise suppression

My soundcard is Realtek ALC 892. On Windows 7 I use official Realtek drivers, on Linux I use PulseAudio (on Ubuntu 13.10). On both Windows and Linux, when I enable microphone boost +30db (required ...
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Connecting Asus USB-N13 Wireless Adapter

I'm trying to connect my desktop (running 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04) to an Airport Extreme Base Station by using an ASUS USB-N13 wireless adapter. I plugged it in, turned on the desktop, and the adapter ...
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Help identifying device and driver for 0bda:1724

I have a new Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 13. The onboard LAN/Bluetooth device is identified in Linux as 0bda:1724 (via lsusb). No network peripherals are reported from lspci. Online, the vendor:product above ...
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5.1 surround sound with three 3.5mm jacks

Having an issue with sound at the moment. I am trying to configure my 5.1 surround sound but it will only work on the Front left and Front right speakers. On the back of my motherboard I have 3x3.5mm ...
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Compiling error while installing Realtek RTL8111E in 64 bit 13.10. “CONFIG_X86_X32 enabled but no binutils support”

I downloaded the Linux drivers for my onboard RTL8111E (Mobo MSI B75 Pro3-M) from the Realtek site. The Realtek driver has been updated 23/09/2013, so I assume it can handle 64 bit Ubuntu (13.10 in my ...
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Realtek RTL8188CE wireless driver unstable in Ubuntu 14.04

Since a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 I'm loosing internet connection after a few minutes. I comes back after reboot or wakeup from standby. That seems to be a known issue with the Realtek RTL8188CE ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Wifi keeps disconnecting on Thinkpad T450S with Realtek wireless adapter

The wifi connection disconnects many times per hour. The problem only occurs at my work (not at home). Maybe there's something to configure about the wireless driver or something? Here's the driver : ...
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Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware/rtl_nic/rtl8105e-1.fw for module r8169 with 2.6.39 kernel

I've been getting an issue since upgrading to 2.6.39 in Natty from the Kernel-PPA repository. When I do a sudo update-initramfs -u I get the following error message. update-initramfs: Generating ...
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Compile and install rtl8192cu driver

Can someone help me with this problem ? I am new to Linux, so I do not know commands and I never did something like installing or compiling with command-line. I bought WiFi adapter from Edimax, model ...
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Installing Workaround RealTek Drivers for EdiMAX, but getting error

vitt@vitt-System-Product-Name:~/Downloads/RTL8188C_8192C_USB_linux_v3.4.4_4749.20121105$ sudo sh install.sh [sudo] password for vitt: ################################################## Realtek Wi-Fi ...
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Does TP-LINK WN822N work on Ubuntu?

I plan to install Ubuntu soon on my pc. I currently use a Tp-Link WN822N wireless adapter. I want to know if it will work without additional setup.
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Unable to compile RealTek RTL8188CE driver on Ubuntu 13.10

I am trying to compile the Realtek drivers on my machine and I am getting the following errors: make -C /lib/modules/3.11.0-12-generic/build M=/home/david/Downloads/rtl8188ce-linux-driver modules ...
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Very low sound, even when I raise the volume on a Realtek ALC882

I get very low sound in ubuntu 10.10, even when I raise the volume sound card info: Card: HDA Intel Chip: Realtek ALC882
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step by step Ubuntu 12.04 install of Realtek RTL8188CE driver

I am completely new and have never even used terminal before, let alone try install a driver, so while I’ve read countless answers in response to the above problem, I don't even understand when I ...
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12.04 wired network doesn't work RTL8111/8168B

its a fresh 12.04 install 64bits. wifi works fine, wired stays off with cable connected and network-manager shows as if cable is disconnected. Turning off networking lights up my network-cards leds, ...
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Wireless connection slow/inconsistent after fresh install Ubuntu 14.04 (Realtek RTL8188EE)

I have been running Ubuntu 14.04 using the dev builds for a over a month with no issue. Then I upgraded on the official release date and issue started. I got frustrated and did a fresh install and ...
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Bluetooth does not detect devices on lenovo with 12.04

I am new to Ubuntu and I am not good at this, but I did a clean install on my Lenovo Z5070 with Ubuntu 12.04 and 3.13 kernel all by myself. My bluetooth can not detect devices, I have tried blueman ...
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slow wifi connection on ubuntu 13.04 with rtl8723ae realtek wireless driver

so i have installed ubuntu four days ago on my toshiba SATELLITE-C855-2CF and everything is going well, but i noticed that my wifi connection is slow and when i did a speed test online i found that i ...
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How do I enable wifi channels 12-14 when traveling outside the United States?

For whatever reason, the United States' FCC doesn't allow wifi users to broadcast on channels 12-14. However, I'm sure the hardware supports it (RTL8188CE). If I'm traveling outside the United States, ...
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SD card reader only works if card is inserted during boot

I'm trying to get the Realtek RTS5229 SD Card Reader to run on my newly installed system. I installed linux-firmware-nonfree to get the driver for the RTS5229 SD card reader, according to my other ...
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RealTek RTL8188CE WiFi adapter doesn't connect reliably [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 12.10 x64 - RTL8188CE - Intermittent/Slow Internet Connection I recently bought a new system76 laptop which came pre-installed with Ubuntu 11.10. I've been having ...
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Trying to install realtek drivers for ASUS USB-N13, encountering “Compile make driver error: 2”

I'm trying to put an ASUS USB-N13 wireless adapter in my desktop running Ubuntu 12.04. The details of my problem are identical to the one described in this question: Connecting Asus USB-N13 Wireless ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS wired internet extremely slow

My wired internet is running extremely slow after installing Ubuntu 14.04 on my desktop. my normal internet speed (Windows) using speedtest.net is around 25 mbps, Ubuntu is pulling in 0.5 mbps tops. ...
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Wifi Connectivity problems when using WPA/WPA2 Encryption

This just seems like a common problem, however I was not able to find a solution on the net. For some reason Ubuntu doesn't like WPA/WPA2 personal encryption. I can connect to the network fine (others ...
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Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware/rtl_nic/rtl8168d-2.fw for module r8169 with 2.6.38 kernel

I notice when I do: sudo update-initramfs -u With the latest kernel release (2.6.38) I get the following warning messages: update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-2.6.38-3-generic-pae W: ...
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Transitioning from Ubuntu to Xubuntu

I wish to transition from the current LTS release of Ubuntu to Xubuntu. However, I had a major issue when I first installed Ubuntu, where the wifi would disconnect after about five or ten minutes of ...
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Realtek rtl8192ce wireless slow intermittent access

I am a noob to linux and could use some help. After much searching and reading I have been able to connect my Toshiba C665-S5177 to the internet. To do so I had to install the Realtek drivers for ...
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rtl8723ae driver problem, ubuntu 13.04

I've bought a new notebook with rtl8723ae wifi chip (or at least it looks like) $ lspci | grep RTL 03:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8723AE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter ...
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Why did wlan0 device disappear?

After a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 my WLAN would not connect. I guess I messed around too much trying to get it to work, in any case now wlan0 is not listed anymore when doing iwlist scan. ...
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USB WiFi is detected but can't connect

I have recently purchased a USB WiFi adapter with a Realtek chipset for my netbook. Network-manager detects it well enough and can see my home WiFi network too, but when I try connecting I am just ...
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Wireless keeps disabling or stays disconnected (Realtek RTL8191SEvB)

I have Realtek RTL8191SEvB wireless card on Ubuntu 10.10: $ lspci -v | grep Network 03:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8191SEvB Wireless LAN Controller (rev 10) When I ...
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Choppy Audio on Realtek ALC888S [closed]

The onboard Realtek ALC888S is giving out choppy audio Oddly, speech comes out fine but is at a low volume Alsamixer detects it as being Realtek ALC1200 instead of Realtek ALC888S and lspci: ...
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Realtek Card Reader not working

I have an internal card reader in my HP Pavilion DV6-6155ca and the card reader is a "multi-card media reader" (I know this means nothing but trying to be though) and the device is the RTS5209 PCI ...
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Installing Realtek 8188 wireless driver fails

When I try and install the RTL8188CUS drivers downloaded from Realtek (using their install.sh shell script) I installed the drivers in 11.04 using individual commands to make, etc., and that worked ...
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Realtek RTL8188CE desconects randomly and features slow connections

I am brand new to Ubuntu and am having internet issues, as in it disconnects about 10 to 15 minutes in and is generally very slow. I realize this is a very common problem, but it seems like the ...
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problems with Realtek RTL8188ee on 14.04

I am having a wireless issue with my mothers laptop, just installed Ubuntu 14.04 because I'm tired of removing malware from her laptop and now the wireless card wont work. this is the first time I've ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 - No soundcard detected HDA Intel Realtek ALC880

After fresh install of Lubuntu 14.04 no sound card is detected. Alsamixer shows just Beep bar (PC speaker), all inputs and outputs are just not present. No volume panel in the main bar was present. ...
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How to compile Realtek 8188CE wireless driver on Ubuntu 13.04?

I'm on a Toshiba Satellite C660_EL trying to install the Realtek 8188CE driver. lspci -v Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8188CE 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter (rev 01) However, I ...
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Rtl8187 wireless card drops signal within seconds

My Realtek RTL8187 USB wifi card is having trouble keeping a connection for more than a few seconds, while on the same machine under Windows 7 it has no problem. When I make the connection, I have a ...
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Realtek RTL8188CE network adapter repeatedly drops connection

Variations of this problem certainly seem to be common, but I'm not not seeing a recent solution for my case: I'm running Ubuntu 13.04, uname -r = 3.8.0-21-generic lspci = 02:00.0 Network controller: ...
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How to install driver for RTL8188CUS Wireless adaptor?

I recently purchased an RTL8188CUS wireless usb adaptor which does not seem to work out of the box. Ubuntu 12.04 32bit Network manager knows it's there and can detect available Networks however it is ...
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How can I change my WLAN device's name?

On my last Linux installation, my laptop's Intel/Realtek PXE wireless radio device had name, as seems to be common, wlan0. I like this name; it is nice to type and remember. That was Linux Mint ...