How do I get the tp-link TL-WN723N wireless adapter to work on ubuntu. And also if I do modify it to work, will its stop working in windows?
Look in the Windows drivers cd:
/media/CD176A1/TL-WN725N_WN723N/Driver Files/Windows 7 32bit
for the file
netrtwlanu.inf search for
RTL8188EU. If you have that do this:
add other drivers on blacklist sudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist
# Blacklist native RealTek 8188CUs drivers blacklist rtl8192cu blacklist rtl8192c_common blacklist rtlwifi
Get the zip from Download this repository as a zip then:
cd ~/Downloads/ unzip rtl8188eu-master.zip -x cd rtl8188eu-master/
then do the steps from
make uname -r
in my case
3.2.0-43-generic-pae so I use
sudo cp 8188eu.ko /lib/modules/3.2.0-43-generic-pae/kernel/net/wireless/ sudo depmod -a sudo modprobe 8188eu ifconfig # and you can see the wlan interface :-)
if it is not RTL8188EU look in that file and write here as a comment the RTL8... you find there
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