Install Wifi Driver Linux

If you’re using your USB device in a virtual machine, see also Pitfalls Using USB Devices in Virtual Machines.

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Target Devices

Adapters with chipset: RTL8811AU, RTL8812AU (RTL8814AU have a separate driver now.)

ChipsetVendorModel
RTL8811AUALFA NetworkAWUS036ACS
RTL8812AUALFA NetworkAWUS036AC
ALFA NetworkAWUS036ACH
ALFA NetworkAWUS036EAC

Driver Information

Developed internally by Realtek, and then patched by open community members.

This drivers is not mainlined (might never will be, from the look of it), so you’ll be loading a self-compiled out-of-tree kernel module. If you are running on a system using UEFISecure Boot, you may need to either disable Secure Boot or sign the kernel module before you can load it. (We won’t cover that here.)

To check the status of Secure Boot, run

Check Secure Boot Status

Output will be one of the following:

  • SecureBoot enabled — using UEFI, Secure Boot enabled
  • SecureBoot disabled — using UEFI, Secure Boot disabled
  • EFI variables are not supported on this system — not using UEFI, Secure Boot disabled

Driver Installation

Kali Linux

For those who are running Kali Linux ARM Image on Raspberry Pi, the driver should be installed already. Cisco meeting.

For x86 users, install package realtek-rtl88xxau-dkms.

Install realtek-rtl88xxau-dkms
Install aircrack-ng/rtl8812au
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