I just installed Linux I got one error during installation: So how can reverse the procedure and uninstall the driver? Travis Roderick 23 1 5. Sign up using Email and Password. There must be quotes around the SSID. Thanks for the clear instructions, it works great on Ubuntu

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Skip to content I recently decided to make limux plunge and install ubuntu I believe you’ll find more help over at the forums. After doing that, you can use apt-get as root to install the package: You probably already have this module installed it’s installed by default in the Debian kernelbut it requires non-free firmware to operate.

I just did that step, then the error disappeared.

Edimax EW-7811Un USB wireless – connecting to a network (on ubuntu 11.10)

It’s plug and play linuz any fuss. I think it is supported by default now. Edimax Ew7811u need help on installing driver gigi Ubuntu-User: I’ve been trying to figure thing out by myself by using this forum and google but i just always run into somekind of trouble by just simply following other’s thread instruction.

I did try that, but the compile fails with errors. You can use the command lsusb to identify the chipset used by your wireless adapter.


January 19th, Its been weeks since i tried fixing my wifi problem and until now haven’t got to fix it. After confirming the connection on root and user profile you can then run sudo apt- update and sudo apt-get upgrade After performing the upgrade and rebooting, you will get most if not all of the Kali tools.

For now at least, installing Lucid was my solution. Hi Thnx for the great tutorial!

[SOLVED] Edimax EWun need help on installing driver

Help us improve this article with your feedback. Thanks for an excellent post. Thank you for extending the information here Joe. If you have issue s with the built-in driver, you can try this open source driver from github.

I installed lihux driver, blacklisted the old one, then reinstalled it Worked like a charm. Travis Roderick 23 1 5. Here’s the instructions on how to install the open source driver from github on Debian-based Linux OS with kernel v3.

RPi edimax EW-7811Un

January 19th, 7. Once you have Internet access the following steps are much easier to follow.

January 18th, 3. The simplest solution might be to rename the new driver to rtlcu. The current new drivers Jan — version 3.


I followed the instructions above and now it works. The time now is Thanks very much for this.

wifi – Edimax EWUN Debian – Unix & Linux Stack Exchange

You may want to configure your wireless router to give a fixed IP address to the Raspberry Pi Ethernet and wireless connections. I then started using wicd network manager and disabling ubuntu wireless manager that came in package and still same problem.

The only thing I can think that could be hindering the connection is your router’s encryption type.

Wow, thanks a ton, I got my wireless to work! Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Install the driver To install the new wifi driver in place of the one supplied in the Debian image, you need to add the new driver to the operating system and ew7811ub the old one.