I followed the instructions on this thread and tried doing:
Originally Posted by chili555
when i try tun the
sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-generic git git clone https://github.com/lwfinger/rtl8192du.git cd rtl8192du make sudo make install sudo modprobe 8192du
sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-generic git line i get the error message:
I skipped it and the rest of the instructions worked fine, I know have a wpa_gui application but when i run it it says could not get status from wpa_supplicant and i cannot scan for wireless networks.
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
build-essential is already the newest version.
Package linux-headers-generic is not available, but is referred to by another package.
This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
is only available from another source
E: Package linux-headers-generic has no installation candidate
Also WICD still shows "No wireless networks found"
Running iwconfig in terminal shows:
Which is good because before there was no wlan0, so its definitely a step in the right direction! Any idea why its still not functional though, is it because i skipped that first instruction?
wlan0 unassociated Nickname:"<WIFI@REALTEK>"
Mode:Auto Frequency=2.412 GHz Access Point: Not-Associated
Retry:off RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
Link Quality:0 Signal level:0 Noise level:0
Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0
Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0