View Full Version : [ubuntu] How To: RTL8187B in Ubuntu (even 8.04!)

June 29th, 2008, 07:14 PM
It seems many people are having issues with the RTL8187B Wireless Card in Ubuntu, especially in Ubuntu Hardy Hereon. Here is the How To: RTL8187B in Ubuntu.


Just follow the instructions on that site and everything should work fine.

Hope this helps some of you who are experiencing problems,

We Eat Vista.

P.S. If this helped you, please send a thanks :)

July 20th, 2008, 10:13 PM
I have another solution to this.

The link is below this text ;)

How well does it work with Network Manager? WEP?

July 20th, 2008, 11:24 PM
We Eat Vista. , I wrote and maintain that link.

But thank you for spreading the solution.

Tom-d why would you wish to use windows drivers in our clean linux environment if could be avoided? Not to say its not a valid option.


August 4th, 2008, 08:00 AM
Alternatively, you can send an email to wlanfae@realtek.com.tw and they will send you a working driver, with WEP, WPA etc.

Saves a *lot* of hassle.