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    Question Trying to install WIFI adapter

    Anyone have experience with trying to get this adapter to work under 22.04? Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0bda:8832 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. 802.11ax WLAN Adapter
    "WAVLINK AX1800 WiFi 6 USB Adapter for PC, Dual Band Wireless USB Network Adapter for Desktop Laptop, 5GHz & 2.4GHz, MU-MIMO, 802.11ax"

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    Last edited by bkz81; February 20th, 2024 at 10:05 PM.

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    Re: Trying to install WIFI adapter

    Code:
    sudo apt install git dkms
    git clone https://github.com/lwfinger/rtl8852au.git
    sudo dkms add ./rtl8852au
    sudo dkms install rtl8852au -v 1.15.0.1
    Reboot

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    Re: Trying to install WIFI adapter

    Thanks for the reply on this. I got the following below after trying the first command.

    sudo apt install git dkms
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree... Done
    Reading state information... Done
    dkms is already the newest version (2.8.7-2ubuntu2.2).
    git is already the newest version (1:2.34.1-1ubuntu1.10).
    0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded.
    1 not fully installed or removed.
    After this operation, 0 B of additional disk space will be used.
    Do you want to continue? [Y/n] Y
    Setting up rtl8812au-dkms (4.3.8.12175.20140902+dfsg-0ubuntu2) ...
    Removing old rtl8812au-4.3.8.12175.20140902+dfsg DKMS files...
    Deleting module rtl8812au-4.3.8.12175.20140902+dfsg completely from the DKMS tree.
    Loading new rtl8812au-4.3.8.12175.20140902+dfsg DKMS files...
    Building for 6.5.0-18-generic
    Building initial module for 6.5.0-18-generic
    ERROR: Cannot create report: [Errno 17] File exists: '/var/crash/rtl8812au-dkms.0.crash'
    Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 6.5.0-18-generic (x86_64)
    Consult /var/lib/dkms/rtl8812au/4.3.8.12175.20140902+dfsg/build/make.log for more information.
    dpkg: error processing package rtl8812au-dkms (--configure):
    installed rtl8812au-dkms package post-installation script subprocess returned error exit status 10
    Errors were encountered while processing:
    rtl8812au-dkms
    E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

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    Re: Trying to install WIFI adapter

    Try
    Code:
    sudo apt remove rtl8812au-dkms

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