[clug] rtl8191se

freds72 at softhome.net freds72 at softhome.net
Fri Feb 11 16:23:34 MST 2011

Hi Dylan, hope this helps


quoted from ubuntu forums post

Originally Posted by jdwannam
Here is what I used to get a stable wireless driver running on the 1201n.  
Many thanks to David Woo of on launchpad for posting all of the  
information here that I needed to get it working. And thanks to the  
Phoronix review of the 1201n that had the above link.

I've installed the 64-bit version of Ubuntu 9.10, but there are  
instructions within the bug report for getting it working on the 32-bit  
version as well.

32-bit Driver:

64-bit Driver:

sudo apt-get install build-essentials
sudo apt-get install linux-headers-`uname -r`
[1] Extract the driver using 'tar zxvf <filename>'
[2] CD into the folder and run make
[3] Then run 'make install'
[4] If make install succeeds, reboot and it should be working

If the make install fails (as it did for me) you can manually install the  
driver using these steps:

[1] Copy the target module in HAL/rtl8192/rt8192se_pci.ko to  
/lib/modules/`uname -r`/kernel/drivers/net/wireless/
[2] Copy rtl8192se firmware folder to /lib/firmware/`uname -r`
[3] Run the command of `depmod -a`
[4] Run the command of 'modprobe rtl8192se_pci', or reboot.
[5] Check the NetworkManager, and see whether there's network list show  

ONE NOTE no s needed on build-essential and make install comand must be  
done as su

"sudo su"

one more thing ...
it did not work right after restart...

I went to System > Admin...> hardware drivers ..then deactivated driver  
then reactivated it and it started working!!!


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