I could make it work in Ubuntu, due to this answer. But the same approach shows no result in Fedora 15 (64 bits).

The device is an Asus USB N10 (wireless-usb converter): Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0b05:1786 ASUSTek Computer, Inc.

Any idea how to make it work? Fedora doesn't come with this driver?


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Once you download the driver from the the Realtek site, you should be able to build it and install it like so:

First, make sure you have the dev-tools installed

yum groupinstall development-tools

and then cd into the directory:

su -
make install

and then reboot...

  • Before I restart my computer and enter the Fedora to try, please tell me, this "yum" will require internet access? Jul 4, 2011 at 23:44
  • If you haven't already installed devel-tools, then you will either need Internet access or you will have to copy the packages across on a flash drive...
    – jasonwryan
    Jul 4, 2011 at 23:50
  • Ok, thanks for answering. I got make: *** /lib/modules/ No such file or directory. Stop. make: *** [all] Error 2, any idea what's wrong? By the way, you mean the directory of the driver of the cd, or the /lib/firmware/RTL8192SU? I tried both with no success.. Jul 5, 2011 at 0:23
  • Did you install development-tools? It doesn't look like it. If you did, you may need to restart. And, yes, you need to be in the downloaded (and extracted) directory of the firmware when you run make.
    – jasonwryan
    Jul 5, 2011 at 0:30
  • The make command do exist, so I thought I had it installed.. Where can I download this development-tools? I can just find the "yum" command over the web.. Jul 5, 2011 at 0:35

Download the driver from the RealTek site, as previously noted.

If you cannot build kernel modules on Fedora, you need to install the kernel-devel package that perfectly matches the kernel you are booting. See this CentOS page for some details that may help.

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