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rtl8812au driver for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and above

Works for the following distros:

  • Ubuntu 17.x
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Step 1 - Downgrade Kernel.

Main issue with the rtl8812au Wireless USB Adapter is the kernel. Because we can guarantee Ubuntu 16.04's kernel works with rtl8812au, we will downgrade to it.

cd /tmp/
rm *.deb
sudo dpkg -i *.deb
sudo update-grub

I also recommend, but it's not necessary, removing all other kernels being used.

# This is optional!!
sudo apt-get remove linux-image-4.<whatever>
sudo update-grub

If not, config your GRUB file to enter the OS using the kernel 4.8.1. When done, reboot.

Step 2 - Install rtl8812au

cd Linux

Wi-fi should start working.