Rtl8812AU Realtek 802.11ac Linux Driver (rtl8812au)
This driver is an update to version 5.1.5 (rtl8812AU_linux_v5.1.5_19247.20160830) of Realtek's 8812AU USB WiFi Linux driver for AC1200 (801.11ac) adapters.
It supports supports USB 3.0 and has been succesfully tested to work with Linux Kernels 3.16.x to 4.12.x as well as AMD's Radeon Open Compute (ROCm) kernel.
The original version of this driver was downloaded from Tenda. However, several improvements have been made including support for the Tp-Link Archer and Tenda U12 dongles as well as the addition of an LED control module (rtw_led_ctrl).
Supported Device List
From driver's device USB ID list and independent testers:
|ALPHA||I-O DATA Edimax||HAWKING Edimax||EnGenius EnGenius||Belkin Sercomm|
|DWA-182||Logitec Edimax||ASUS Edimax||Phlanex Abocom||Tenda U12|
|Cameo||Edimax Edimax||NEC *||Abocom Abocom||Tp-Link Archer: T4U v1, T4U v2, T4UH V1|
|Sitecom Edimax||ZyXEL *||WD Cybertan||BrosTrend Long Range 1200Mbps|
Enviroments Successfully Tested
- Ubuntu 14.04, 16.04 and 17.10
- Fedora 25
- 3.16.x to 4.13.x
- AMD ROCm Linux Kernel: 4.11.0-kfd-compute-rocm-rel-1.6-148
Building (How to Install)
To build and install module manually:
$ make $ sudo make install $ sudo modprobe -a 8812au
To use dkms install:
$ sudo make -f Makefile.dkms install
You may have to install additional packages to complete the build:
$ sudo apt-get install build-essential $ sudo apt-get install linux-headers-4.4.0-67-generic #Change "4.4.0-67" to your desired kernel version