Wifi Problems on N510 (RTL8192E

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Wifi Problems on N510 (RTL8192E

Post by muh »


i'm using a samsung n510 netbook, with a RTL8192E Chipset. Currently I use Linux Mint 11 (Kernel 2.6.38-12). I have installed the samsung-wireless package etc. but aren't able to connect to my wlan. I see my Access Point, but the connection can't be established. I tried also the latest Ubuntu. I'm a linux beginner and aren't able to troubleshoot....

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Re: Wifi Problems on N510 (RTL8192E

Post by Matt__ »

Matt__ wrote:I had similar problems.
this wireless card seems to try and use two drivers at once, so neither work.

open a terminal and

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sudo lshw | grep RTL8192
you will probably get two drivers listed the E version and the SE version.
blacklist whichever you dont require in: /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf
to blacklist a driver - again in a terminal

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gksudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf
enter password
add this line to the end of the text file,

blacklist <name of driver here>

eg: blacklist r8192se_pci

save and restart:
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