PI_newbee
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For MrEngman --> tp-link WN821N driver

Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:17 am

Hi !
I have followed one of yours posts on how to install wifi adapter.
Can you please check the download link on dropbox because i can not download any of the files listed in your posts.

I always get message that the file is missing..

Best regards !
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Re: For MrEngman --> tp-link WN821N driver

Fri Mar 24, 2017 10:47 am

PI_newbee wrote:Hi !
I have followed one of yours posts on how to install wifi adapter.
Can you please check the download link on dropbox because i can not download any of the files listed in your posts.

I always get message that the file is missing..

Best regards !
PIN
The drivers I compile were installed on Dropbox but they have made a major change to their web site and its really screwed things up. Really annoying to say the least so I have moved the drivers to a new site. You will need to download and install a new script to use the new site.

Download and install the new version of the script with commands

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sudo wget http://www.fars-robotics.net/install-wifi -O /usr/bin/install-wifi
sudo chmod +x /usr/bin/install-wifi
The command

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sudo install-wifi -h
will show details on using it.

To install the driver on your current kernel you should just need to run command

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sudo install-wifi
This will select the driver you need and automatically download and install it.




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PI_newbee
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Re: For MrEngman --> tp-link WN821N driver

Thu Mar 30, 2017 6:03 pm

I got tears in my eyes :-). I followed your instructions and it just worked ! Great job !
Tell me, do you know how can i connect automatically (after reboot) to my wifi network ?

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Re: For MrEngman --> tp-link WN821N driver

Thu Mar 30, 2017 6:16 pm

PI_newbee wrote:I got tears in my eyes :-). I followed your instructions and it just worked ! Great job !
Tell me, do you know how can i connect automatically (after reboot) to my wifi network ?

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Once you get WiFi working, reconnect after reboot should happen automagically, as long as your AP is within range of your Raspberry.
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Re: For MrEngman --> tp-link WN821N driver

Mon Apr 03, 2017 9:58 am

I was bit out of wifi range. My bad.
Everything is working perfect !

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Re: For MrEngman --> tp-link WN821N driver

Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:22 am

Dear Engman,

thanks a lot for the How, you save me a lot of time

Regards
Srikanth Kamath

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Re: For MrEngman --> tp-link WN821N driver

Tue Dec 31, 2019 3:03 pm

Many, many thanks. From other searches, I knew MrEngman was generously helping the community like this. The driver worked on the first try with no missteps. I can't give a full throated endorsement of this USB WiFi dongle. The performance was seriously not good on both my Windows and Ubuntu laptops. On a Pi3 however, this dongle with this driver are fantastic.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07JQ ... le_o05_s01

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Re: For MrEngman --> tp-link WN821N driver

Tue Dec 31, 2019 3:52 pm

Good to be able to help when I can, thank you.


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Re: For MrEngman --> tp-link WN821N driver

Sun Feb 16, 2020 10:35 pm

Install script is gone???
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Re: For MrEngman --> tp-link WN821N driver

Tue Feb 18, 2020 1:28 am

Yeah, thanks, but I already found another way, and just had to follow an outline to compile the drivers more manually myself.
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Re: For MrEngman --> tp-link WN821N driver

Tue Feb 18, 2020 6:01 am

What a Bozo mistake this was. I am not even sure today why I purchased this as I have lots of other wifi dongles that just work without a lot of BS. Even on my fixed, retired budget, I have better ways to waste my time than to fool around getting a POS like this to work. I have a lot of dongles that work out-of- the-box with Linux and Raspbian...don't need this garbage or anything else this bogus company markets. Never again, Tp-Link, forever to be known by me as Toilet Paper Link.

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