Help installation driver for wifi usb TL-WN725N

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Help installation driver for wifi usb TL-WN725N

Post by oswin » 2016/05/28 18:14:39

Hello everyone,

I am using Centos now for months and I never had no issue. So I buy a new computer without possibility to connect wired and have no wifi card. So I buyed an wifi usb and the driver are availble for Windows / Mac and Linux but:

- the .zip file that you can dowload, you can only acces the pdf file that explain the installation but not possible to extract the rest in the folder so folder (driver)

you can check the download file: http://nl.tp-link.com/download/TL-WN725N.html#Driver

So after some research i tried via git to install the driver, I did follow:

sudo yum install git-all.noarch and then
cd rtl8188eu
make all # receive at this line an error:

Error! echo
Your kernel headers for kernel 3.10.0-327.13.1.el7.x86_64 cannot be found at
/lib/modules/3.10.0-327.13.1.el7.x86_64/build or /lib/modules/3.10.0-327.13.1.el7.x86_64/source.


So I search but find nothing helpfull on internet, does someone now what I can try to do?

Any help is welcome.

Thanks in advance,
Oswin

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Re: Help installation driver for wifi usb TL-WN725N

Post by TrevorH » 2016/05/28 19:19:56

Run lsusb and take your device's vendor id and device id to the ELRepo web page and see if they already have a kmod driver for it.
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Re: Help installation driver for wifi usb TL-WN725N

Post by oswin » 2016/05/29 13:41:22

Hello TrevorH,

Thanks for your reply.

lsusb give me this as results:

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Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0bda:8179 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8188EUS 802.11n Wireless Network Adapter
So I search on ELRepo/package/id with my id 0bda:8179 and find this: https://elrepo.org/tiki/DeviceIDs
8188eu.ko
usb 0BDA:8179 kmod-8188eu => should be for my wifi usb?

So is follow the starting guide to connect ELRepo repisitory = everything works fine https://elrepo.org/tiki/tiki-index.php!

But when i type:

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sudo yum install kmod-8188eu

=> I receive error No package kmod-8188eu available.

I try the example asked on the start page:

For example, to install kmod-r8168 (Realtek r8168 NIC driver):

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yum install kmod-r8168 
=> but i changed the code to yum search kmod-r8168 and I found it (so I am connected to the ELRepo repisitory).

I tried:

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yum search kmod-r8188
= but same error No package available :cry:

how I can install the driver kmod-8188eu? And do I do something wrong?

Thanks.

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Re: Help installation driver for wifi usb TL-WN725N

Post by TrevorH » 2016/05/30 14:43:11

I don't see kmod-8188eu available for CentOS 7 though it is there for CentOS 6. Perhaps worth raising a bug report on the elrepo ticketing system and see if they can build it for el7.
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[Resolved] Re: Help installation driver for wifi usb TL-WN725N

Post by oswin » 2016/05/31 07:30:31

Hello TrevorH,

Thanks for your help, I will do so.

I put this thread on resolved and if I receive good or bad news from them I will post it later.

Thanks again, have a good day.

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Re: Help installation driver for wifi usb TL-WN725N

Post by giulix63 » 2016/05/31 07:49:46

It's in elrepo-testing.
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Re: Help installation driver for wifi usb TL-WN725N

Post by oswin » 2016/06/02 16:50:44

giulix63 wrote:It's in elrepo-testing.
Found it, you rock!!! Thanks a lot

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Re: Help installation driver for wifi usb TL-WN725N

Post by luckysl » 2018/10/31 13:57:10

I know this is a late reply, but this would help someone who is in trouble. The below worked for me:

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sudo yum --disablerepo=\* --enablerepo=elrepo install kmod-8188eu

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Re: Help installation driver for wifi usb TL-WN725N

Post by shop350 » 2019/01/10 16:29:57

Did not work for me, i got this:

Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks
Error getting repository data for elrepo, repository not found
luckysl wrote:
2018/10/31 13:57:10
I know this is a late reply, but this would help someone who is in trouble. The below worked for me:

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sudo yum --disablerepo=\* --enablerepo=elrepo install kmod-8188eu

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Re: Help installation driver for wifi usb TL-WN725N

Post by TrevorH » 2019/01/10 16:33:56

You have to install the ELRepo yum repository first. There's a link to the elrepo website in the 3rd post of this thread and tells you how to.
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