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Edimax EW-7822UAC (AC1200, WiFi, Dual Band, USB 3.0)

Network 802.11ac, Edimax, USB, WiFi, Wireless

Edimax EW-7822UAC (AC1200, WiFi, Dual Band, USB 3.0)
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Updated: 24/02/2016 18:09

Review of Linux Compatibility

The Edimax EW-7822UAC is a USB WiFi stick, which supports wireless connections according to IEEE standard 802.11ac. The adapter bases on the Realtek RTL8812AU chipset and has the USB ID 7392:a822:

Bus 003 Device 002: ID 7392:a822 Edimax Technology Co., Ltd

Until now no driver for the EW-7822UAC is included in the standard Linux kernel. However, Edimax provides a Linux driver for this adapter (EW-7822UAC_linux_v4.2.2_7502.20130517.tar.gz), which has to be compiled from source per hand.

Alternatively, on can use a Open-Source Linux driver from by downloading the ZIP file which is available on the linked page. The downloaded file can be compiled by:

cd Downloads/rtl8812AU_8821AU_linux-master
sudo make install
sudo modprobe 8812au

The compilied kernel modul 8812au.ko will be used automatically for the stick after reboot.

Identified Hardware Configurations (1 Result)

This hardware component was used by Linux users under the following system configurations. These results were collected by our LHG Scan Tool:
Scan Date
Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa 3.19.0-32-generic - 24/11/2016

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