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TP-Link TL-WN725N Wireless N Nano (WiFi, USB, 150 Mbps)

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TP-Link TL-WN725N Wireless N Nano (WiFi, USB, 150 Mbps)
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Updated: 09/04/2016 13:45

Review of Linux Compatibility

The USB stick TL-WN725N from TP-Link supports 802.11n WiFi with up to 150Mbps transfer rate and has a very small size of 1.5 cm x 1.9 cm x 0.7 cm.

The stick bases on the Realtek chip set RTL8188CUS and has the USB ID 0bda:8176

Bus 002 Device 004: ID 0bda:8176 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8188CUS 802.11n WLAN

The device is fully supported by Linux thanks to the kernel module rtl8192cu.

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7 Responses to “TP-Link TL-WN725N Wireless N Nano (WiFi, USB, 150 Mbps)”

  • mapusker says:

    can anyone help me install tl-wn725n on centos 6.5. I have tried almost everything since yesterday but haven’t been able to make it work

    • AMD_Fan says:

      Hello mapusker.
      1) which version of the TL-WN725N do you use, i.e. your “lsusb” output?
      2) What did you try so far, and at which step does an error occur?
      3) Please show us the error message (of the compiler, kernel “dmesg” or whatever is relevant at this step)

  • NikolaCA says:

    Flawless! Plug’n'Play!

  • James says:

    I know nothing about linux currently, would you be able to tell me how to make this device compatible with say ubuntu or lubuntu.

    • linuxprism says:

      It’s a bit complicated to guide you through an installation with such little info. Tell us your output of the lsusb command in order to see which version of the device you have? If you have version 2 with USB ID 0bda:8179, did you already try to follow the installation instruction of this article? And if yes, at which error do you stop?

  • Kasper Nilsson says:

    The git repository above is deprecated, but this one is up to date:

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