Ubuntu – How to install a wireless adapter D-Link DWA-131


Recently I built new PC with Ubuntu OS 14.04 (64bit). I noticed the D-Link Wireless N Nano USB Adapter doesn't get detected and installed automatically.

Following are the adapter specifications:

  • Model No: DWA-131
  • Hardware Version : E1
  • Firmware Version : 5.00

How to install this wireless adapter?

Best Answer

I added a driver for this adapter to PPA. It can be installed by running:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hanipouspilot/rtlwifi
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install rtl8192eu-dkms
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