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Re: [Bug 1240940] Re: Need support for Realtek Wifi card rtl8723be [10ec:b723]


That's great news.

Does the git repo below = the package with the kernel headers installed?

I.e. are the instructions below everything I need to do to install on a
stock Ubuntu 14.04 with the 3.13 kernel?


On 14-09-21 03:02 AM, Paweł Kowalik wrote:
> >From https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=83641#c1
> "There is a new version of this driver at GitHub. You will need to have
> the package with the kernel headers installed.
> git clone http://github.com/lwfinger/rtlwifi_new.git
> cd rtlwifi_new
> make
> sudo make install
> This version of the driver will be submitted for inclusion in kernel
> 3.18. I ran it for 39 hours with no disconnects."
> ** Bug watch added: Linux Kernel Bug Tracker #83641
>    http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=83641

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  Need support for Realtek Wifi  card rtl8723be [10ec:b723]

Status in HWE Next Project:
  Fix Released
Status in HWE Next trusty series:
  Fix Released
Status in “linux” package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
Status in “linux” source package in Trusty:
  Fix Released

Bug description:
  This device is appearing in some OEM machines, but driver is not yet
  available upstream.

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