Install and configure wifi usb receiver

Hello, I’ve bought a BrosTrend wifi adapter to have 5ghz on my Raspberry Pi 2 running osmc. The problem I have is I’m not able to install the wifi driver. If I’m not wrong I need to install 8821cu driver but after some attempts I couldn’t get it working.

Can someone help me with this? :slight_smile:

Hi,

With the dongle plugged in, please provide the output of:

lsusb

It may need installing, so if you get command not found, please install with:

sudo apt-get install usbutils

Thanks Tom

This is what I get with the lsusb:

osmc@osmc:~$ lsusb
Bus 001 Device 007: ID 0bda:c811 Realtek Semiconductor Corp.
Bus 001 Device 004: ID 148f:5370 Ralink Technology, Corp. RT5370 Wireless Adapter
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0424:ec00 Standard Microsystems Corp. SMSC9512/9514 Fast Ethernet Adapter
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0424:9514 Standard Microsystems Corp. SMC9514 Hub
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

I think it’s the firmware-misc-nonfree package you need to install.

https://packages.debian.org/buster/firmware-misc-nonfree

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