Install Wireless driver in Debian/Ubuntu/Kali for Realtek RTL8821CE

This post is for those who are using Debian/Ubuntu/Kali and need to enable wireless using Realtek RTL8821CE network controller.

First of all check your wireless controller:

You should get something like (it means this post will be useful for you):

Before beginning, update your system and install git if you don’t have it yet:

Following steps are required before build driver:

Next, you will need to download source code to compile driver in your machine:

If you already installed the driver but with failures run, or you just want to upgrade, then run:

Clean any stale binaries:

And install again:

If installation fails, try installing Kernel headers and reinstall driver.

I solve problems to empower operations, maximize performance and increase profits.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store