TP-Link AC600 & AC1300 (Archer T2U & T3U) Driver Installation for Jetson Modules

TP-Link AC600 & AC1300 (Archer T2U & T3U) Driver Installation for Jetson Modules

Jetson AGX Xavier | Jetson Nano | Jetson TX2 NX | Jetson Xavier NX

28 April 2021
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN?

1- Installing TP-Link AC600 & AC1300 driver on Jetson modules

2- Connecting to the Wi-Fi network

3- Checking the established connection


ENVIRONMENT

Hardware: DSBOARD-NX2 with NVIDIA Jetson Xavier NX

OS: Jetpack 4.5

Language: Bash

In this blog post, we will install TP-Link AC600 and AC1300 (Archer T2U and T3U) model mini wireless USB adapters’ driver.

To begin with, connect the adapter, check it with lsusb and install DKMS package:

$ lsusb

$ sudo apt install git dkms


With AC600



With AC1300



Then, clone adapter’s driver repository from Github and change the current path into it:

$ git clone -b v5.6.4.2 https://github.com/aircrack-ng/rtl8812au.git

$ cd rtl8812au



Next, type the installation script and reboot the device:

$ sudo make dkms_install

$ sudo reboot



Finally, connect to a Wi-Fi network, check the IP address and test the connection.



If we plug in the Wi-Fi adapter, the Wireless menu appears under the Settings->Network.



$ ifconfig wlan0

$ ping -c 10 www.google.com

 

With AC600





With AC1300






Thanks for reading.