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wifi card TP-LINK TL-WN725N v2 [Realtek RTL8188EUS]
model: TP-LINK TL-WN725N v2 [Realtek RTL8188EUS](model id: 1277)
possible other names of the device:
TP-LINK TL-WN725N 150Mbps Wireless N Nano USB Adapter.
Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8188EUS 802.11n Wireless Network Adapter.
COMFAST CF-WU810N.
CD-R King CW-5370 Wireless-N USB Network Adapter (150Mbps)
vendor:
Realtek Semiconductor Corp.
VendorID:ProductID code of the device:
0bda:8179
year of commercialization:
2013
interface:
USB
tested on:
Debian GNU/Linux 8 jessie
Debian GNU/Linux 9 stretch
Trisquel 6.0 Toutatis
Trisquel 7.0 Belenos
tested with the following kernel libre:
3.13-gnu
does it work with free software?
no
free driver used:
rtl8188eu
Description:

This is the second version of the device with the same name, TL-WN725N. Please note it uses a different chip.

The RTL8188EUS chip requires nonfree firmware. The driver is not yet included in Linux, the kernel, and can be downloaded from here.

$ lsusb -vvv Bus 001 Device 001: ID 0bda:8179 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8188EUS 802.11n Wireless Network Adapter Couldn't open device, some information will be missing Device Descriptor: bLength 18 bDescriptorType 1 bcdUSB 2.00 bDeviceClass 0 (Defined at Interface level) bDeviceSubClass 0 bDeviceProtocol 0 bMaxPacketSize0 64 idVendor 0x0bda Realtek Semiconductor Corp. idProduct 0x8179 RTL8188EUS 802.11n Wireless Network Adapter bcdDevice 0.00 iManufacturer 1 iProduct 2 iSerial 3 bNumConfigurations 1 Configuration Descriptor: bLength 9 bDescriptorType 2 wTotalLength 39 bNumInterfaces 1 bConfigurationValue 1 iConfiguration 0 bmAttributes 0xa0 (Bus Powered) Remote Wakeup MaxPower 500mA Interface Descriptor: bLength 9 bDescriptorType 4 bInterfaceNumber 0 bAlternateSetting 0 bNumEndpoints 3 bInterfaceClass 255 Vendor Specific Class bInterfaceSubClass 255 Vendor Specific Subclass bInterfaceProtocol 255 Vendor Specific Protocol iInterface 0 Endpoint Descriptor: bLength 7 bDescriptorType 5 bEndpointAddress 0x81 EP 1 IN bmAttributes 2 Transfer Type Bulk Synch Type None Usage Type Data wMaxPacketSize 0x0200 1x 512 bytes bInterval 0 Endpoint Descriptor: bLength 7 bDescriptorType 5 bEndpointAddress 0x02 EP 2 OUT bmAttributes 2 Transfer Type Bulk Synch Type None Usage Type Data wMaxPacketSize 0x0200 1x 512 bytes bInterval 0 Endpoint Descriptor: bLength 7 bDescriptorType 5 bEndpointAddress 0x03 EP 3 OUT bmAttributes 2 Transfer Type Bulk Synch Type None Usage Type Data wMaxPacketSize 0x0200 1x 512 bytes bInterval 0

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