It takes time setting up work computers. Some might be missed. To accelerate and standardize the post-Ubuntu-installatuion process, I create this post to take notes about the driver, software, and customization.Continue reading “Ubuntu: My Missing Manuals”
There is no built-in support for Realtek RTL8812AU in Linux. To enable, I have to download the RTL8122AU driver source code, compile to a kernel module, and add to the kernel.
Following USB wireless dongles use the RTL8812AU chipset:
- D-Link DWA-171 A1
- Edimax EW-7811UTC
- netis WF2190
- TP-Link Archer T2U Ver 3.0 (RTL8811AU)
For Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and 20.04LTS, follow these steps:
$sudo apt-get update $sudo apt-get install dkms git $git clone https://github.com/aircrack-ng/rtl8812au.git $cd ~/rtl8812au $sudo make dkms_install $sudo modprobe 88XXau
- Install and Configure Rime for iBus
- Install and Configure Pinyin for iBus
- Install and Configure Google Pinyin for iBus
- Install and Configure Rime for Fcitx
- Install and Configure Google Pinyin for Fcitx
- Remove Google Pinyin for Fcitx and Restore Rime for iBus
- Switch Between iBus and Fcitx
I need to run a Windows desktop application to keep track of my expanse. Because CodeWeavers needs Android and Asus ChromeBox CN60 doesn’t have Android support yet according to the list, the only solution is remote access.
Eventually, I realize the lack of RDP-compatible client on ChromeOS makes it impossible to access VirtualBox from CN60.
I have an Android with 4G Internet access. I connect it to Ubuntu via a USB cable and enable the USB Tethering in Android. The Ubuntu identify it in “Ethernet Connected” → “Wired connection 2” immediately.
My next step is to share internet from Ubuntu notebook through its built-in Ethernet and WiFi. Here is how.
After upgrading to a new release, my ThinkPad x131e becomes considerable slower while booting into Linux. Because everything works normally after login, I didn’t pay too much attention. Now I found the reason is related to waiting for resume.