it truly works OUT OF THE box 😀 (without complicated manual compilation of drivers)
this screenshot says “disabled” because wifi adapters were “soft blocked”
# tested on lsb_release -d Description: Debian GNU/Linux 12 (bookworm) (x86 and ARMv7 (ODROID XU4)) su - root apt update apt install rfkill rfkill ID TYPE DEVICE SOFT HARD 0 wlan phy0 blocked unblocked 1 wlan phy1 blocked unblocked # to unblock all wifi adapters rfkill unblock wifi lsusb Bus 002 Device 012: ID 7392:7822 Edimax Technology Co., Ltd EW-7612UAn V2 802.11n Wireless Adapter [Realtek RTL8192CU] # list all wireless network devices iwconfig wlx08beac29f632 IEEE 802.11 ESSID:"SSIDOFAP" Mode:Managed Frequency:2.422 GHz Access Point: XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX Bit Rate=150 Mb/s Tx-Power=20 dBm Retry short limit:7 RTS thr=2347 B Fragment thr:off Encryption key:off Power Management:off Link Quality=36/70 Signal level=-74 dBm Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0 Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:2 Missed beacon:0 # it works even despite dmesg complaining about missing driver [31698.385927] usb 2-1: new high-speed USB device number 12 using xhci_hcd [31698.535954] usb 2-1: New USB device found, idVendor=7392, idProduct=7822, bcdDevice= 2.00 [31698.535974] usb 2-1: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3 [31698.535981] usb 2-1: Product: 802.11n WLAN Adapter [31698.535986] usb 2-1: Manufacturer: Realtek [31698.535991] usb 2-1: SerialNumber: XXXXXXXXXXXXXX [31699.118637] rtl8192cu: Chip version 0x11 [31699.151727] rtl8192cu: Board Type 0 [31699.151801] rtl_usb: rx_max_size 15360, rx_urb_num 8, in_ep 1 [31699.151827] rtl8192cu: Loading firmware rtlwifi/rtl8192cufw_TMSC.bin [31699.151933] ieee80211 phy1: Selected rate control algorithm 'rtl_rc' [31699.152033] usb 2-1: firmware: failed to load rtlwifi/rtl8192cufw_TMSC.bin (-2) [31699.152038] firmware_class: See https://wiki.debian.org/Firmware for information about missing firmware [31699.152051] usb 2-1: firmware: failed to load rtlwifi/rtl8192cufw_TMSC.bin (-2) [31699.152055] usb 2-1: Direct firmware load for rtlwifi/rtl8192cufw_TMSC.bin failed with error -2 [31699.152071] usb 2-1: firmware: failed to load rtlwifi/rtl8192cufw.bin (-2) [31699.152082] usb 2-1: firmware: failed to load rtlwifi/rtl8192cufw.bin (-2) [31699.152085] usb 2-1: Direct firmware load for rtlwifi/rtl8192cufw.bin failed with error -2 [31699.152088] rtlwifi: Loading alternative firmware rtlwifi/rtl8192cufw.bin [31699.152673] usbcore: registered new interface driver rtl8192cu [31699.164575] rtl8192cu 2-1:1.0 wlx08beac29f632: renamed from wlan0
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