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
 0 wlan phy0   blocked unblocked
 1 wlan phy1   blocked unblocked

# to unblock all wifi adapters
rfkill unblock wifi

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
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 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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