How to Install Realtek rtl8821ce WIFI Driver on Ubuntu 18.04 & Ubuntu 20.04

How to Install Realtek rtl8821ce WIFI Driver on Ubuntu

If you are facing any wifi issues like the Wireless network (Wi-Fi) option is not available in your latest Ubuntu 18.04 or Ubuntu 20.04 install it’s always recommended to update all your driver. if you are using a wifi adapter with rtl8821ce chip this article will help you fix all your wifi issues by installing Realtek rtl8821ce WIFI Driver on Ubuntu.

Install Realtek rtl8821ce WIFI Driver on Ubuntu 18.04 & Ubuntu 20.04

Prerequisite: You need to have a wired internet connection to follow further steps

Step 1: You need to open the terminal using Ctrl+Alt+T or from the menu

Step 2: Now you need to update all the system packages using the following command “sudo apt update

Install Realtek rtl8821ce WIFI Driver on Ubuntu

Step 3: Now install the required packages using the following command “sudo apt install git build-essential dkms

Install Realtek rtl8821ce WIFI Driver on Ubuntu 18.04

Step 4: Now use git to clone the Realtek RTL8821CE Driver by copying and pasting the command in terminal

git clone https://github.com/tomaspinho/rtl8821ce
Install Realtek rtl8821ce WIFI Driver on Ubuntu 20.04

Step 5: Move to the repository directory by typing the command “cd rtl8821ce

Step 6: Use the following command to make the script of dkms-installation executable “chmod +x dkms-install.sh

Step 7: Now make the dkms-remove script executable by entering the following “chmod +x dkms-remove.sh

Step 8: Execute the installation script using the below-mentioned command

sudo ./dkms-install.sh

By following all the steps shown above the script will successfully install Realtek rtl8821ce WIFI Driver on Ubuntu, you will be able to use Wi-Fi easily if you are having any kind of issue you can easily reach me out on Twitter @Devenderkg

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