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Installing drivers for the TP-Link T2U/T3U Plus (AC600 or AC1300) Wireless Adapter

9/26/2021, 10:30:56 PM

This is mostly for my own benefit when I invariably format a computer using these adapters and forget how to get wifi working again:

Plug device in and ensure it is detected via lsusb:


For the T3U Plus, the ID is 2357:0138.

Archer T2U Nano (AC600)

Instructions from this StackOverflow answer

git clone
cd rtl8812au
sudo make dkms_install


Archer T3U Plus (AC1300)

Instructions from this GitHub repository, run as root:

git clone "" /usr/src/rtl88x2bu-git
sed -i 's/PACKAGE_VERSION="@PKGVER@"/PACKAGE_VERSION="git"/g' /usr/src/rtl88x2bu-git/dkms.conf
dkms add -m rtl88x2bu -v git
dkms autoinstall



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