[Guide] TP-Link TL-WN725N Version 2 working with Volumio

How To: TP-Link TL-WN725N Version 2 working with Volumio

  1. Connect to your running Raspberry (with SSH or with a monitor and keyboard, i would use SSH because you need your usb ports)
  2. log in with “root” and “volumio”
  3. type in “uname -a”
  4. we searched for 3.10.36+ (in this case, this numbers can change with every volumio version)root@volumio:~# uname -a Linux volumio 3.10.36+ #662 PREEMPT Fri Apr 4 18:31:16 BST 2014 armv61 GNU/Linux
  5. go to this page: http://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?p=462982
  6. we need this one3.10.36+ #662, #664 - 8188eu-20140117.tar.gz 3.10.36+ #665, #666 - 8188eu-20140117.tar.gz
  7. type in “wget https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/80256631/8188eu-20140117.tar.gz
  8. type in “tar -zxvf 8188eu-20140117.tar.gz”
  9. type in “sudo install -p -m 644 8188eu.ko /lib/modules/$(uname -r)/kernel/drivers/net/wireless”
  10. type in “sudo insmod /lib/modules/$(uname -r)/kernel/drivers/net/wireless/8188eu.ko”
  11. type in “sudo depmod -a”
  12. reboot with “sudo shutdown -r now”

if all went right you can control it with “ifconfig”, wlan0 should be there