Is the RTL8812AU chipset supported on Fedora 30?

Out of the box? If not, how to install the driver?

Hardware is supported or not supported by the linux kernel that a distribution uses. Some distributions like ubuntu are really rarley updating the linux kernel. In fedora the linux kernel is updated verry regularly, thus more hardware is supported.
You can try a bootable usbstick to check if all of your hardware is supported to your liking.
Further information to your chipset can you find in the gentoo wiki.

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It has to be manually installed, below is the information for the driver I used.

I had to manually install dkms, git and kernel-devel. (I’m on F30 XFCE)


Would you have the time to write a “howto” post on this please?

PS: edited your post to properly format the commands. Please use the formatting tools, especially with commands that users are meant to copy-paste. If they’re not marked as code blocks, they’ll be unicode and that’ll cause issues when pasted in terminals.

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Try this one:
rpmbuild --rebuild
rpm -Uvh $HOME/rpmbuild/RPMS/$HOSTTYPE/rtl8812au-kmod-5.3.4-1.$HOSTTYPE.rpm

Hi guys,
Although as mentioned i installed dkms, git and kernel-devel on fedora 30
i am getting the following error, any ideas please?

sudo ./
Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 5.0.9-301.fc30.x86_64 (x86_64)
Consult /var/lib/dkms/rtl8812au/5.3.4/build/make.log for more information.
Finished running dkms install steps.

please update with the new version, but first remove previous version:

sudo ./

and installing again…

if any error occurs please consult the following log:


where x.x.x is = 5.3.4 or


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I had the installation issue of awus036ach with chipset rtl8812au on Fedora 32, kernel 5.7.17. Finally installation done, first on VMware then on laptop directly.
sudo dnf update && sudo dnf upgrade
sudo dnf install dkms git kernel-devel bc make ##this is just in case if something not yet installed
mkdir ~/drivers
cd ~/drivers
sudo git clone GitHub - aircrack-ng/rtl8812au: RTL8812AU/21AU and RTL8814AU driver with monitor mode and frame injection
cd rtl*
sudo ./

to remove
sudo ./