Topton L4 umpc WiFi help

There is a consensus in this forum that eMMC and NVMe is not very Linux friendly, i.e., it is not impossible but difficult to install Linux on it.

Those types of storage behaves more like a micro SD card than conventional SSD/HDD.

The installation instructions are in the link above.
Jut follow line by line and you should be fine. If you run into trouble, ask.

Okay, I'll give it a whirl.

Thanks to everyone that chipped in their wooden nickels.

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sudo apt install build-essential -y
mkdir -p ~/build
cd ~/build
sudo apt install git
git clone
cd rtl8821CU
sudo make install

Michel, this is a good option, too. But with DKMS, as in the link above, the user does not need to reinstall the WiFi Drivers everytime the kernel upgrades.


Just found the info on the net, people said it worked so i thought lets just post it here. :grin:

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It's a good option, really. And an easy walkthrough - as you just posted it.

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Another, possibly easier thing for you to temporarily get wifi, if your phone supports it, is Bluetooth tethering. Pair the devices, then in the Bluetooth settings, while connected hit the gear on your phone and share internet. Make sure to enable your phone wifi and disable your mobile data.

I read "USB NIC" as a USB plug-in dongle, or am I wrong.
If so the OP may have an option to use a different USB NIC