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USB Bluetooth Module
LM910 BCM20702A0Bluetooth Smart Readyv4.0YesWidcomm v.5.6.0.8800Yes6.5.1.6812Yes12.0.1.750Yes12.0.0.7820, BlueSoleil 10.0.492.1, 8.0.338.0;Yes12.0.1.750YesBlueSoleil 10.0.492.1; 12.0.1.751 (Not searching)NoN/AYesYesYes1.12
USB Bluetooth Adapter
LM506 BCM20702A0Bluetooth Smart Readyv4.0YesWidcomm v.5.6.0.8800Yes6.5.1.6812Yes12.0.1.750Yes12.0.0.7820, BlueSoleil 10.0.492.1, 8.0.338.0;Yes12.0.1.750YesBlueSoleil 10.0.492.1; 12.0.1.751 (Not searching)NoN/AYesYesYes1.12
LM540Bluecore4,BC41B143A07Bluetooth Classicv2.1Yes5.1.2600.5512Yes6.1.7601.17889, BlueSoleil 10.0.492.1, 8.0.338.0;Yes6.3.9600.16523Yes6.3.9600.17415, BlueSoleil 10.0.492.1, 8.0.338.0;Yes10.0.10586.0YesBlueSoleil 10.0.492.1, 8.0.338.0; 10.0.10240.16384 (Not searching)YesYesYesYes48.39
LM1010BCM20702B0Bluetooth Smart Readyv4.0Yes5.6.0.8800YesBlueSoleil 10.0.492.1Yes6.3.9600.16523 & 6.3.9600.16481 (BLE)Yes6.3.9600.17826 & 6.3.9600.16481 (BLE); BlueSoleil 10.0.492.1Yes10.0.10586.63 & 10.0.10586.63 (BLE)YesBlueSoleil 10.0.492.1NoN/AYesYes
USB WiFi Module
LM820RTL8188CUSWi-Fi802.11n Yes1010.0.917.2010Yes1024.11.222.2014Yes1027.4.630.2015Yes1027.4.630.2015Yes1027.4.630.2015Yes1027.4.630.2015NoN/AYesYesYesYes2
LM821RTL8188CUSWi-Fi802.11n Yes1010.0.917.2010Yes1024.11.222.2014Yes1027.4.630.2015Yes1027.4.630.2015Yes1027.4.630.2015Yes1027.4.630.2015NoN/AYesYesYesYes2
USB WiFi Adapter
LM005RTL8192CU Wi-Fi802.11nNoN/AYes1024.11.222.2014Yes1027.4.630.2015Yes1027.4.630.2015Yes1027.4.630.2015Yes1027.4.630.2015NoN/AYesYes2
LM006RTL8188CUSWi-Fi802.11n Yes1010.0.917.2010Yes1024.11.222.2014Yes1027.4.630.2015Yes1027.4.630.2015Yes1027.4.630.2015Yes1027.4.630.2015NoN/AYesYesYesYes2
LM808RTL8811AUWi-Fi802.11acNoN/AYes1024.11.222.2014Yes1027.4.630.2015Yes1027.4.630.2015NoN/AYesYesNoNo
LM809RTL8192CUWi-Fi802.11nYes1010.0.917.2010Yes1024.11.222.2014Yes1027.4.630.2015Yes1027.4.630.2015Yes1027.4.630.2015Yes1027.4.630.2015NoN/AYesYesYesYes2
LM816RTL8188EUSWi-Fi802.11nYes1027.6.417.2015Yes1024.11.222.2014Yes1027.4.630.2015Yes1027.4.630.2015Yes1027.4.630.2015Yes1027.4.630.2015YesYesYes
USB Bluetooth Dual Mode/ WiFi Module
LM811RTL8723BWi-Fi + Bluetooth Smart Ready802.11n & v4.0NoN/AYes WIFI6.1.7601.17889 (for bluetooth driver), 1024.11.222.2014 (for WIFI driver)NoN/AYes WIFI6.3.9600.17826 (for bluetooth driver), 1027.4.630.2015 (for WIFI driver)Yes WIFI10.0.10586.63 (for bluetooth driver), 1027.4.630.2015 (for WIFI driver)Yes WIFI (for bluetooth driver), 1027.4.630.2015 (for WIFI driver)NoN/A
USB Bluetooth Dual Mode/ WiFi Adapter
LM817RTL8723BWi-Fi + Bluetooth Smart Ready802.11n & v4.0NoN/AYes WIFI6.1.7601.17889 (for bluetooth driver), 1024.11.222.2014 (for WIFI driver)NoN/AYes WIFI6.3.9600.17826 (for bluetooth driver), 1027.4.630.2015 (for WIFI driver)Yes WIFI10.0.10586.63 (for bluetooth driver), 1027.4.630.2015 (for WIFI driver)Yes WIFI (for bluetooth driver), 1027.4.630.2015 (for WIFI driver)NoN/A

LM808: Linux driver installation and compilation

Introduction

The LM808 wireless AC USB dongle uses the Realtek RTL8811AU integrated controller; the drivers for which are provided by Realtek. However, at the time of writing, the official Realtek driver release is quite out of date and only supports older kernel versions.

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LM811: Linux driver installation

WiFi

The WiFi driver can be downloaded from here: https://github.com/lwfinger/rtl8723bu If you are compiling on the Raspberry Pi 2 or another ARM device you will need to change the SUBARCH build parameter in the Makefile to “arm”.

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LM807: Linux driver installation and compilation

This article will guide you through compiling and installing the Linux drivers for the LM807 wireless adapter which contains the Realtek RTL8192DU IC. Read more

LM809, LM006, LM820 & LM821: Linux driver installation

There are three different drivers available for these products. We recommend that you use the ‘in kernel tree’ driver where possible, which essentially makes these products plug & play in most Linux distributions which use a recent version of the Kernel. Read more

Linux WiFi Ad-hoc mode

Ad-hoc, or IBSS mode allows you to create a wireless network without a central access point. This guide demonstrates a simple Ad-hoc network using one of our adapters and some basic tools found in most modern Linux distributions.

  • At the present time, IBSS may suffer from high levels of packet loss due to an issue with the driver.

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