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Just installed Loki on a desktop with a Realtek (RTL8111/RTL8168) ethernet card, and the LAN does not work. Apparently this is an issue with the card, so to fix it I went to:

How To get your Realtek RTL8111/RTL8168 working (updated guide)

and downloaded the driver manually from my laptop (since I have no internet connection on that PC). Now, to install it I need to first blacklist the old driver with:

sudo sh -c 'echo blacklist r8169 >> /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf'

which worked, and then simply:

sudo ./autorun.sh

The problem is that this results in:

./autorun.sh: 30: ./autorun.sh: make: not found

which is apparently fixed with:

sudo apt-get install build-essential

but I have no internet connection to do that!

Am I doing something wrong? Is it really this difficult to get LAN internet connection with Loki using a Realtek card?

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Forget about that. Just download the .deb file from here and then install it on the other pc with sudo apt install ./r8168*.deb

That version is for Loki only. If you decide to use Juno you'd need to download this version

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