It's been my experience to fix the problem is to blacklist the onboard wifi nic, Then reboot and the new wifi dongle should work. That is if it's a wifi dongle that works out of the box with Linux.I didn't think of a possibility of wifi driver support never being there. Return is not possible now. I'm trying to replace mediatek with an intel.
By replacing are we talking about pulling out a soldering tool and removing the onboard nic or blacklisting the onboard and plugging in the wifi dongle that OP purchased?It's a start. Now we just need someone to step-in that can decipher the code from your origial post in this thread
Oh, yeah, roger that--
Found the Advanced Hardware Support! Great thinking Condobloke-
* Xfce and Xfce-AHS (Advanced Hardware Support) long key ID: 9B68A1E8B9B6375C: “Dolphin Oracle (mx linux) <[email protected]>” fingerprint: F62EDEAA3AE70A9C99DAC4189B68A1E8B9B6375C
so for those that don’t need the newer open source graphics stack, there is little point is using AHS