ALFA AWUS036ACS KaliPi Driver Install Instructions (Raspberry Pi w/ Kali OS)

This article was made to help alleviate challenges involved with using the Realtek RTL8812AU chip's out-of-kernel USB WiFi adapter drivers with a Raspberry Pi running Kali Linux.

This driver was provided by our good friend over on GitHub, morrownr.


Step 1:
Copy & paste or type the following command into Terminal to make sure your version of KaliPi is up to date.

sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade

Make sure to reboot after all updates are complete.

Step 2:
Copy & paste or type the following commands one line at a time into Terminal.

sudo apt install -y kalipi-kernel-headers build-essential bc dkms git
mkdir -p ~/src
cd ~/src
git clone
cd ~/src/8821au-20210708
sudo ./

How to Remove the Driver:
Copy & paste or type the following commands into Terminal.

cd ~/src/8821au-20210708
sudo ./

The GitHub author welcomes suggestions and pull requests.