Realtek RTL8761B

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Realtek RTL8761B is a USB Bluetooth 5.0 dongle made by Realtek. It is identified by lsusb as 0bda:8771 Realtek Semiconductor Corp.

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The dongle has been supported by the bt_trl (CONFIG_BT_RTL since Linux 5.8. The driver requires firmware. The firmware has been available in the linux-formware package since April 2020.

You will need to upgrade your kernel to 5.8+ if you have an older kernel and you want to use this donge.

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Linuxuzer

one month ago
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`linux-firmware package` still doesn't contains firmware files for 8761B version. They can be compiled and added manually. Also it works on kernels before 5.8 but with kernel patch.

I made it works on 5.4 kernel as described here: https://foru...237#p1917237
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