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  1. Download the code (clone it or download a zipped version)
  2. Move to directory:
    $ cd drivers/TL-WN722N_v2.0-Ralink/rtl8188EUS_linux_v4.3.0.8_13968.20150417
  3. Build the driver by running:
    $ make
  4. Install it:
    # make install
  5. Load dependent modules:
# modprobe lib80211
# modprobe cfg80211
  1. Insert the module into the Linux kernel:
    # insmod 8188eu.ko

Monitor mode

To enable monitor mode, first we need to know the name of the interface.

# iwconfig 
eth0      no wireless extensions.

wlan0 unassociated Nickname:"" Mode:Auto Frequency=2.412 GHz Access Point: Not-Associated
Retry:off RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off Encryption key:off Power Management:off Link Quality:0 Signal level:0 Noise level:0 Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0 Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:0 Missed beacon:0

lo no wireless extensions.

With the interface name (

in this case) we can enable monitor mode:
# iwconfig wlan0 mode Monitor

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