March 12, 2012

What driver works for fedora with wi-fi

I just downloaded fedora onto my computer but now i am having a hard time logging onto the internet? what driver works best and where can i find a copy of it?

Hi!...

Hi!

The first thing you should do is figure out what wireless network card you have. One way (I'm sure there are several ways) to do this is to open up a terminal and type lspci. Some of the lines might contain Network Controller. What network controllers do you have? If it's a Broadcom (BCM43??) card, this guide might help you:
http://fedorasolved.org/mobile/fc-wireless/bcm43xx-yum-extras/?searchterm=broadcom

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As your question is posted there is no answer...

As your question is posted there is no answer
we do not have the correct information to even begin to answer .
1) what version of fedora ? 15,16 or something older ?
2) how are you connecting ?
cable ?
DSL ?
wi-fi usb dongle?
wireless to a clabe or fiber ?

most are built in

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For rpmfusion free release: su -c 'rpm -Uvh http://download1.rpmfusion.org...

For rpmfusion free release: su -c 'rpm -Uvh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-stable...'

and For rpmfusion non free release : su -c 'rpm -Uvh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-...'
Now again type as: sudo yum update
Now install the driver..... sudo yum install kmod-wl (assuming broadcom 802.11 wi-fi). for more info, please look : http://fedoramobile.org/

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It depends on the wireless chipset used in your computer. If it is a broadcom...

It depends on the wireless chipset used in your computer. If it is a broadcom chip, this link will help: http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=239922

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