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Old 03-23-2006, 01:14 PM   #1
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How to get wireless working on FC5

I have a NetGear WG311 v3 wireless card at home, with a WPA2 (AES) protected network. I installed FC5 last night, with no issues -- except for my connection.

This is not unusual, as I had the same problems with my Ubuntu install. Easily fixed by setting up ndiswrapper, ndisgtk (GUI for ndiswrapper), and wpa_supplicant. All of which were available as .deb packages that I downloaded from a Windows machine.

How do I do the same with Fedora (I'm new to RPM machines, and still a newbie to Linux)? Do I even need to go through all of that with this new version? Is there a better way (I hope)?

Thanks for the assistance!
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Just follow the directions from the ndiswrapper site;
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OK, so ndiswrapper and wpa_supplicant are still needed by Core 5? That's what I wanted to confirm.

I guess I was hoping for something easier...


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