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Old 04-16-2006, 05:08 AM   #1
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configuring wireless on FC5


I have a intel pro 3945abg wireless card how do i install and configure it on FC5. is there any gui utility toconnect and configure just like in windows. whre can i download the rpms for the driver and what are the steps to configure it. I am new to this so can someone explain it me in detail...thnx
 
Old 04-16-2006, 06:45 AM   #2
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There is an app called network-manager, in ubuntu the package is called network-manager-kde for kde and network-manager-gnome for gnome. this makes configuring wireless very easy.
 
Old 04-16-2006, 08:28 AM   #3
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thanx noteventime, please refer to
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...d.php?t=435644
 
Old 04-16-2006, 05:36 PM   #4
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I find wireless assistant works better. Network manager often stalls with the wep keys.
 
Old 04-16-2006, 11:04 PM   #5
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i think u didnt get my problem i havent been able to install my intel pro 3945 wireless driver for FC5 , please can u tell me how to do it i havent it before. I tried it and i got this
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...d.php?t=435644

plz help me out its been long time.
 
Old 04-17-2006, 05:59 AM   #6
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network-manager did the configuration work for me.
 
Old 04-18-2006, 01:57 AM   #7
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hey i think network manager is just an utility to connect to wireless but i need help in installing wireless driver. I ttried using ndiswrapper also but modprobe hangs completly the system.
 
  


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