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Old 02-13-2013, 12:13 AM   #1
raman36127
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Wireless Issue -Dell Vostro 1520 - Fedora 11 (Broadcom corporation BCM 4312 802.11b/g


Wireless Issue -Dell Vostro 1520 - Fedora 13 (Broadcom corporation BCM 4312 802.11b/g (rev 01) )

#lspci

(with this command you can find the details)

First rum this command as a root user

# rpm -Uvh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/...ble.noarch.rpm http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfr...ble.noarch.rpm

Now update the system.



#yum -y update
#yum -y install broadcom-wl
#yum install kmod-wl-PAE

After this reboot your system.
Hope your wirelss working.
 
Old 02-13-2013, 03:02 PM   #2
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If you are still using Fedora 11 do yourself a favor and upgrade to a supported version of the OS before following the advices.
 
Old 03-07-2013, 11:03 PM   #3
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Here's the new Fedora 18 raman

http://fedoraproject.org/get-fedora

I'm running Fedora 17 and my wireless works great!

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