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Old 03-23-2012, 10:07 PM   #1
kunyang
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Smile Can't connect Internet after installing Fedora 16


Hi, I am first user in Linux.

I installed fedora 16 in my labtop computer and it works well except network problem.



In wireless mode, it could not detect any wireless network.
(I am sure that there are many network available in my region and airplane mode is off)

Eventhough I plugged wire cable and typed a IP address,...etc all in IPv4, i does not work.
(At the network setting browser, they say internet is connected, but whenever I open a internet browser, they said 'failed to connect the internet' on the internet browser.)



My professors and friends said I should install Lan Driver for fedora 16.

But I failed to find it through googling and other methods....


Please help me and teach me what to do.

I will be approciate for anybody's fast and kind answer.

Thank you for all^^!!
 
Old 03-23-2012, 10:26 PM   #2
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Hi!

My experience with fedora(limited)says that it is not as simple as installing a package.

What does the gui say when you connect to a network?

What happend when you ping something like google.com?

//John
 
Old 03-24-2012, 04:27 AM   #3
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is this a VM install on windows 7 ?
if so there will not be any wireless

plug in a cable
 
Old 03-24-2012, 05:46 AM   #4
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Lets find out what is the state of your network.
Could you post the output for:
Code:
# ifconfig -a
and
Code:
dmesg | grep -i net
Also do you know if dhcp is anable? If not please post your resolv.conf
Maybe your just missing some settings to get it to work.

Before installing anything look at all settings to find the problem, sometimes installing things may result in more problems than solutions.

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