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Old 07-19-2008, 06:37 PM   #1
dTrowbridge
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Determining wireless card to connect to wlan


Complete Linux newb, made a very foolish mistake. I installed Fedora 9 on my laptop, but before doing so forgot to make a note of what my installed wireless card actually is. I installed on an Acer Aspire, 55700-2067. I'm sure there's a way to find out what kind of card I have, but haven't had much luck so far. Does anyone have suggestions as to how I can determine this (or actually know what the card is)?

Thanks everyone,
DGT
 
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type: lspci in the terminal window, it will give you the list of all your pci buses and devices.
 
  


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