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Trying to install software/drivers for wireless dongle on my Fedora Linux box. I have downloaded and expanded my files into my /home/me/Downloads.
In my example: /home/cjh/Downloads/LinuxDriver4Fedora_v126.96.36.199
This is where the make file is.
I run make and get an error:
"make -C /lib/modules/3.4.2-1.fc16.i686/build SUBDIRS=/home/cjh/Downloads/LinuxDriver4Fedora_v188.8.131.52/os/linux modules
make: *** /lib/modules/3.4.2-1.fc16.i686/build: No such file or directory. Stop.
make: *** [LINUX] Error 2"
The directory "/home/cjh/Downloads/LinuxDriver4Fedora_v184.108.40.206/os/linux" does exist.
What am I missing? I have run it as myself and root and get the same error.
before you DO ANYTHING !!!!!
see that bit " fc16"
that is the very old and long DEAD fedora 16
-- DO NOT USE!!!! --
it went END OF LIFE on Feb. 2013
16 has NOT !!! had a security update in 2 YEARS!!!
-- DO NOT USE!!!! --
install the current Fedora 21
install the driver
16 is end of life... but it also does some things better than F21 - which has intermittent hangs (usually temporary) which F16 doesn't have. NetworkManager seems to work better... so far. Systemd also seems to work a bit better.