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Old 03-23-2009, 06:41 PM   #1
georginux
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I canīt install my 3com USB wireless adapter in Fedora 9


Hi:
Iīm new to linux, i just intalled it on my laptop computer. Everything was going ok until I wanted to connect to the internet. The computer refuses to recognize my hardware (3CRUSB20075). I guess I need a driver. Can everyone help me to install this USB adapter. Otherwise a computer without internet is not useful.
 
Old 03-23-2009, 08:39 PM   #2
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Which desktop are you using (KDE or Gnome)

I'm gonna assume gnome as its the only one I'm used to.

Go to system>Administrator>Add/Remove software.

Now search for your wireless driver in that application.

The above will only work if you have a working Internet connection on the laptop.

So if you dont try below

So here is a good link to start with http://support.3com.com/infodeli/too...uxdownload.htm.

Read the installation instructions on the site.

alternativly you could use a ndiswrapper to use a binary driver I dont know how to do that but a google search brings many guides.
 
  


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