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I am a newbie running f14,i quite enjoy it except that i cant get it to connect to internet.am using a qualcomm usb modem,i have tried setting it up with network manager but with no luck.just three dayz ago i used the command"dmesg"to see if the system detect it and YES it does but doesnt give me the port to which it attach to. Again,i tried to yum update but all i get was "cannot locate repository metadata" and after much effort i got to know that i cant update yum without connecting to the internet.am using the 22.214.171.124-45.fc14.i686 kernel....LQ expert pls help me out.
Tanx for helpin etech3...using lspci
My laptop model:toshiba Satellite M35X PSA72U-2KS00U...
Network:realtek semiconductor RTL8139/8139C/8139CT....
Wifi:Atheros comm inc atheros AR5001X WNA (rev 01)...
Cpu vendor:genuine intel...
Ever since av bn using it i avnt done any installation successfully,all i get was "cannot retrieve repository metadata" and yes i avnt connected to the internet before,nt even LAN....if it requires that i do a fresh installation i'd do it and i'd be eager to follow everything you tell me..