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Old 04-30-2013, 02:22 PM   #1
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Ralink Wifi for Mageia 2


iḿ running Mageia 2 64bit on HP Pavilion B039TU Sleekbook, almost everything is running well except wifi and bluetooth.
according to the manual page, it use ralink.
i had tried urpmi ralink-firmware but still mageia couldn detect wifi hardware.

need help please
Old 05-02-2013, 09:05 AM   #2
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can you post exact name of wifi card given by lspci? i had some problems with java on 64bit and installed 32bit and that solved the problem alone! but as wifi is major problem for linux desktop users you may want to try to change distribution as well

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