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Old 08-24-2010, 11:48 PM   #1
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wifi configuration

I have a dell laptop and i have install centos 5 in it but i don not know to configure and start / connect wifi in centos

please guide the steps.

thanks ins advance
Old 08-25-2010, 01:30 AM   #2
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Centos DOCs


Check out this link:

Specifically, are you sure your wifi card has been recognized? Check to see that you see the device. Worst case scenario, you can hit the command line and lspci and check to see if the device is listed. (or, if it's a USB wifi stick, lsusb)...

Please update your progress!
Old 09-01-2010, 11:51 PM   #3
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I have used lspci but not output . do I need to install any package to wifi?
Old 09-02-2010, 04:20 AM   #4
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try /sbin/lspci -v and post the output


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