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i am using an acer aspire v3 571g laptop , it had come preloaded with windows 8 but due to some brainy tweaks from the os just vanished, and i had to install fedora 14
well thats working but i am unable to use the wifi nor play any media files or anything, not even the bluetooth, i dunno how this all works so please can you all helpp me
, expecting a lot from m you people out there
If I were you I would first install the newest Fedora, which is 18, soon to be 19. Fedora 14 reached end of life in December of 2011 so you'd have issues with updates (none) and software repositories. Also the newer version would have better support for newer hardware.
As for the codecs and post installation stuff to do there is a wealth of how-to's on Fedora Forums
but i am unable to use the wifi nor play any media files
as above fedora 14 is unsupported , the current is fedora 18
also fedora ( as per it's mandate) will NEVER ship with non free and non gpl software
fedora dose NOT support most music and video formats " Out of the Box"
for that you need third party repos ( some that are not located inside the US of A )
see the mjmwired guide
---- for Fedora 18 this will not work on the now dead fedora 14 ----- http://www.mjmwired.net/resources/mjm-fedora-f18.html
This report says that everything should work (except perhaps the webcam) http://www.linlap.com/acer_aspire_v3-571g
Bluetooth is said to need the 3.8 kernel. If that's the case, then Fedora 18 will be no use: you'll need Ubuntu 13.04 (or one of its derivatives — Kubuntu, Xubuntu — if you don't like Ubuntu's peculiar user interface).