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Old 03-05-2004, 05:15 AM   #1
neoraven
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hi i'm a linux newbie....

have been trying to fix my wireless card WF721-AEX. without success. i am using fedora and everytime i try to execute a command like " cardctl ident " or iwconfig or stuff like that...Why do i get always " command not found".

i'm missing out something big here....please help me out .
 
Old 03-05-2004, 07:17 AM   #2
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To use any command it must be on your path, if not you must give the exact path of the command to exececute it. For example, if /usr/bin is not on your path, even you type ls command it will not work, even your current directory is /usr/bin, it will not work. use command "locate cardctl " if it is there already, if not use "locate -u" as root to update the database, then issue the first command. If it is still not there, you have not got the program installed yet.
 
Old 03-05-2004, 02:03 PM   #3
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Not directly network related. Moved to Linux->Newbie
 
  


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