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Old 04-21-2008, 06:57 PM   #1
mhaighdeam
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Talking Linux-friendly wireless (Fedora Core 6)


I am running Fedora Core 6. I have recently moved to a new area where wireless internet connections are possible. My computer uses an AMD chipset and I would like to know what hardware would work the best with my version of Linux and where I may need to go online to get the appropriate drivers. PLEASE!
 
Old 04-21-2008, 07:28 PM   #2
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What kind of wireless device do you have? This could also be found on-line through the computer's specs if one knew which computer. Anyway, check fedoramobile.org or something.
 
Old 04-21-2008, 07:30 PM   #3
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Welcome to LQ.

When you say "AMD chipset" it's not obvious if your computer already has wireless. Also, is it a desktop or laptop?

I've had good luck with the Intel 2200 wireless and now the iwl4965. The latter seemed to work best after I upgraded my kernel to 2.24.

If you are talking about buying a wireless card, I would suggest some Google searches. Also, search here at LQ.
 
Old 04-26-2008, 03:22 PM   #4
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Talking gratis

Thank you for the suggestions, and the website listing.
 
  


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