LinuxQuestions.org
Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Closed Thread
  Search this Thread
Old 01-30-2006, 10:39 PM   #1
bighops2000
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jan 2006
Posts: 4

Rep: Reputation: 0
Linux-illiterate user needs help with his wireless card.


I just put red hat fedora on my dell laptop. I have no clue how to install my wireless card. I am very new to linux and have no idea how this works. so if someone could point nme to where I can get detailed instructions on installing my cisco card I thank them for it.

Last edited by bighops2000; 01-30-2006 at 10:43 PM.
 
Old 01-31-2006, 12:41 AM   #2
johndoe0028
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2005
Location: CA, USA
Distribution: Gentoo
Posts: 165

Rep: Reputation: 30
Take a look at ndiswrapper, and see if your card is on the supported hardware list.
http://ndiswrapper.sourceforge.net/m...index.php/List

If it is supported, here are insallation instructions.
http://ndiswrapper.sourceforge.net/m...p/Installation
 
Old 01-31-2006, 12:44 AM   #3
pixellany
LQ Veteran
 
Registered: Nov 2005
Location: Annapolis, MD
Distribution: Arch/XFCE
Posts: 17,802

Rep: Reputation: 738Reputation: 738Reputation: 738Reputation: 738Reputation: 738Reputation: 738Reputation: 738
Very well written for an illiterate... Did you perhaps mean inexperienced?

Are you sure that the RedHat installer did not recognize the card--or was it plugged in when you installed?
 
Old 01-31-2006, 09:35 AM   #4
bighops2000
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jan 2006
Posts: 4

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
the card was not plugged in at the time of the installation. And unfortunately i did mean linux- illiterate becuase none of the folder names make any sense.
 
Old 01-31-2006, 11:30 AM   #5
Tinkster
Moderator
 
Registered: Apr 2002
Location: in a fallen world
Distribution: slackware by choice, others too :} ... android.
Posts: 23,067
Blog Entries: 11

Rep: Reputation: 910Reputation: 910Reputation: 910Reputation: 910Reputation: 910Reputation: 910Reputation: 910Reputation: 910
Please do not post the same thread in more than one forum. Picking the most relevant forum and posting it once there makes it easier for other members to help you and keeps the discussion all in one place.

http://www.linuxquestions.org/rules.php

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...d.php?t=409818
 
  


Closed Thread


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Desktop Environment for the Computer illiterate Hydroksyde General 10 10-21-2005 06:41 PM
Linux Newbie: Would like a suggestion for wireless card for Linux Fedora Core 3. Gueron Linux - Laptop and Netbook 1 10-06-2005 03:15 PM
linux illiterate (win & RH7.3 problem) spaztic_fury Linux - Networking 1 10-28-2003 10:01 AM
latest M$ press release? or just illiterate boob? bulliver General 11 12-11-2002 02:51 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:13 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration