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    wireless internet not working on RHEL5

    I have installed redhat linux5.I have wireless internet connection at home. wireless internet connection working fine in window 7 but not in redhat linux . Also wireless LED is not lighting in redhat . I have inbuilt intel wifi 5100 AGN card which is not detecting in redhat
    is 2.6.18-53.e15
    please give me all steps to configure wireless net

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    Administrator MikeTbob's Avatar
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    Apr 2006
    Hello and Welcome.
    If I were you, I would try using a different distro rather than RHEL, it just doesn't have the greatest wireless support. With that said, you can find more info here on getting started with Wireless.
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    Linux Guru reed9's Avatar
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    Feb 2009
    Boston, MA
    If you have a paid license for RHEL, you should utilize their tech support. If not, I recommend using a free RHEL clone like Scientific Linux or CentOS.

    Anyway, here is a how to for CentOS, which should apply equally to RHEL.


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