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  1. #1

    Thumbs down wireless setup for Fedora Core 5

    my modem and broadband router are connected to a proprietary computer
    (Windows 9 and the USB adapter is on an HP computer (Ferora Core 5). I contacted Linksys and they gave me all the 'addresses' I need but were unable to help me set up the adapter saying that they are not that familiar with Fedora Linux. The CD setup wizard was rejected when I attempted to setup the adapter. Any and all help will be greatly appreciated.
    Thanks, Herb Fischer.

  2. #2
    Hit "Alt + F2" to bring up a run dialog, and type in "system-config-network". This will bring up some information about network connections / adaptors you have. Do you see wireless connection there?

    What is the make / model of your wireless adaptor?


  3. #3
    What was the address that Lynksys game you ?

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    Exclamation Hughitt1

    the adaptor is Realtak Semiconductor- ethernet
    Last edited by hcfisch; 12-05-2006 at 07:20 PM. Reason: wrong title

  6. #5

    Exclamation Vibrators

    Actually, Linksys gave me several addresses, for example: subnet mask, default gateway, IP address-local, IP address internet, and so on.
    I can send you the actual addresses if it would help. Thanks for your reply,
    Herb Fischer

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    Exclamation Hughitt 1

    I think I amy have mis-addressed the first reply.

    The network adapter is Realtek Semiconductor ethernet.

    Thanks for your reply,
    Herb Fischer

  8. #7
    did you try running "system-config-network"? It should bring up a list of adapators, and say either "enabled" or "disabled" next to each one. If you are able to see your connection there, trying hitting "enable", if not, what is listed there?

  9. #8

    Question hughitt1


    I went to system-config-network and found an ethernet card "Realtek"
    but no adapters. It says Active but I am still not able to reach the internet.
    Each time I enter a URL I get a response 'server not found'.

    I have entered statically all the 'addresses' that Linksys gave me but still have the same problem.

    Any more ideas?


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