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im having an issue with fedora 26 connecting to wifi.

asked 2017-11-06 09:11:57 -0500

decimate gravatar image

Whenever i boot and try to connect to wifi i get the spinning wheel and a message saying no connections eventhough on another computer i am connected to wifi i am currently typing on that connected computer. I dont have access to an ethernet or a usb and when i run lspci i get 02:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8821AE 802.11ac PCIe Wireless Network Adapter (rev ff) any suggestions?

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answered 2017-11-07 15:14:31 -0500

davidva gravatar image

UnitedRPMs, is working in a rpm for rtlwifi; you can test it check if works for you...

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answered 2017-11-10 04:18:20 -0500

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For now you need to download, compile and install from the kernel source.


You can try to build the module and load it with the following commands:

git clone
cd rtlwifi-next
sudo make install
sudo modprobe rtl8821ae

Does it work?

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