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asked 2012-09-24 15:49:09 -0500

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updated 2012-09-24 16:09:59 -0500

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hey all!

trying to get my fedora running on my laptop and Im a total newb on linux overall yet, but I cannot understand on how to get the wireless card to work....

using lspic I have found out that I have:

"03:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4321 802.11a/b/g/n (rev 03)"

but how can I get the drivers?

using the latest 32-bit Fedora 17

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answered 2012-09-24 16:08:28 -0500

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please read How to install and use the Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA driver (broadcom-wl) guide :

HOWTO Use Broadcom Wireless Cards in Fedora 14/15/16 and see How to install and use the Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA driver (broadcom-wl)

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Broadcom drivers have started to appear in the kernel. For instance, I don't need the kmods anymore. You could also give kmod-staging a try. I'm not sure of what hw they're supporting at the moment though. You'll have to get in touch with broadcom to confirm.

FranciscoD_ gravatar imageFranciscoD_ ( 2012-09-24 20:19:56 -0500 )edit

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