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Acer Aspire M5 doesnt connect to internet?

asked 2016-05-16 02:09:45 -0500

I installed Fedora 23 on my acer aspire m5 to learn linux but it will not connect to the internet. Is there a way to fix this or is it incompatible with fedora? It has 12g ram, 4th gen i5 intel processor, intel 400 integrated graphics.

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can you provide us with your network card o wifi card do this on the terminal and share the output with ous

sudo lspci | grep Eth
sudo lspci | grep Wire
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answered 2016-05-16 10:46:59 -0500

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It seems like these systems often come with the Atheros AR9462 wireless chipset. You can check for the wireless device type by looking at the output from:

lspci | grep -i wireless

If you do have that AR9462 chipset, you can try this (as root):

echo "options ath9k nohwcrypt=1" >> /etc/modprobe.d/ath9k.conf

Once you've created that new ath9k.conf file, reboot and see if Fedora can then see the wireless device.

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