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HP mini fedora 15 wireless issue

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Is it normal for Fedora 15 to not see the wireless crd of an HP mini? Can I fix it?
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Did you install the akmod-wl package from rpmfusion?
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nope I'm trying to help a friend out over the phone and this one got me stumped, i'll send him the command
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he says he keeps getting an error, doing this over the phone is a pain..... is there something i can grab in yum?
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had this problem earlier with another person here, totally spaced on the fact that they did not have a INTERNET connection to get the needed packages from the repo's to get their internet connection working.

unless your friend can hardwire the laptop (use its built in ethernet) and if that works, then he can grab the packages himself, but if that doesn't work, then you will need to use another pc, that has a internet connection, and grab the needed packages, including their dependencies and install them manually.
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he has it hardwired
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Try
Code:
sudo yum install b43-fwcutter
Maybe this site will help as well.
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