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ok, i just installed fedora 7 on an old p3 computer, and i must say i actually like it. runs a little faster than xp but not much a difference. i just have a few problems with it, since im new. first of all how can i install drivers for my wireless lan card if the cd is only for windows? and second, do you think i can get an old isapnp awe 64 sound card to work with fedora?

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The soundcard should work anyway. google 'alsa' and check their site for wheather it has support or not. What brand and model is the wireless card.
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The soundcard should work anyway. google 'alsa' and check their site for wheather it has support or not. What brand and model is the wireless card.
its a d-link card i think its called wireless xtreme air g... something along those lines
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Erm..yeah - I need an exact model number. and if you can revision. I need to know the chipset.
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Erm..yeah - I need an exact model number. and if you can revision. I need to know the chipset.
allright the card is "AirPlus XtremeG" and its model # is DWL-G52
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yes sir, it is.
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Your in luck. That card is fully supported by the atheros wireless drivers.

You need the madwifi drivers. Give me a minute and i'll hunt out a decent rpm

EDIT: Okay, copy and paste this in terminal. It'll install the madwifi drivers.

Code:
 sudo rpm -ivh http://rpm.livna.org/livna-release-7.rpm && sudo yum install kmod-madwifi
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post #9 of 22
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Your in luck. That card is fully supported by the atheros wireless drivers.

You need the madwifi drivers. Give me a minute and i'll hunt out a decent rpm
WOOT!

EDIT: how will i install it if i have no interent on the fedora machine, im on my main rig now
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i don't work, it says im not part of the sudo, something like that. is this because i have no internet connection at all?
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