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Can't connect to internet by using LINKSYS Wireless-G card


I've windows XP and Linux loaded into my Laptop. I can connect to internet by using LINKSYS Wireless-G card when I use windows XP but but I can't connect to internet when I use Linux. Can you please help?

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  • mni_3 Dec 09, 2007


    Thanks for the reply.

    I'm using Fedora Core 2.6.11-1.1369_FC4. Also, I've LINKSYS Wireless-G Notebook Adapter, Model No. WPC54G ver.2

    FCC ID: Q87-WPC54GV2

    Please let me know if you any additional information.

    Thanks in advance.



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I am assuming you have a dual boot machine meaning it runs either linux or windows and not both at the same time. Linux on the other hand may not configure the card automatically and as you should consider changes to the laptop in terms of configuration and devices are actually changes to two computers the windows computer and the linux computer. You probably did some configuration for windows to enable the wireless card (if there was no encryption windows may have done it for you). Linux on the other hand may not recognose and configure the card automatically and as you should consider changes to the laptop in terms of configuration and devices are actually changes to two computers the windows computer and the linux computer. The many flavors of linux also have almost as many means to configure devices. In order to assist you I will need to know which distribution and version of linux you are using. I will also need to know the manufacturer and model (possibly number and not description) of the wireless adapter to be configured. Warning this may be easy and in other cases it may not be and I have access to few linux distributions to experiment with.

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