Help getting WiFi working on laptop

Steve Johnson steve at
Fri Jun 18 15:39:46 UTC 2010

Thanks for your response.  Wow.  Even easier than the method I got via
Jerry's link.  I'll keep that in mind for next time.

Thanks all!!!


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Sent: Friday, June 18, 2010 8:36 AM
To: Community support for Fedora users
Subject: Re: Help getting WiFi working on laptop

On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 11:26:07AM -0400, Terry Polzin wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-06-18 at 11:20 -0400, Terry Polzin wrote:
> > On Fri, 2010-06-18 at 10:13 -0500, Dale J. Chatham wrote:
> > > I cannot remember the package, but there is a package that will let
> > > you run Windows drivers under Linux.  I had to do that to get a
> > > wireless card working on an Ubuntu machine (get EMC (
> > > or something better working on Fedora and we'll talk).
> > > 
> > > If you can't dredge it up, I'll try to find the name of the package,
> > > but I suspect we're about to see a dozen posts with it :)
> > ndiswrapper is NOT the way to go if the device is supported by the
> > kernel.
> > 
> As of early June it appears that Intel has released frimware to make the
> card work in linux.  

yum install iwl6050-firmware


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