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Fedora 23 WiFi is gone.

asked 2016-03-25 18:47:13 -0600

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I installed Fedora 23 and the wifi is gone. I have the Broadcom 4312...

$ lspci |grep Network

10:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY (rev 01)

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$ iwconfig

virbr0-nic  no wireless extensions.

enp2s8    no wireless extensions.

virbr0    no wireless extensions.

lo        no wireless extensions.

Please help me

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hi, thx for the answer. that is the problem...i installed repo free and non free and akmod-wl and broadcom-wl...but the wifi is gone

Paul76 gravatar imagePaul76 ( 2016-03-26 16:11:52 -0600 )edit

are there a way to enable wifi by keyboard button or a switch. Also check that the require kernel modules are loaded with lsmod

aeperezt gravatar imageaeperezt ( 2016-03-26 18:50:54 -0600 )edit

with a keyboard button nothing....the output of lsmod is: Module Size Used by fuse 94208 3 xt_CHECKSUM 16384 1 ipt_MASQUERADE 16384 3 nf_nat_masquerade_ipv4 16384 1 ipt_MASQUERADE tun 28672 1 nf_conntrack_netbios_ns 16384 0 nf_conntrack_broadcast 16384 1 nf_conntrack_netbios_ns ip6t_rpfilter 16384 1 ip6t_REJECT 16384 2 nf_reject_ipv6 16384 1 ip6t_REJECT xt_conntrack 16384 20 ip_set 36864 0 nfnetlink 16384 1 ip_set ebtable_filter

Paul76 gravatar imagePaul76 ( 2016-03-26 19:03:21 -0600 )edit

Make sure you have installed this NetworkManager-wifi

aeperezt gravatar imageaeperezt ( 2016-03-26 19:10:00 -0600 )edit

yes, i'm sure

Paul76 gravatar imagePaul76 ( 2016-03-27 18:14:53 -0600 )edit

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answered 2016-03-25 21:23:27 -0600

aeperezt gravatar image

updated 2016-03-29 13:31:34 -0600

florian gravatar image

You have to install rpmfusion.org free and nonfree repositories and the install akmod-wl and akmod-broadcom

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It is rpmfusion.org and here is the link directly to the configuration page: http://rpmfusion.org/Configuration

Raffael gravatar imageRaffael ( 2016-03-26 07:43:31 -0600 )edit

i have install...but wifi is gone

Paul76 gravatar imagePaul76 ( 2016-03-27 18:24:18 -0600 )edit

here same thing .. no wifi akmod-broadcom is not available..

it says when using iwconifg:

lo no wireless extensions.

wlp3s0 IEEE 802.11abgn ESSID:off/any
Mode:Managed Access Point: Not-Associated Tx-Power=off
Retry short limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off Power Management:off

scully gravatar imagescully ( 2016-03-29 13:14:28 -0600 )edit
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answered 2016-03-30 03:14:52 -0600

Paul76 gravatar image

updated 2016-04-09 07:18:27 -0600

Here is the solution link texthow I put solved ?

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It's quite useful to resolve, at least for my laptop. But I much wonder whether it impact later OS update not cutting off wi-fi connection

Northy gravatar imageNorthy ( 2016-04-03 23:24:44 -0600 )edit

let's hope so

Paul76 gravatar imagePaul76 ( 2016-04-09 07:15:26 -0600 )edit

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