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asked 2015-09-08 09:57:48 -0500

nevzatersoy gravatar image

I have recently started to use Fedora 22 on my laptop (alienware) and there is no wireless section in the top right corner. when i type

lscpi | grep -i network

output :

03:00.0 Network controller: Qualcomm Atheros QCA6174 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter (rev 20)

after some googling i have found this page: http://cateee.net/lkddb/web-lkddb/ATH... but i dont know how to install something from it. so what do i need to do? thank you for your time

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answered 2015-09-08 21:45:17 -0500

hmaarrfk gravatar image

This is almost guaranteed to fail. But you can try

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+so...

comment 244 and installing the deb with alien ( https://ask.fedoraproject.org/en/ques... )

Honestly, alien is almost guaranteed to fail, I found this thread from arch linux https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.p...

the arch linux community is pretty awesome. It is very close to fedora in the sense that they use pretty up to date packages. I think this should get fixed in a few months, and you should have an RPM package for it soon. But in the meanwhile, it seems like you are stuck on a wired connection....

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thank you very much sir

nevzatersoy gravatar imagenevzatersoy ( 2015-09-09 10:12:49 -0500 )edit

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