Re: Wireless problem in Fedora13 [SOLVED]

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On Sat, 26 Jun 2010 00:32:57 -0700
JD <[email protected]> wrote:


> >>
> >>
> >> On 06/24/2010 06:24 PM, Thomas Taylor was caught red-handed while writing::
> >>> Hi all;
> >>>
> >>> Recently installed Fedora13 and am working through problems.  I've managed
> >>> to solve most by lots of reading documentation and googling but am being
> >>> frustated with wireless not working in KDE.  It's working fine in Gnome
> >>> but I prefer KDE.
> >>>
> >>> I've tried both using NetworkManager and traditional (ifup) methods but
> >>> can't get associated with my wireless router except in Gnome.  The router
> >>> (Linksys WRT54G) is set to not broadcast ESSID.  I can see it with iwlist
> >>> wlan0 scan but only Gnome will associate with it.
> >>>
> >>> It's my understanding that both Gnome and KDE use NetworkManager but with
> >>> different GUIs.  If that is so, why won't both associate?
> >>>
> >>> Any comments or suggestions gladly accepted.
> >>>
> >>> Thanks, Tom
> >>>

<snip>

Finally solved the problem by completely removing NetworkManager with yum and
installing wicd.  Worked from the start while ifup did not.  

Thanks, Tom


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