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Oct 31, 2010

I'm running fedora 13 but I'm having issues with the wireless connection, I can see all the networks in the area but when I try to connect it does not seem to accept the wep key.Its a Belkin receiver, could do with a little help as this is such a pain. I'm using a pc.---------- Post added at 05:24 AM GMT ---------- Previous post was at 04:59 AM GMT ----------This maybe some use but I don't know much about it.

[Barry@localhost ~]$ ifconfig
eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:18:8B:90:19:01
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1

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Im guessing I will need to provide more info but as I said at the start Im new to this and not sure how or what info I would need to provide. Please just tell me how I can get any data you need and il get right on it. (I used Wubi to install this, went off without a hitch)

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Mar 23, 2010

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Code:

wusb11v4 : driver installed
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Code:

sudo sh
modprobe ndiswrapper

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Code:

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Code:

There is already a pid file /var/run/dhclient.pid with pid 134519120
Internet Systems Consortium DHCP Client V3.0.5
Copyright 2004-2006 Internet Systems Consortium

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Code:

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Code:
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Code:
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Code:
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