> Hi Stephanie,
> Start with redirecting where yum "looks" for repositories, meaning sites
> where software which yum recognizes as available for download for YDL.
> Getting the right software installed will get your network up and
> running faster.
> Here's the link: http://www.yellowdog-board.com/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=3017 > I messed up my install of YDL such that it's fine for programming, but
> not much else unfortunately. However, there exists another link which
> could be helpful to you which addresses wicd. See here:
> http://www.yellowdog-board.com/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=7236&p=37327 >
> By the way, remember to extract the Airport Extreme (AE) firmware from
> OS X! Although yum can help you acquire the tools to do the extraction
> of AE firmware you also need to check to see if you have AE installed on
> your laptop at all. Remember Airport Extreme is not the same as the
> standard Airport card Apple installed in that era. So if AE isn't
> present, the whole effort is useless. You might be better off looking
> for a wireless card to fit into the PCMCIA slot. See more here:
> http://www.ydl.net/support/solutions/ydl_general/pcmcia-nic.shtml >
> Of course, if you do have AE proceed with the instructions here:
> http://www.ydl.net/support/solutions/ydl_6.x/airport-extreme.shtml >
> Good Luck, Derick.
> On 9/25/11 8:23 PM, Stephanie Loup wrote:
> > I am a new Yellow Dog Linux user, and am having a hard time getting my
> > computer to recognize my wireless network. I went to applications ->
> > internet -> wicd network manager, but it will not recognize our
> > wireless network, or any network in our neighborhood, for that
> > matter. But the internet does work connected through our ethernet
> > cable.
> > I have a very old ibook and tried one of the troubleshooting hints to
> > install firmware, but the command
> > yum groupinstall "Development Tools"
> > was rejected as an error.
> > Any tips? I'm feeling very frustrated!
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