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No Wi-Fi device found

I just reinstalled one of my machines with Fedora 21. The install went great, but when the machine was done rebooting, and I was trying to set up my access to a wireless network with nmcli (NetworkManager), I got the following error-message:


Spending a lot of time finding what the problem was, I finally found the solution.  It seems that Wi-Fi support in NetworkManager has been separated to a plugin. The package NetworkManager-wifi was missing. According to Pablo S. Torralba, who was kind enough to comment on this post, it should be enough to kill NetworkManager and launch it again as root. Should that fail, you can always try the old reboot-trick!  Either way, it should hopefully be working.

Problems with wicd-curses on Fedora 20

If you’re on Fedora 20, are trying to run wicd-curses, and keep getting errors like the one below:

..then the fix is simple. Open up the file /usr/share/wicd/curses/curses_misc.py, go to line 360, and paste the following below:

wicd-curses should be working again. This is currently a bug on Bugzilla (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=894646).