Tag Archives: fedora

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:

..and:

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. So install it, reboot your machine and give it a whirl again. 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).