Take the 2-minute tour ×
Unix & Linux Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for users of Linux, FreeBSD and other Un*x-like operating systems.. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I installed Fedora(Gnome) 19 on a Dell Inspiron with Intel i3 processor, and a factory built-in Windows 7 home premium OS.
The installation process completed successfully. But now when I log into Fedora I don't have internet. There are no wireless networks available, although another laptop with Windows 8 detects about 10 wireless networks in range.

I tried plugging in an ethernet cable, but nothing would happen and still no internet connection, and Bluetooth too does not have any networks.
I Googled and found a suggestion of installing bluez-hid2hci, but since I don't have internet, I downloaded the packages on a USB from another computer and came to install them on the laptop.

The Problem:
Fedora couldn't detect USB devices.
I tried mounting the USB but couldn't find it anywhere. Not even in /var/log/messages.
I ran the command tail -f /var/log/messages to see life messages and I inserted and removed the USB but no changes.

Here's the output I get: photo of the screen showing tail -f /var/log/messages output

My Question:
Why Can't Fedora detect wireless networks and USB drivers?

share|improve this question

closed as unclear what you're asking by Anthon, Timo, slm, Zelda, Hauke Laging Feb 12 at 14:01

Please clarify your specific problem or add additional details to highlight exactly what you need. As it's currently written, it’s hard to tell exactly what you're asking. See the How to Ask page for help clarifying this question.If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

2  
please edit your question to add the output of the command lspci ans lsusb (you can copy paste text from terminal with Ctrl + caps + c). Also please try to ask one question at a time next time . –  Kiwy Feb 10 at 10:01
    
Addition to above, paste the output of "cat /proc/partitions" –  SHW Feb 10 at 10:06
    
What happens if you plus in the ethernet cable and reboot? Maybe it might detect it during boot. Also, add the result of the commands Kiwy referred. –  JMCF125 Feb 10 at 10:45
1  
Please add the output that ppl have asked for 2 times now! We need more info, what you've provided isn't enough for us to assist! –  slm Feb 11 at 18:33
1  
@Andy There are other ways to transfer data between machines, maybe you can use these. –  Bernhard Feb 12 at 11:49

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.