I am trying to use Fedora 19 on my Lenovo yoga 13. A common issue with this setup is that the laptop's wifi does not work out of the box on any linux distribution yet. This question and also this question is very similar to mine, in which the askers found working wlan drivers but had trouble installing them. However, in my scenario to
make & make install the driver, I apparently need the following packages:
kernel-headers kernel-devel gcc patch
Because I don't have working wireless or an ethernet port, I effectively can not use
yum to install these from the internet. I have attempted downloading the rpm packages myself on another machine, transferring them via a flash drive, and using
rpm -Uhv to install each one, but they appear to need endless dependencies that I do not have from installing Fedora 19 via a live USB. I gave up after a few hours of trying to navigate these lists of dependencies.
Is there a better way of installing required development packages in order to install a driver when I have no internet connection?