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I installed Fedora 17 on my laptop (Samsung Series 5), and everything is OK except the wireless. I've tried to activate it but I couldn't. On the top right corner, "unavailable" is next to the wireless icon.

I can't find BCM43xx in the lspci report and in forums they suppose that 'BCM43xx' does exist in the report of lspci.

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The problem is that in the Internet we don't consider the case when we don't find "BCM43xx" in the "lspci" report. I don't quite understand this line, can you make it a bit clearer? –  Kruug Jan 9 '13 at 21:39
    
Me neither, please edit your post and fix it if I got that wrong. Thanks. –  slhck Jan 9 '13 at 21:40
    
Check that you didn't turn off wireless (many laptops have a physical switch, or some magic Fn-cokebottle key to do so). –  vonbrand Feb 25 '13 at 2:16

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