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Realtek NIC and Fedora 17 Wireless Connectivity

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http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hello Room - I own a Toshiba Satellite L675 i-3 processor - I recently installed Fedora 17 on a e-sata external hdd - Fedora came up fine & works perfectly trouble is I'm unable to connect to my at&t 2WIRE 3600HGV Router which is wireless - I checked the make of my laptops NIC it is a => Realtek RTL8188CE Wireless LAN 802.11n PCI-E NIC - basically a RTL8188CE model - unfortunately it appears Fedora 17 uses kernel version is 3.3.4 and when I looked up this NIC on Realtek's site it shows driver support for Linux on this particular model going only as high as 2.6.24 - Do any Linux geni (HowTos)