Lenovo Ideapad G50 Wifi [SOLVED]

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Lenovo Ideapad G50 Wifi [SOLVED]

Post by administrollaattori » Sat Oct 03, 2015 2:54 am

In Lenovo Ideapad wlan is hard bloked, which reveals a command

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rfkill list
The solution is to make a /etc/rc.local file, whose contents is

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#!/bin/sh -e
# By default this script does nothing.
modprobe -r ideapad-laptop
exit 0

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Re: Lenovo Ideapad G50 Wifi [SOLVED]

Post by JeremyB » Sat Oct 03, 2015 3:06 am

Is it just a G50 or a G50-30?

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sudo dmidecode | grep 'Product Name'

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Re: Lenovo Ideapad G50 Wifi [SOLVED]

Post by administrollaattori » Sat Oct 03, 2015 3:10 am

JeremyB wrote:Is it just a G50 or a G50-30?

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sudo dmidecode | grep 'Product Name'
It was not my laptop, but in its desk wrote G50.

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Re: Lenovo Ideapad G50 Wifi [SOLVED]

Post by JeremyB » Sat Oct 03, 2015 3:37 am

There is a fix in some of the newer kernels for the G50-30 being hard blocked without having to remove or blacklist ideapad-laptop, I know it is in the newer 3.19.0 kernels and was submitted to 3.16

Hanipouspilot has a PPA with the fix deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/hanipouspilot/ ... top/ubuntu trusty main
The package name is ideapad-laptop-dkms

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Re: Lenovo Ideapad G50 Wifi [SOLVED]

Post by Eseriani » Sat Jul 02, 2016 6:25 pm

Hello,

New on Linux, I have the same problem (no wifi) on Lenovo Ideapad 100, will your below solution work on my laptop? Thank you for your help :)
administrollaattori wrote:In Lenovo Ideapad wlan is hard bloked, which reveals a command

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rfkill list
The solution is to make a /etc/rc.local file, whose contents is

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#!/bin/sh -e
# By default this script does nothing.
modprobe -r ideapad-laptop
exit 0

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Re: Lenovo Ideapad G50 Wifi [SOLVED]

Post by Klang4 » Wed Apr 19, 2017 5:23 am

Need help,
how to run the script for Lenovo SL510??

WIFI is hard block, as rfkill list shows:

klang@12345 ~ $ rfkill list
0: tpacpi_bluetooth_sw: Bluetooth
Soft blocked: no
Hard blocked: yes
1: phy0: Wireless LAN
Soft blocked: no
Hard blocked: yes
3: hci0: Bluetooth
Soft blocked: no
Hard blocked: no

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