2nd CPU: Connect WIFI On Lenovo

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2nd CPU: Connect WIFI On Lenovo

Post by Nitroster » Sun Aug 05, 2018 3:52 pm

My Lenovo Computer was recently switched to Linux Mint. Love the platform! But sadly, wireless connection is not working! This is the 2nd Computer due to my last post viewtopic.php?t=270975 of which I tried similar steps (it didn't work for this computer).

Here is extra info on this computer (terminal):
(inxi -Fxz) https://gyazo.com/4a8b4130ca6fec54b34ac56fb4934c09
(sudo rfkill list all) https://gyazo.com/be95cb72e2b53da9329b73a1b44bed50

All help much appreciated. Will Stay Active In These Forums, Thank You Everyone!

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Re: 2nd CPU: Connect WIFI On Lenovo

Post by Nitroster » Sat Aug 11, 2018 2:00 am

Looking For Help Pls :)

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Re: 2nd CPU: Connect WIFI On Lenovo

Post by JeremyB » Sat Aug 11, 2018 5:01 am

I would

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sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-kernel-source
Reboot and see if wifi works

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Re: 2nd CPU: Connect WIFI On Lenovo

Post by Nitroster » Fri Aug 17, 2018 1:04 am

Thanks for the reply!! It did not work but I got the following...
After doing what was said...
Image

And doing it again after restart...
Image

It’s important to note that the reboot got stuck so I had to hold down the power button and put it back on before doing the 2nd image.
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Re: 2nd CPU: Connect WIFI On Lenovo

Post by JeremyB » Fri Aug 17, 2018 6:06 am

What is the result for

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lspci -nnk | grep -iA3 net; rfkill list

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Re: 2nd CPU: Connect WIFI On Lenovo

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Re: 2nd CPU: Connect WIFI On Lenovo

Post by JeremyB » Sun Aug 19, 2018 1:51 pm

Do

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echo "blacklist ideapad-laptop" | sudo tee /etc/modprobe.d/ideapad-laptop.conf
Reboot

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Re: 2nd CPU: Connect WIFI On Lenovo

Post by Nitroster » Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:48 pm

Sorry this did not work :(
Know that when i hit the “no connection” icon on the bottom right, and i click “wireless” to “o” for on, it automatically switches back to “I” for off. Going to “Network” settings, i can click Wi-Fi on, but it'll do nothing and when i reopen this same “Network” settings, its automatically switched off.
Thanks for the reply! I look forward to solutions!!


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