[kwlug-disc] Question regarding Lenovo G780

Paul Nijjar paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca
Sat Mar 2 21:56:57 EST 2013


I feel that this topic should not go ignored. 

What are the models of your wireless/ethernet/bluetooth on the laptop?

Have you made any progress since your initial posting?

- Paul

On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 10:51:48PM -0500, 143 News wrote:
> I bought a new Lenovo G780 laptop in November 2012 with the hope of
> loading linux on it.
> I have tried several versions of linux,  Fedora18,  Ubuntu 12.04.
> Mint, can't remember the version.
> 
> What I've found is that none of the versions of Linux directly
> support the version of the Broadcom wireless card, the Ethernet card
> or the bluetooth.
> After searching the internet it appears I am not alone with the
> problems.  My last Lenovo laptop worked no problems with Ubuntu
> 10.04.
> So the general question is this does anyone out there have this
> system and have all three of these interfaces working.
> 
> I been searching in general about bluetooth and linux and it appears
> people are having making bluetooth work on Linux in general.
> Am I to believe that bluetooth is only supported by Windows??
> 
> Dan Hergott
> 
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