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X130e stuck in Airplane mode only in Linux

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X130e stuck in Airplane mode only in Linux

#1 Post by Geartooth » Fri Aug 31, 2018 2:11 am

I recentrly aqquired a X130e, and tried to install Linux on it. The problem was I couldn't proceed, due to the WiFi being Hardblocked and in Airplane mode. How do I fix this?
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Re: X130e stuck in Airplane mode only in Linux

#2 Post by RealBlackStuff » Fri Aug 31, 2018 4:53 am

Check if another Linux distru is less 'picky'.
Check if BIOS is the 'blocker'.
Update the BIOS using an external CD-burner and this .ISO: https://support.lenovo.com/co/en/downloads/ds019252
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