Introduction

Ubuntu is the most widely used Linux distro today. But sometimes there are some drivers that do not support on some devices (ex: Lenovo V310). The problem is WIFI does not want to work and some other problems on Ubuntu 16. Here is how to solve the problem.

Installation

Download kernel package

32 BIT

[root@server ~]# cd /tmp
[root@server ~]# wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.14.13/linux-headers-4.14.13-041413_4.14.13-041413.201801101001_all.deb
[root@server ~]# wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.14.13/linux-headers-4.14.13-041413-generic_4.14.13-041413.201801101001_i386.deb
[root@server ~]# wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.14.13/linux-image-4.14.13-041413-generic_4.14.13-041413.201801101001_i386.deb

64 BIT

[root@server ~]# cd /tmp
[root@server ~]# wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.14.13/linux-headers-4.14.13-041413_4.14.13-041413.201801101001_all.deb
[root@server ~]# wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.14.13/linux-headers-4.14.13-041413-generic_4.14.13-041413.201801101001_amd64.deb
[root@server ~]# wget kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.14.13/linux-image-4.14.13-041413-generic_4.14.13-041413.201801101001_amd64.deb

Installing package

[root@server ~]# sudo dpkg -i linux-headers-4.14*.deb linux-image-4.14*.deb

Then reboot the system and check if the WIFI is working properly.

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