I just installed Elementary on my Lenovo S21e. Looks really good but my touchpad and wifi are not working. hope this can be solved.

greets, Maarten

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    Did the touchpad work during elementary OS installation?
    – Vlad
    May 2, 2017 at 23:41

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Are you able to connect it to the internet somehow? I'm reading the specs and I see this model does not have an Ethernet port. If you can somehow (USB tethering from phone?) get online on it, run in Terminal:

sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade && sudo apt dist-upgrade

and then

sudo apt install broadcom-sta-common broadcom-sta-dkms broadcom-sta-source



First enter sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade

Watch the video in the link below it worked on my laptop, I too had that touchpad problem press ctrl+alt+t for opening the terminal and do what as suggested in the video and restart the system the touch pad works.


Hope it works!!

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