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Old 05-07-2014, 04:45 AM   #1
mrlee
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Question KALI on Lenovo B590


OK Guys,

please dont laugh, but after working with Linux for more than a decade i reached the point on which i may have to compile my first kernel.

My Problem: I installed KALI Linux on my new laptop and my onboard-wifi (Broadcom 43142) wont work. The tutorials ive read so far telling me to download the driver and compile a new kernel. But when i want to download the linux-headers via apt-get i run into an error, packet not found in the KALI reps. As far as i remember KALI is using some modified or specially compiled kernel and i am not sure if its optimal to compile a standard kernel with debian sources. Am i right or is this bullshit? i would appreciate any input.

lee
 
Old 05-07-2014, 05:00 PM   #2
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you probably need a wired connection to fix.
http://www.kalilinux.net/community/t...k-in-kali.814/
 
  


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