my boyfriend bought a Lenovo B575e, that came pre-installed with Windows 8. Naturally we replaced it with Ubuntu.
But Ubuntu has decided to use a wrong driver for wireless and I think it sees a wrong device as well.
The laptop has this wireless component physically;
"Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8188CE 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter"
(It is also on the manufacturers driver page)
But Ubuntu says this;
description: Network controller
product: BCM4313 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN Controller
vendor: Broadcom Corporation
physical id: 0
bus info: pci@0000:02:00.0
width: 64 bits
capabilities: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=bcma-pci-bridge latency=0
resources: irq:17 memory:f0100000-f0103fff
We downloaded the RTL8188CE driver, and built it, but I don't know where to go from here. Somehow it must replace BCM4313?
(Note, in Windows it uses the Realtek driver - and it works - if Windows 8 can be said to be working)
I don't know that much about Linux, only Windows, DOS and z/OS (mainframe programmer here, hi!)
I am sure that we have the RTL8188CE source built correctly, using the correct libraries etc., and it should be in fine shape. What I am unable to figure out, is how to force Ubuntu to use that for the device.