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Old 11-10-2011, 11:34 PM   #1
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Question Got a Meego-based netbook. Need to install Windows-based broadband. How?


Hello! I got a Meego-based netbook which is a linux derivative. I need to install a broadband kit software which is Windows-based. What should I do? Need detailed suggestions.
 
Old 11-10-2011, 11:40 PM   #2
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Ask yourself these questions.

Is this Windows based broadband kit a MUST have?
If it can be installed am I willing to put up with problems because it is in a foreign OS?

If the answer to either of these is No I wouldn't be worrying about attempting to install it.

If the answer to either of these is Yes then you could try WINE which is a program that creates a Windows like layer within Linux allowing the installation of Windows applications. WINE can be a hit and miss affair and even on programs that run with it you sometimes miss out on some functions.
 
Old 11-10-2011, 11:41 PM   #3
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Before we can give you detailed suggestions we need detailed information. What is that for a netbook (Meego runs on x86 and ARM CPUs)? What is that for a broadband kit?
If it is inbuilt please post the output of
Code:
lspci
, if it is USB post the output of
Code:
lsusb
If you don't know which CPU the netbook is using post the output of
Code:
cat /proc/cpuinfo
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