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Old 09-18-2011, 05:53 AM   #16
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One of the reasons you are having a problem is that it is " linpus light"

The makers thought of it as an appliance like a TV or a VCR or a toaster .
You are not meant to install software on it ( it can be done ,but not easily )

If you want to install new programs ( and updated versions of programs) you really should install a new operating system
Something like Ubuntu
http://www.ubuntu.com/download/ubuntu/download
or Linux mint
http://www.linuxmint.com/download.php
for a lightweight netbook
http://www.linuxmint.com/edition.php?id=87
Ok, i will try to install ubuntu. But,one question. I got a mobile internet, its a usb stick. and i need to install software to acces internet, but its setup.exe, is it possible to install exe files on ubuntu?
 
Old 09-18-2011, 06:15 AM   #17
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Ok, i will try to install ubuntu. But,one question. I got a mobile internet, its a usb stick. and i need to install software to acces internet, but its setup.exe, is it possible to install exe files on ubuntu?
No, but then you don't need to! Ubuntu will work out the box with most modems, only asking you which provider you're using! If USBmodeswitch doesn't switch your modem automatically at startup, just eject the fake cdrom that pops up! If you have any problems, we'll be here to answer your questions!
 
Old 09-18-2011, 06:17 AM   #18
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I got a mobile internet, its a usb stick
AFAIK these sticks will not work on linux, they are made for windows.

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Old 09-18-2011, 07:11 AM   #19
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AFAIK these sticks will not work on linux, they are made for windows.

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They are usually made by Huawei and work just fine on Linux! But the software provided is not used with Linux! They usually work as Plug 'n Play with modern Linux distros.
Where did you get the idea that they won't work with Linux?
 
Old 09-18-2011, 08:07 AM   #20
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Where did you get the idea that they won't work with Linux?
Tried it a while ago, no luck.
However, lets wait for the OP to give more info.

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