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Old 11-15-2012, 05:49 AM   #1
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Unhappy need to reinstall linux maybe mint a 2 second power outage destroyed its modem detect

must be USB version and not sure what installation details I will need to know etc
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I'd suspect hardware damage. How did you get working originally?
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hardware intact I can find the modems there is no damage known issue talked to 2 other linus peoplel

linux has to be downloaded to USB and reinstalled need directions could not find the USB version
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Here are a few websites that tell how to put Linux on a usb/pendrive:

How to install Linux on a USB flash drive

Pre-requisites for installing Linux on a USB stick

Hope this helps

Have a good weekend!


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