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I have found an RPM packet that says it is for my Lucent/Agrere Winmodem but is for version 10 Mandrake and I have 9.2 - will it work on my computer?
If it will - how do I install it?
I have downloaded it via Windows XP as I can't (obviously!) do so through Linux......
Jax8 - if I could do that-would I still be a Newbie?
The RPM package is at present sitting on my Workbench window in Linux
I don't even know how to shift it to it's driver directory!
...........So I'm brand new at this........and 80 years old!
I would recomend installing the driver from the command line, In case there are some extra instructions tucked away. So log in as root and switch to the proper directory. Now type 'rpm -i (name of package).
I have installed it,Scanmodem said it was the right one,except that it was a i586 instead of a i686 (i586 was the closest replacement),it ate it happily and offered no complaints but now there are still no modem envelopes showing under /devs and the modem is still unrecognised by the Control Panel !! frustrating,isn't it........