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Old 02-01-2009, 07:29 AM   #1
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Hello All,
I recently installed Ubuntu and i am new to Linux other than knowing basic commands and Vi editor.
I wanted to configure my internet connection in ubuntu. I have a bsnl connection with a type-2 modem. I dont know how to configure it. Can anyone please help me

Also i have a software with me whose file extension is .tar.bz2
Please help me with the commands that are to be used to install the software.
Old 02-01-2009, 07:45 AM   #2
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You can untar the software by using following commands
$bunzip2 *.tar.bz2
and once the command line is free then use
$tar -xvf *.tar
After this read the file named as 'README' in the new directory that you extracted using above commands and follow the instructions written there.


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