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Old 09-29-2008, 06:10 PM   #1
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Downloading FTA "fixes" on Ubuntu

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I am currently running Ubuntu and I also have a ViewSat Platinum 2000 receiver that I use for my TV source. The problem I am seeking advice on is the fact that I cannot convert the file I need to keep it running.
I download the file in a zip format but from there I cannot get wine or any other program to unzip it so I can load it to a flash drive which I use yo update my receiver.My Computer does not have any integrated com ports and does not seem to recognize my USB to com port cable, but when I run mini com it does. wine works fine on all other types of files.
Is it because wine does not recognize the requirement of a com port to operate properly?

ANY help or Suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Old 09-29-2008, 08:08 PM   #2
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I'm confused - what does a USB to serial converter have to do with unzipping a file?

To unzip:
unzip blah
If unzip complains, post what you typed and what unzip complained about.


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