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Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Re: Installing suse 10.0 on dell latitude c810

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  • Nancy Rudins
    ... No, I didn t. Thanks for the link. Kind regards, Nancy -- Nancy Rudins nrudins@ncsa.uiuc.edu http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/~nrudins/ Take a sad song and
    Message 1 of 7 , Dec 19, 2005
      On Mon, 19 Dec 2005, Stephen Lau wrote:

      > Nancy Rudins wrote:
      >
      > >On Mon, 19 Dec 2005, Chris wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > >>--- In linux-dell-laptops@yahoogroups.com, Nancy Rudins <nrudins@n...>
      > >>wrote:
      > >>
      > >>
      > >>>When I used Redhat, I didn't have much problems with the internal
      > >>>modem, which I assume is what you have on your c810. I was able
      > >>>to install the linuxant stuff so that linux could use the modem.
      > >>>Now that I have installed Ubuntu, I haven't been able to get it
      > >>>to work and I find now that some of the stuff I used to get for
      > >>>a free download is no longer free. So I bit the bullett and
      > >>>purchased an external modem card, which Ubuntu much more easily
      > >>>found and installed.
      > >>>
      > >>>
      > >>>
      > >>What were you getting free that you now have to pay for? It's kind of
      > >>ironic that you went from a proprietary OS to open source and now have
      > >>to pay for things :).
      > >>
      > >>
      > >If I remember correctly, the linuxant drivers have a licensing fee.
      > >Their statement on their web page (somewhere) is that while linux
      > >is about freedom, it's not about a free ride. Kinda irked me that
      > >they've gone corporate now after someone took all the time and
      > >trouble to develop the drivers.
      > >
      > >
      > Did you try using ndiswrapper?
      > http://ndiswrapper.sourceforge.net/
      >
      > cheers,
      > steve
      >
      >

      No, I didn't. Thanks for the link.

      Kind regards,
      Nancy


      --
      Nancy Rudins nrudins@...
      http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/~nrudins/

      Take a sad song and make it better. (lennon/mccartney)
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