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How do I install drivers for my HCF Conexant modem in Ubuntu 11.10?

Unfortunately Conexant driver is old with no update for new kernel version (upper 2.6) so I cant install and use my HCF modem.

I tried to compile it but when I want to configure it I have error! How should I compile and configure this driver with a newer kernel?

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How to detect the modem and install the driver using the installer

  • Download the installation program (

  • Open a terminal window. (If you don't know how to do this, press ALT-F2 and in the dialog box that will appear, try entering one of the following commands: xterm or konsole or gnome-terminal)

  • Use the cd command to access the directory where the file was downloaded.

  • Finally, enter the sh command to run the installer.


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I try all of this but first if I want use I need connect to internet to download driver so I cannt second pay attention that I said the drivers didnt update for new kernel so should compile drivers with som option that make it usefull I install my modem in ubuntu 10.10 but now it has problem with kernel – Mehrdad Apr 4 '12 at 6:27
Download to a USB drive then install from there – Ringtail Apr 4 '12 at 7:20

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