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I am using wimax usb modem in Ubuntu 9.04 properly. I am familiar with Ubuntu 10.04 and try to install the same deb file to use my wimax USB modem, but it could not install and give me the following error message:

$ sudo dpkg -i green-packet-wimax-usb_i386.iso.deb 
(Reading database ... 206628 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to replace green-packet-wimax-usb 1.12 (using green-packet-wimax-  usb_i386.iso.deb) ...
/var/lib/dpkg/info/green-packet-wimax-usb.prerm: 45: /etc/init.d/wimaxd: not found
Removing any system startup links for /etc/init.d/wimaxd ...
FATAL: Module mt7118_usb_os not found.
Unpacking replacement green-packet-wimax-usb ...
Setting up green-packet-wimax-usb (1.12) ...
FATAL: Error inserting mt7118_usb_glue (/lib/modules/2.6.32-28-generic/kernel/drivers/net/mt7118_usb_glue.ko): Invalid module format
dpkg: error processing green-packet-wimax-usb (--install):
subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Processing triggers for ureadahead ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils ...
Processing triggers for python-gmenu ...
Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/desktop.en_US.utf8.cache...
Processing triggers for libc-bin ...
ldconfig deferred processing now taking place
Processing triggers for python-support ...
Errors were encountered while processing:

The error (Line 9) give me some clue that the mt7118_usb_glue.ko kernel object can't insert it. So, I think this may be due to it's kernel dependencies.

Can anybody tell me how I can install this kernel object to my new Ubuntu 10.04 kernel?

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Any interested also have a look at this: answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-nettool/+question/… –  Rinzwind Jan 27 '12 at 13:31
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what's the provider name? Qubee or Banglalion ? and also which usb modem? if u are using banglalion, (I am just guessing) see this link

It's in Bangla & for Ubuntu 11.10 and this for Ubuntu 11.04

I guess you have to install newer Ubuntu version.

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Jahid vai it's qubee. And i saw the link you provided here previously. So how can i forcefully install the kernel object file in this newer kernel. Waiting for your reply. –  kakaz Feb 1 '12 at 9:29
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Why dont you upgrade to Ubuntu 11.10

Anyways try this on the version you have

To get the driver for Wimax installed , just type the following using the Terminal:

To open Terminal: Ctrl+Alt+T

Type in the following commands:

   sudo apt-get update 
   sudo apt-get install madwimax

Have fun!!!

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