Saturday, December 27, 2008

Sify broadband from Ubuntu/Kubuntu

Here are the instructions to install sify broadband client in Kubuntu/Ubuntu 8.10

Download the client from the location
When I clicked the link for linux, it opened up a PDF file with the details. look for the li. for ux client link

then execute the following commands (after downloading the file).

gunzip sify_bbclient-3.0.tar.gz
tar -xvf sify_bbclient-3.0.tar

From the exploded location, execute

execute sudo ./

gksudo ln -s /usr/lib/ /usr/lib/

gksudo ln -s /usr/lib/ /usr/lib/

now, you can execute "sifyconnect" command from terminal and it pops up sify bb client.

Make sure you call sify customer care to register your system/laptop physical address so as you can connect without any problem.

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