[Wine] New to Wine and Linux/Ubuntu
drescherjm at gmail.com
Mon Feb 15 21:57:57 CST 2010
On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 10:53 PM, risusama <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> I am new to using Linux, but the installation of Ubuntu I am have installed seems to not be able to use the built in mobile broadband adapter on my HP6730b laptop. Linux setup lists options for using generic mobile broadband adapters, but fails to initiate (or recognise) my onboard device :(
> This might sound like a naive question, but does wine purely allow the use of windows executable files in Linux, or can it also run system devices that Linux seems to be unable to, by using the original windows drivers in wine? If so, how would I set about doing this?
> Any advise would be greatly appreciated :)
No wine can not run windows device drivers. You need proper linux drivers.
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