So I'm new to Ubuntu and trying to get my internet set up. I've decided to try EasyTether but I can't seem to figure out how to make it work. I downloaded the .deb file and got it extracted, but when it comes to "Open Terminal on your Linux computer, type easytether connect, press Enter" I'm lost. All I get is
Then I had the bright idea that maybe PdaNet might work through Wine, but I can't figure out how to get Wine working. I downloaded/extracted wine1.3_1.3.28-Oubuntu1_i386.deb and I can see the stupid program sitting on the desktop but the Terminal can't find it.
easytether: command not found
Help.ubuntu.com says I should do "winecfg" first and that's met with
And then when I do that, I get
The program 'winecfg' can be found in the following packages:
Try: sudo apt-get install <selected package>
I found on another forum someone recommended "sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa; sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install wine1.3" but that seems to want an internet connection -- which I don't have at the moment. Any ideas?
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
E: Unable to locate package wine1.3
E: Couldn't find any package by regex 'wine1.3'
Thanks in advance.