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Running Novell Support Advisor on Ubuntu


May 14, 2010 5:57 pm

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  1. Install Wine in Ubuntu Software Center

  2. Download the latest Windows version of NSA from
  3. Open Terminal and run: wine /path/to/NSA_2.0.0.exe

  4. Go through the install next, next.. install… ignore error… finish

  5. Open Nautilus and go to: /home/username/.wine/drive_c/Program Files/Novell/SupportAdvisor
  6. Double click NSA.air and click install, continue

  7. NSA will startup and ask you to create a database, choose what you want, I chose to encrypt my DB

  8. Close NSA by right mouse click NSA in the taskbar and select close
  9. Double click NSA.air again and click Run Now

  10. Voila

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