No, you won't be able to just install the modem drivers off the CD, probably because the drivers on the CD are for Microsoft Windows. Does your computer connect to the modem using an ethernet plug or USB? If it's ethernet you may not have to install any drivers at all. The SpeedTouch USB is a popular topic on the forums. You might do a search and see if someone else has instructions on how to get it set up.
my main question is how can i get my new linux os connected to the internet via my existing broadband account (talktalk)and speed touch 330 usb modem.
can i install the drivers for the modem from the talktalk cd rom-and if yes how do i do it?