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I am using ubuntu 11.04 and I am trying to connect Vodafone Huawei dongle to access internate,But I am not getting any success to connect the net.Can someone tell me where I am doing the wrong part?Any help and suggestions will be highly appreciable.

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did ubuntu detected the hardware and you have setup APN ? – Web-E Apr 16 '12 at 14:56
nope..It didn't.... – newuser Apr 16 '12 at 17:54
Edit your question with output of following command lsusb -v and device model. – Web-E Apr 17 '12 at 2:39
The device model(dongle) is Huawei K3570-Z and when I used lsusb -v in terminal it showed a long list so which one should I paste here. – newuser Apr 17 '12 at 2:49
paste the output , (the long list) to and share the url here – Web-E Apr 17 '12 at 5:29
up vote 2 down vote accepted

It seems that this modem has problem in 11.04 as per google results. If the device LED is ok and it loaded as a cd drive,

Try the following,

Don't use memory card in the slot of modem if any.

  1. open synaptic package manager and download these two libraries.

    • usb-modeswitch
    • usb-modeswitch-data
  2. Press ALT+ F2 and type gconf-editor

  3. Disable auto mount : Click on apps folder in left and then navigate to nautilus, double click on preferences directory.

    on right hand side panel,uncheck the following options:

    • media_automount
    • media_automount_open

    Check this option

    • media_autorun_never
  4. Reboot system. You can keep usb stick connected.

Now that you have everything setup, you can create configuration for this USB modem in network connections.

Alternartively you can try with sakis3g script. It is shell script specifically made for vodafone.

A detailed tutorial of both methods can be found here

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Thanks @Web-E for your quick reply.I made successfully connect the device using your first method,but the problem is that when I am going to open any page with any browser then not a single page is opening.I checked the dongle in another system with Windows Xp and it is working good in that.So what is the wrong part in my system? – newuser Apr 19 '12 at 6:45
did you setup the APN? – Web-E Apr 19 '12 at 11:30
yes I made it..but the pages are not opening..Please help me.. – newuser Apr 19 '12 at 16:08

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