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I am recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in my Acer Aspire 5542 laptop. I am not able to connect to internet using my Micromax MMX 353G USB 3G Modem ( I'm using Vodafone Mobile as ISP with APN "www" for 2G Network). I don't know how to configure my modem to connect to internet. But i can easily do that using Windows 7. Pls kindly help. Is there in GUI application to do it as i m not well versed with the terminal codes.

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irst open network connection from your dash(hit Super key and search for network connection). Then go to Mobile Broadband tab.

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click add.

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select device and hit forward

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choose country and hit forward

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choose provider and hit forward

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choose your plan. if not listed select other and give access point name.

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hit apply. you have created mobile broadband connection. if you want to edit then open network connections from dash. to connect it . click button between bluetooth and sound on top panel. then click name of just created Mobile broadband network.

guide is described here

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thanx i have somehow made it to detect by using this command:- sudo modprobe usbserial vendor=0x1c9e product=0x9605. now it shows in the network applet if i go to it through dash but it doesnot show when click the network icon in the top panel. for it to show i again have to type the code in the terminal and wait for sometime. –  drsam May 28 '12 at 20:52
  1. Download a script called sakis3g
  2. Place it in your home folder
  3. Type sudo chmod +x sakis3g in terminal
  4. Wait for 1 minute and you would get your connection name in top bar.

Note: I have been looking for a solution to this problem the whole of the past year, this one is the best I've found, even though sometimes it doesn't work, most of the time it does.

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