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I have a Reliance netconnect Huwaei Ec1260 modem . How can I use this to connect to the internet?

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  • For Ubuntu 10.04 (skip this step for Ubuntu 10.10): install usb-modeswitch Install usb-modeswitch and follow the below steps.

  • Right Click on the NetworkManager icon from the panel notification area > Edit Connections.

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  • Mobile Broadband > Add.

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You will get a New Mobile Broadband Connection Dialog. (Reliance-Huawei is autodetected)

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  • Forward > Country List: India

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  • Forward > Choose your Provider: Reliance

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  • Enter the username and password (provided by your network provider: Reliance).

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  • Apply.
  • Click on the NetworkManager icon and select the Mobile Broadband connection.
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still got nothing happen, I am using CSL U2-TF modem –  ok comp Nov 27 '10 at 17:41
    
@ok comp: This method works for modems that are supported out-of-the-box by Ubuntu. (Huawei modems are generally well supported.) –  Sid Nov 27 '10 at 18:12
    
@ok comp I am confused, this answer is for a huwaei ec1260, not a csl u2-tf. –  Jorge Castro Nov 28 '10 at 1:26
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i have already done the same but it just start connecting and then after some time it display an error that it cannot connect to the network –  FOSS DIVERSER Nov 30 '10 at 10:01
    
@FOSS DIVERSER: This method works for me. When you get a connection error, restart the nm-applet by doing this: 1. Alt+F2 and enter this: pkill nm-applet 2. Alt+F2 and enter this: nm-applet –  sudobash Nov 30 '10 at 16:57

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