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Mobile broadband (Tata photon network )is detected and shows in the connections system tray but it does not connect to the Internet.

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did you create a new connection for tata photon using network manager? or it is detecting as storage device. – Web-E Jul 20 '12 at 8:59
It is showing as configured in the network connections. But when I try to connect it shows not enabled! :( – Sowmya Jul 20 '12 at 9:25
Yes, I have created a new connection. – Sowmya Jul 20 '12 at 9:29
does Enable mobile broadband has tick mark? its in end of network manager aplet menu – Web-E Jul 20 '12 at 9:41
@Sowmya: Install wvdial using sudo apt-get install wvdial and than follow the instructions given on wvidal archwiki to generate its config file. – RanRag Jul 20 '12 at 11:08

Use wvdial. Automatic detect USB modem and disable storage.

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I'm a newbie to Ubuntu.. :( How do I install wvdial now? – Sowmya Jul 20 '12 at 9:43
Indeed, this answer would be much improved by explaining how to do that. – Eliah Kagan Jul 20 '12 at 17:27
Go TO: My config: [Dialer Defaults] Init1 = ATZ Init2 = ATQ0 V1 E1 S0=0 &C1 &D2 +FCLASS=0 Modem Type = Analog Modem ISDN = 0 New PPPD = yes Phone = *99***1# Modem = /dev/ttyUSB0 Username = wap Password = wap Baud = 115200 Init3 = AT+CGDCONT=1,"IP","" My use: Run - xterm - sudo wvdial My modem is connected ... :) – Pentium Jul 21 '12 at 8:29
If you want to automatically connect when you turn on .. works even when disconnec/connec USB 3G modem. Create your script in the directory /script or script of your choice .. chmod 777 /script/ contains #! /bin/bash ( while : ; do wvdial sleep 60 done ) & Now put the whole script in / etc / rc.local /script/ exit 0 – Pentium Jul 21 '12 at 11:30
While I'm running: wvdial /etc/wvdial.conf and I get a message saying "Sorry no modem was detected.!" whilst modem is connected. – Sowmya Jul 23 '12 at 9:10

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