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I'm brand new to ubuntu and linux. We access internet from a usb stick issued by a local telephone company. When I plug the stick into the computer, I see the device listed under internet connections as a mobile broadband device but it is grayed out and inaccessible.

I tried to create a new mobile broadband connection but my country (Gabon) is not listed and we have no payment plans per se (we pay from a pre-paid card system)..

Any clues as to how I can get the system to recognize the internet connection?

Thanks for any help...

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you have a option here . If your country not listed then you have option for that also . I mean look this

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The only thing here matters is APN of your Network , no matter how you pay . Hope that helps .

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From what the user said the option is grayed out and inaccessible. So he may not be able to do that –  LnxSlck Sep 19 '12 at 15:36
    
If there is no connection created then it will grayed out . –  AgentCool Sep 19 '12 at 15:46
    
I also have an USB internet stick and that's not what happens. The option is not grayed out or inaccessible. –  LnxSlck Sep 19 '12 at 16:42
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