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I installed a certain software according to the following instruction set.


--How to Install---------------------- * You need login as root *

  1. Run "tar jxvf linux_install.tar.bz2"

  2. Run "./install" in TERMINAL to install MobilePartner eg: # bash //install

  3. If you had installed this software in your system before, you will get a prompt: "The software is exist, do you want overwrites? ([Y]/[N])", enter "y" to overwrites or "n" to exit.

  4. If you do not had installed this software in your system before, you will get a prompt: "Please input the install path[/usr/local/Mobile_Partner]:". Then you can input install path(fullpath), or you may using the default path(/usr/local/Mobile_Partner) by press ENTER direct

  5. Finish installing

--How to run-------------------------- * From shortcut in desktop

  • Run MobilePartner in your install path eg: # //MobilePartner

  • Plug in your device, it will run automatically


Now, whenever I plug the dongle the software is autorun. Can you explain me how to stop this autorunning.

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what is the output of ls /etc/udev/rules.d/ ? – user1849534 Dec 25 '12 at 13:51
50-Huawei-Datacard.rules 70-persistent-net.rules 70-persistent-cd.rules README – PasanW Dec 25 '12 at 13:54
up vote 1 down vote accepted

According to the additional data from your comment I suggest to leave the script there but to deactivate it this way:

sudo chmod -x /etc/udev/rules.d/50-Huawei-Datacard.rules

Usually this should be enough to prevent an autostart.

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Can you please explain what you meant by "I suggest to leave the script there but.."? – PasanW Dec 25 '12 at 13:59
@PasanW this command only prevent the script from being activated by udev, without deleting it, it's a suggestion, maybe you will need it in the future. – user1849534 Dec 25 '12 at 14:01

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