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I'm a kiddo with ubuntu just tried it minutes ago ,how to use internet using my reliance netconnect data card it is not popping up or asking for installation. Without it i cannot connect to interent.I'm using windows 7 ultimate 32 bit version and this question is for ubuntu 12.10 desktop 32 bit version.

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You need to install two software packages to make the internet connectivity work consistently without breaking. They are wvdial and gnome-ppp (The front-end tool to configure wvdial).

  1. Install wvdial package

    Open terminal,(Ctrl+Alt+T) and type the following command

    sudo apt-get install wvdial
    
  2. Install gnome-ppp

    sudo apt-get install gnome-ppp
    
  3. Open gnome-ppp from the terminal.

    sudo gnome-ppp
    
  4. You have to enter your reliance 10-digit mobile number in the Username & your password. Select #777 if you are a Reliance Netconnect Broadband+ user. Then press the Setup button below.

  5. In the Setup window below, click the “Detect” button to identify the device ID of the USB port in which you have inserted your USB modem. The tool would automatically detect the Device, Type and Speed of your USB modem. Once it has deteced, please the “Close” button below.

Once this is done click on Connect!!!

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thanks a lot. Wish I could do more than +1 –  ManojGumber Apr 18 '13 at 15:42
    
This process fails with the 13.04 distribution. –  Indian Sep 14 '13 at 5:44
    
@Indian I'll try it out for 13.04 and let you know! –  Mukund Sep 20 '13 at 14:29
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i have tested this on 13.04 and it works. –  ashishsony Sep 29 '13 at 5:09
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