Sign up ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free.

I want to configure my DLink USB modem to Ubuntu 12.10, it does not detect it.

share|improve this question
You may have to contact the manufacturer to know if a driver is needed and available. Also take a look at Enabling or Installing D-Link DWM 156 broadband modem? – user25656 Jan 24 '13 at 10:11

1 Answer 1

Open up a terminal from Applications -> Accessories. Type:

gksu gedit /etc/modules

At the bottom of the file, make two new lines, like this:



Then close the editor program and save it. Reboot the computer[.]

I found this solution in Maduka Jayalath's answer to Micromax MMX 310G Data Card is not being recognized as a modem.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.