I recently upgraded from Tata Photon+ to Tata Docomo Photon 3G, however Ubuntu is not recognizing the device itself. I tried manually adding the device in Mobile Broadband section, using different APNs and Service provider names as suggested in few earlier questions. The device is ZTE MF 190 (hsupa). What do i do?
Use sakis3g script
Sakis3G is a tweaked shell script which is supposed to work out-of-the-box for establishing a 3G connection with any combination of modem or operator.
It automatically setups your USB or Bluetooth™ modem, and may even detect operator settings.
It may work for you.
For details on sakis3g installation please refer to official Github page of sakis3g
For details on how to use sakis3g refer the official page
see this post for additional reference.
First you have to be shure the device is recognized as a modem and the proper ttyUSB or ACM are created.
Check dmesg output after the device is plugged in. Most 3g modems start to life as a cdrom device, and is the job of usbmodeswitch to send the right command to bring modem up.
protected by Community♦ Mar 17 '13 at 10:00
Thank you for your interest in this question.
Because it has attracted low-quality answers, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site.
Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead?