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I just bought an unlocked Idea 3G Netsetter dongle (USB stick for internet connection) and have an Aircel SIM (3G activated on unlimited plan). I cnnnected my SIM properly with dongle.

Nothing happened!

Please tell me how to install it. I am using Ubuntu 12 with Windows XP (installed using Wubi).

P.S It's detecting on Windows but not on Ubuntu.

Thanks! :)

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Try to access the contents of the Dongle by mounting it. You will definitely find some README and script that will do the job of installing the drivers on Linux. –  Jay Apr 14 '13 at 7:08
    
Thanks for reply :) I am new to Ubuntu. How to mount it (it's even not detecting the dongle; whereas; Windows XP do). –  Ashish Apr 14 '13 at 7:13
    
askubuntu.com/questions/138253/… –  Jay Apr 14 '13 at 7:27
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  • Insert your usbmodem.
  • Click on the network icon on the Right Side > Edit Connection > Select Mobile Broadband > Add
  • Follow the steps (select country and your service provider as Aircel). complete the steps by saving.
  • Click on the desktop taskbar network icon and select the connection made.
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If you are using a Dlink DWM 156 Modem to connect to internet using your Aricel 3G Sim try to follow the instructions on this link it worked for me.

http://lawrencematthew.wordpress.com/2013/06/21/connecting-ubuntu-12-04-2-to-internet-using-d-link-dwm-156-3g3-75g-usb-modem/

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Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference. –  Braiam Sep 5 '13 at 4:14
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