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Hello everyone i'm a newbie loving the ubuntu experience. I have a problem connecting my usb modem specified in the title on a CDMA network in Ghana(expresso), I did some searching and found the usb_modeswitch.

I have downloaded the latest tar.bz2 for the program and the data package. My question do i just need to compile and install this software and my modem will out of the box like in Win7.

NB: Even in windows the autorun works only the first time the modem is plugged in, afterwards if modem is plugged in, Win7 recognises it but i have launch the GUI to be able to use the modem unlike other modems in which the GUI pops up everytime the modem is plugged in.

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Take a look at this page: How do I use Expresso’s Cliq Modem in ubuntu?

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u are a genuis, thanks a lot – Mysterio Apr 29 '11 at 0:06
Please include more than just a link – Marco Ceppi Apr 29 '11 at 1:36

try the steps in this blog connecting usb modem in ubuntu ( change the settings according to your service provider ) ...meanwhile my ZTE modem works out of the box in 10.10 and 11.04. I just have to wait 5-7 mins and enable mobile broadband and the choose a new connection appears in network manager! and this is how I connect in 10.10 and 11.04

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