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Problem removing 3G mobile broadband dongle on 12.04

I recently upgraded my 3G mobile broadband dongle to a newer model. Ubuntu recognizes it and I can connect/disconnect with no trouble. The problem comes when I try to safely remove the drive by right ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Mobile Broadband Settings with Terminal

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to my beaglebone and now want to make appropriate changes to be able to use my Huawei e173 modem. I can successfully use Huawei e173 on my desktop ubuntu 12.04. But I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 isn't detecting my Alcatel 3G modem

Today I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu didn't detect 3G usb modem I tried with usb_modeswitch but nothing happened. I have Alcatel one touch X200D and isn't showing Mobile Broadband option in the ...
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3G USB Modem Not Working in 12.04

When I connect my 3G USB Modem to my laptop with 12.04, nothing shows up in Network-Manager. This modem is working in 11.10 and the modem is shown in Network-Manager but not in 12.04 !! Here are the ...
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How to disable PIN on SIM card

My SIM card is stuck inside the slot of my laptop and I can't get it out without causing further damage to my laptop. Every time I log in gnome-shell prompts me for the PIN. Whether I am about to use ...
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Huawei 3G modem disconnects after successful connection

I'm having a severe connection problem in Ubuntu 12.04 that renders the OS almost useless. I have a Huawei E352 3G modem. Ubuntu detects it as a mobile broadband connection without any problem. I ...
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How to connect to the Internet using an Airtel 3G USB dongle?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on an HP pavilion dv6 laptop alongside Windows 7. I am not able to connect to internet via Airtel 3G USB dongle. I tried editing the network connection and am still ...
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Alcatel X215 3G no longer works in 12.04 (no /dev/ttyUSB*)

I just upgraded my netbook from Ubuntu 11.xx to 12.04 and after that I could not use my Alcatel X215 3G modem any more. With the former version of Ubuntu, I had installed the driver-tool package from ...
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3G Huawei E220 cannot connect to the Net Ubuntu 12.04

I've upgraded from 10.10 to 12.04. The situation: I plug the dongle in and enter the password. If I click 'Enable Mobile Broadband' and I get a notice on the top right saying 'GSM network. You are now ...
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Connection problems with 3G Dongle (Vodafone K3805-Z)

In my newly-installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, my ZTE K3805-Z Vodafone-branded USB 3G dongle shows in the notification area as a 'Mobile Broadband' connection called 'Vodafone Contract'. So far, so good! ...
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“Could not connect to device” error with a HDM LG2100 EVDO modem

I have some trouble with ubuntu 12.04 because I can't connect to the internet using wvdial and my modem HDM LG 2100 EVDO from INWI ISP I get something like that "Could not connect to device ...
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How to setup Proximus mobile broadband?

We've got mobile broadband from Proximus, but the software provided with it is for Windows and Mac only. If I simply plug it in in an Ubuntu laptop, it brings up a wizard which helps you setting ...
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data usages check option for DOCOM MF631 in ubuntu 11.10

I connect my USB Modem DOCOMO MF631 in ubuntu 11.10 from the help of this site : Configuring Tata Photon + USB Modem Huawei EC156. Now Ist problem is that i don't know my connection speedin ubuntu. In ...
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gsm-ussd gives device busy or error (100)

I am using gsm-ussd to try and query my data balance from my 3G modem. When I issue the commands gsm-ussd -m /dev/ttyUSB0 '*188#' or gsm-ussd -m /dev/ttyUSB2 '*188#' I get either "Device or ...
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Unable to Connect to Internet with 3G USB Dongle for Particular ISP

I'm using USB 3G Dongle for Internet. Previously I was using Tata Docomo (India) as provider, and the Internet was working fine. Now I've changed to BSNL, but I'm unable to connect to the Internet on ...
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how to use my internet 3G of my blackberry with my computer?

I've bought a blackberry bold 9700, and I have 3G service. how can I use the internet with my computer?
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NetworkManager doesn't detect my broadband device

I have a Huawei K3765 (USB ID 12D1:1520) and I'm trying to use it with Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid. I have usb-modeswitch installed, so when I plug the device I can see that it gets switched from storage-mode ...
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Caught signal 15 When shutting down

When I doing shutdown , my laptop freezing after the next lines: Network-manager: Caught signal 15 umount /run/lock is not mounted Into /run/lock I can found ttyUSB0 file. What I can do in this ...
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Connecting to 3G Modem with Command Line

i have a 3g Modem and it's my only way to connect to internet . in the GUI Mode it's easy to connect via Network Manager , But how to connect to internet with this modem in the Text Mode? Thanks in ...
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switch between 3g and 2g in zte modem

I'm relatively new to Ubuntu(installed 11.10 just 2 days ago). The thing is that if I connect my zte mf691 modem via usb it shows up in connection manager. If I connect to the internet with the modem ...
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mobile broadband in network setting missing [closed]

I'm trying to connect to the internet using mobile broadband network (3G) in Ubuntu 11.10, but the mobile broadband tab (the one to enable/disable mobile broadband) in network setting seems to be ...
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Is there a way to automatically detect the 3G port without using wvdialconfig every time?

I am using 10.04 Server. I have a 3G wireless card, use the switch program which i get from the manufacturer, i can change the 3G card from USB storage mode to 3G modem mode, then following devices ...
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Is there any way to send and receive SMS through my Prolink PHS300 3g modem?

Is there any way to send and receive SMS through my 3g modem. I'm using prolink phs300 modem.
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Huwawei E220 broadband dongle not working

The problem is, I have used Ubuntu from 6.10 upto 11.10. And upto 11.04 I used my same USB 3G dongle to connect to broadband and it worked fine. But 2 days ago I upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 and broadband ...
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How do I permanently enable mobile broadband on boot?

I would like to permanently check "Enable mobile broadband" so I don't have to check it after every boot.
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3G modem is getting disconnected and not showing anymore in network manager icon

I am using a BSNL 3G modem in India. I've noticed that, after using it for a time, internet is getting disconnected and it is disappearing from network manager icon. In order to connect again, modem ...
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How to use Huawei K3765 under Ubuntu?

Before and after plugging in the 3G modem: root@MACHINE:~# ls /dev/ttyUSB* ls: cannot access /dev/ttyUSB*: No such file or directory root@MACHINE:~# Logs: root@MACHINE:~# tail -f ...
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How can I install the Huawei E1550 dongle

I'm a new user and can't have my Huawei E1550 dongle installed & connect to the internet. Can anyone help? Using Ubuntu 11.10
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Is it possible to disable the automatic download of updates when the internet connection is through a 3G dongle?

Is it possible to disable the automatic download of updates when the internet connection is through a 3G dongle, while still downloading them in the background when the connection is via WiFi or eth0? ...
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Persistent 3G connection with network manager fails [closed]

I maintain a persistent 3G connection on a remote device using network manager. However, every so often, the link fails and then does not restart itself. I managed to identify an occurrence of this in ...
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OpenVPN conflicts with 3G mobile broadband

I'm using ubuntu 11.04 2.6.38-8-generic fresh install. The usb 3G dongle (Onda MT833UP) is recognised by the networkmanager and works fine until I install the openvpn client (sudo apt-get install ...
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How can I force a USB modem to only connect via EDGE and not 3G?

How do I get Network-admin to restrict connection to GSM (Edge) instead of flipping between 3G and Edge and lose connection. Usually it works out-of-the box, but at my current location there are a lot ...
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Choosing 3G or EDGE on Mobile Broadband

I'm using Mobile Broadband with the modem HUAWEI K3765 . I have installed the driver from here : http://www.betavine.net/bvportal/resources/datacards/devices . In the modem's official management ...
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Is it possible to tether internet between my android phone and a 3G HSPDA router?

I wish to share my 3G connection with a router using my current android phone without having to buy a new sim card or a dongle of some sort. Is this possible? I am able to tether my phone making it a ...
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How to setup Tethering via USB?

This Article (the "How to setup Tethering via USB on Windows" section) lists simple ways to share the 3G connection from a tethered phone with other computers. How could I do this with Ubuntu 11.04? ...
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Kill modem-manager process

I would like to use the script sakis3g. And I need to kill modem-manager in order to use it. I use sudo killall modem-manager but process keeps restarting. Is there a way to kill it?
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Share adhoc connection with Playstation 3 [closed]

I'm using a mobile internet connection on my Ubuntu laptop, and I'm sharing it (wlan) using adhoc. The problem seems to be that it only works using WEP security, but my PS3 can not connect to, or even ...
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Mobile 3G Connection

Hello i'm a newbie Ubuntu user, I have a Mobile 3G Modem (Vodafone VODEM) , i found my modem's drivers in this site . I installed it and now i can connect via my 3G Modem very well. But while i was ...
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How can I share my iPhone's 3g connection with my Ubuntu 10.10 desktop PC? Currently using MyWi app

I'm trying to share my iPhone's 3G data connection with my Ubuntu desktop as my broadband router has blown up (a new one is on order...). I have successfully managed to share my 3G data connection ...
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What USB 3G dongles are working in Canada? [closed]

I am looking for a pay-as-you-go USB 3G Modem that I could install on a netbook under Ubuntu. I am in Canada, and would like to stay away from Bell. Any brand name / model number that was tested to ...
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Can I force my Huawei E1550 modem to be usable on another network?

I have huawei e1550 3g modem and it is locked to network operator "Idea" while using through windows(which I don't like). Is it possible to use another network operator on this modem on ubuntu or Is ...
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Which wireless 3G cards work?

I'm running Ubuntu Maverick on a ThinkPad X201. Does anyone know what 3G wireless cards or USB dongles work?
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Wvdial randomly drops 3G connection - How to auto-reconnect?

I'm using a 3G modem for a router running Ubuntu server 10.04. I have the connection established using wvdial, which works successfully, but sometimes the connection drops. I would like it to auto ...
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After turning off the modem must juggle

I have a Ubuntu 10.10, hooked 3G internet with no problems. Only one problem after disconnect from the Internet then no longer connects ... be able to pull out of the USB, then stick and then ...
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PIN request at each login after update to Maverick

I have a netbook with included 3G mobile broadband card (Huawei E620). I have configured the broadband network connection in the Network Manager and it works perfectly. However since Maverick ...
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How do I use Rogers Nokia CS-18 rocket stick?

I've just got a Rogers Nokia CS-18 rocket stick but when I plug it into my laptop it doesn't get recognized as a 3G modem. I've rebooted and tried plugging it into windows first but nothing seems to ...
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Ubuntu restricting download speed to 15kbps

I used a 3G broadband modem. I usually would be able to get a download speed of 40 - 60 kbps when i still used windows. but it seems ubuntu has a way of restricting downloads to 15kbps. this happens ...
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Bandwidth Aggregation with multiple 3G cards?

I have multiple 3G data Cards as well as a wired connection to the Internet. I can connect each of them separately and access the internet. Is there any way i can aggregate the bandwidth of these ...