3G or 3rd generation mobile telecommunications.

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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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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 ...
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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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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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Mobile broadband connects to 3G after selecting 2G in Ubuntu 14.04

I am using a Huawei e303c HSDPA modem to connect to a wireless network on Ubuntu 14.04LTS. The modem configuration was done using the Connection manager and the HSDPA network works flawlessly. ...
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Three's mobile broadband

I've recently downloaded Ubuntu 12.10 and it seems great. I just can't get my Three Ireland mifi dongle to work at all. When I plug it in, it only recognizes it as a storage devise. Any ideas on how ...
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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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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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Automatically connect to internet

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on my laptop, I am using 3G USB modem to connect to the internet (sometimes I do not have direct access to this laptop, but I need it to stay online). But every day ...
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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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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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Connecting to Internet using TataPhoton 3G dongle(ZTE MF190) Ubuntu 12.04

I have bought a new Tata Docomo Photon 3G Dongle and I want to use it from Ubuntu 12.04. When I connect the device, its detected but I don't know how to install the software packed within it or ...
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Mobile Internet Modem Olivetti Olicard 155 does not work in Ubuntu 12.10

I have a problem, I bought a 3G mobile modem, but does not work in Ubuntu 12.10, also did not work on Ubuntu 12.04. I installed the USB Modeswitch and has the same flaw, does not recognize the modem ...
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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 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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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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Getting an Alcatel X230D connected

-- I'M STILL WORKING ON GETTING UPDATES WITH THIS -- I have an Alcatel X230D supplied by O2. It is a USB 3G modem. It has the following credentials in lsusb: Bus 003 Device 003: ID 1bbb:f017 T ...
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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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3G Data connection assistant on Ubuntu Touch

I still couldn't manage to create a woeking 3g data connection with Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview on my Nexus 4 phone :-( Will there be a setup assistant on the phone once version 1.0 is ou tu help ...
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Why Network Manager Can't Detect My ZTE USB 3G Modem!

I am using ubuntu 12.10. I use a ZTE USB 3G Modem to connect to internet. I connect that modem through a driver software which was provided with the modem. This modem works fine. I can browse , use ...
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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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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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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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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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Will the Ubuntu Edge work in countries without LTE? [closed]

I live in a country with no LTE, we use 3G. Will the Edge still work here? Thanks
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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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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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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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USSD requests via Mobile Broadband

Basically what I want to do is to check my balance of my prepaid SIM-Card, which is located in a 3G-Modem (USB). Some background information: The provider of my 3G-Internet (called Beeline) is also ...
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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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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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No cellular data after update

I updated my BQ Aquaris saturday, and since then I have no cellular data anymore. WIFI works fine. I checked my APN settings, and they seem empty, I tried to change to custom settings and manually ...
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Connecting to the Internet using Etisalat in Sri Lanka (Prolink PHS300) (Corporate Dongle)

I live in Sri Lanka and my ISP is Etisalat Lanka PVT (LTD). I upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 a couple of weeks ago and I still am wondering how to connect to the Internet using my Etisalat Prolink PHS300 ...
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How to start ubuntu-touch on Nexus 7 3G Tilapia (nakasig)?

I am trying run Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7 3G Tilapia, but I only see the "Google" splash screen. I have read many forums and found that the /data partition is different on Tilapia and Grouper ...
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How to install TP-Link MA180 on Ubuntu

I just bought the 3G Modem TP-Link MA180 and I try to install it on Ubuntu 12.10. Problem : Network Manager does not detect it. I saw on the web that usb-modeswith is supposed to handle it, but I ...
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Lenovo mobile broadband

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Thinkpad T400, and in addition to traditional ethernet and wifi connections, I would like to enable the mobile broadband, integrated by default on my laptop. ...
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No enable mobile broadband option

I just migrated from Wubi to actual dual booting Ubuntu and Windows 7 my machine is an Aspire 4750G. When I had (Wubi) Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit the network applet included the "enable mobile ...
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My Huawei E353 modem is recognized as another model and is not fully functional

I have Huawei USB modem E353. But it is just working with Ubuntu 12.04. I am able to connect to internet. But I am not able to use ixconn and Gammu for retrieving messages. I need USSD Functionality. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Tata Docomo 3g Dongle in Linux [Mint or Ubuntu ] [closed]

I need help connecting the Tata Docomo 3g Dongle in Linux.I searched everywhere on the internet and could not find any solution.I think all the required files are provided with the device : Here is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 detects Vodafone 3g dongle, but fails to connect

Earlier I used Ubuntu 12.04 where my Vodafone 3G Dongle (HUWAEI modem) used to connect seamlessly via network manager Mobile Broadband. Now I have upgraded my system and using Ubuntu 14.04, but ...
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How do I tell whether Ubuntu phone is using 2G or 3G?

I have a bq Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition. There's a signal indicator in the top bar, but I can't see any indication whether it's got a GSM/EDGE/3G signal. How do I find this out?
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How to get my 3G ZTE MF XXX / Prolink PHS XXX dongle working in Linux

Some of these devices either aren't naturally detected or are not usable in Ubuntu and other GNU/Linux operating systems.
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Boot from USB with 3g/4g

Does a small USB stick exist which has built in 3g or 4g, and can be plugged into any computers usb port to boot into linux giving you internet access using the 3g or 4g built into the USB stick which ...