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How to configure GSM modem network type (EDGE/UMTS/Auto/etc) since Ubuntu 16.04?

I use USB Modem (Mobile Broadband) to connect to the internet. Prior to Ubuntu 16.04, there used to be a connection setting where you can set a Network-Type (aka gsm.network-type property) through ...
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How can I fix the error below with Huawei E303 Modem not showing in /dev/tty list?

I get this error when I use this command: dmesg | grep tty [ 0.000000] console [tty0] enabled [ 20.203778] usb 1-1: GSM modem (1-port) converter now attached to ttyUSB0 [ 20.203933] usb 1-1: ...
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wvdial invalid dial command

I am using a USB modem on my system running on ubuntu. When at home, I am able to comfortably connect to the internet using wvdial. But, at a certain remote location where the mobile signals are very ...
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USB Modem can't be connected on Ubuntu 16.04

USB modem is detecting in network manager, but clicking on connect button, it keeps on going for few minutes and disconnects thereafter. I thought It was a fault with my computer. But wasn't. I tried ...
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How to use a usb hotspot as a usb internet modem for ubuntu

I wanted to know if it is possible to use a Huawei Mobile USB hotspot as an USB modem. The Hotspot model is E5573, on the box it didn't say that ubuntu is supported, it didn't support windows XP too ...
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How to write wvdial config file using modem log obtained from windows

I have usb modem that I am still not able to use for establishing the Internet on ubuntu 14.04 LTS but it works in windows by creating new dial up connection .Can anyone tell how to write wvdial.conf ...
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How to install MMX210G 3G in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit [closed]

I've tried using the help given in this section but it couldn't work. I've tried using Sakis3g script but it says couldn't switch modem. Even after trying usb_modeswitch.d from a tutorial my modem ...
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Can not connect to mobile broadband even when modem is detected

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and when I connect the Linktop U100(CDMA2000 1X USB modem) the "New Mobile broadband connection" alongwith "Enable mobile broadband" appears in network drop-down menu but ...
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huawei usb modem won't work

This used to work in earlier versions... I try to follow the instructions and compile the modem driver and it just throws errors. sudo ./install /home/dac/Downloads DRIVER COPY START STA_PATH_FLAG=....
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Huawei usb 4G modem not detected

I have a problem with Huawei modem. Ubuntu 16 does not detect it as a mobile broadband modem. I cannot choose it in my Network Connections. $ lsusb 5266: executing lsusb Bus 001 Device 004: ID 1bcf:...
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Ubuntu 16.04 USB modem detected as CD-ROM. Unable to connect

I am facing difficulty in installing my USB modem in Ubuntu 16.04. Most of the time I connect my USB broadband modem it is connected as CD-ROM. What I understood from the web was that usb-modeswitch ...
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Ubuntu Studio 14.04 + Novatel E371 (DW5804)

Have a problem on my laptop Dell D430 with Novatel Expedite E371(DW5804). cat /etc/*release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=14.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=trusty uname -a Linux GSLM 3.19.0-59-lowlatency ...
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USB Modem-Installing the application in ubuntu 14.04

I have got an usb modem (Idea Net setter) ('T & A Mobile Phones Alcatel One Touch L100V / Telekom Speedstick LTE II' as listed in lsusb command). I want to install the application from the usb ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Mobile-Broadband USB stick sometimes not detected at all

I am facing similar issue as mentioned in following question: Mobile-Broadband stick sometimes not detected at all Whereas only difference is I am using Ubuntu 16.04 and modem as Tata Photon plus. ...
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Command to Connect Huawei E3272 HiLink

I have edited 40-usb_modeswitch.rules and added the device. When I plug it in, Ubuntu automatically connects it sometimes. However, it doesn't do anything other times. Restarting, reconnecting, etc....
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SIM reader issue

I'm relatively new by using ubuntu and I followed this tutorial to try to install the EAP_SIM protocol on a pc with ubuntu : Tuto. I'm blocked in the step 5 and 6. The step 5 consist on checking the ...
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Unable to connect Huawei EC150 with Ubuntu 16.04

I'm unable to connect to my reliance netconnect (HUAWEI EC150) to my PC. lsusb is showing the device (device Id is 12d1:1446) but not able to install device drivers. I tried many tutorials of using ...
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Cisco Switch Minicom, putty, picocom doesn't work

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and I'm connected with a Cisco switch Catalyst 2950 through a Serial(RS232) to USB console cable. The name of my serial port is ttyUSB0 according to following command result: ...
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How do I activate my usb modem in my VM ubuntu server with windows host?

I have ubuntu-16.04-server-amd64 running in my virtual-box and I want to use gammu to send sms with my HUAWEI E153 HSDPA usb stick. I tried to add the modem in the serial port to see the modem in COM4 ...
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Connection to the internet using 3g modem ZTE MF190 on Ubuntu 14.04

I got problem with using 3G modem in Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 in VirtualBox and use it as guest OS. My host OS is Windows 7. I haven't problem when share hosts internet via NAT, but when i'm ...
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How to interpret the output and create the rules

When booting 14.04 with the USB Modem in place the following messages appear: [28.956433] system-udevd[384]:NAME="ttyUSB_utps_diag" ignored, kernel device nodes can be renamed; please fix it in /etc/...
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USB Modem (Alcatel OneTouch X500) on Ubuntu 14.04 (Server)

Post Trying to get web connectivity (get an IP) from the Alcatel OneTouch X500, I plugged it in the USB port of my Ubuntu-14.04-Server-running x86. First time it managed to get an IP (got an ...
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Huawei modem does not work with 16.04

Ubuntu 16.04 does not recognize my Huawei 15ca USB modem. How can I fix this?
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My Huawei E303F dongle detected but unable to connect to the internet in ubundu 15.10?

I installed driver for my Huawei E303F on my Ubuntu 15.10. It is installed successfully but not able to connect internet. No connection available. Huawei E303 is working fine in this.
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Setup MTS MBLAZE in Kubuntu 16.04

I have kubuntu 16.04 and i am trying to setup my MTS Mblaze mobile broadband. There is no notification of any kind when i insert the usb device. But lsusb is detecting the device Bus 001 Device 004: ...
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USB 3G modem freezes Ubuntu 16.04 when plugged out

I've tried with Snappy Ubuntu 15.04 and with Ubuntu mate 16.04 on a Raspberry Pi. But plugging out a 3G USB modem results in a freeze of the operating system. Here's the procedure: Make sure there ...
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Problem using GSM modem on Ubuntu 16.04

I justed upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Everything looks fine except the modem. First, the modem connects but the icon doesn't change. It still shows 'disconnected icon'. Old computer shows right icon ...
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How to connect to the internet by using 'huawei power-fi e8231?

I have just installed ubuntu-MATE in my computer. previously i was using fedora 23. when i was using my huawei power-fi e8231 data card in fedora then whenever i inserted the data card into the usb ...
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WiFi connection run very slow in Ubuntu 16.04 (USB Stick)

I have recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 beside Windows 7. I use TP-Link TL-WN821n. Ubuntu normally installed, seems that USB stick driver was installed automatically. but the internet connection is ...
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Can't connect Usb modem on Lubuntu 16.04

My usb modem is detecting in network manager, however on clicking connect button, it keeps on going for few minutes and disconnects thereafter. Please see output of various queries below- lsusb: ...
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Mobile Broadband not working on Dell Inspiron after upgrading to 15.10

I've just upgraded my Dell Inspiron from ubuntu trusty to xubuntu wily (I formatted and performed a clean install rather than a usual upgrade). All the other things are working as usual except the ...
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Can not connect Huawei e3372 modem on Ubuntu 15.10. Please help

I got a new Huawei E3372 modem for my 4G data connection. I have not been able to make it work, since it does not show up in my Network Manager. Can some one point me to the correct direction on how ...
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hauwei e303 is not detected after machine is wake up from sleep

I have huawei e303 dongle. If I plug it and boot up my system, it is working fine. And if I plug it after machine is booted up it also works fine, but only for the first. If I unplugged it after above ...
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How to configure Mobile Broadband (APN)

I've just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my HP Folio 1040. My laptop has built-in Mobile Broadband Module "HP lt4112". I'm using it on windows for Mobile Broadband. But on Ubuntu, I tried to connect it but ...
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how to disable auto connect when the usb modem is plugged in?

i have d-link dwp-157. i am new to Ubuntu. i have installed the drivers using terminal . it works fine . but when i plug the modem , it automatically connects to INTERNET . please tell me how to ...
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Using flash modem on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have a flash modem Huawei model E160G. It works great on 14.04 but I am not able to read the amount of data I have used or how much I have left. If I plug the flash into a Windows computer, a ...
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Micromax 3g modem 5.381 version not detect

My micromax 3g modem version 5.381 are not recognized by ubuntu 14.04 when i connect to pc usb port. Sir please help me to solve this problem thank you
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USB ports not reading ext. hard drive/pen drive etc

I was previously on Windows 7 which crashed, after reading several posts online I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS via a usb flash drive. The OS seems to be installed correctly however my USB ports were not ...
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Huawei dongle is not detected by Dell laptop

I have two laptop computers one is HP and other one is a DELL. I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 on both laptops. I have a Huawei 3g dongle (Model no : E153) which is detected by only the HP laptop ...
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Using Netgear Broadband 341U

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 platform and I have been trying to use Sprint Netgear 341 USB Modem. I have downloaded the Linux documentation from Netgear website and followed the instructions. I successfully ...
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USB Modem Stopped Working Ubuntu 15.10

I use a MTS MBLAZE modem(created by ZTE) to connect to the Internet. Normally Ubuntu automatically detects the modem and in a few seconds shows a notification that "Mobile Broadband Network. you are ...
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Gnome PPP does not detect 56k usb modem cnet cnum56-rs (chipset Conexant) in 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64 bits) and try to run a 56k modem usb cnet, modem data are as follows: Brand: CNet Model: CNUM56-RS Chipset: Conexant When I run lsusb with the connected modem out the ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 can't connect to the internet with USB modem

Ubuntu can't connect to the internet despite detecting my USB modem. However, it gives me the message You are registered to the home network. But when I create a new mobile broadband profile and try ...
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using a USB phone modem (LG GD 570) in linux with Reliance GSM 3g Data plan in Kolkata, India

I am using a LG GD570 phone as a modem. My USB connection mode is set up as "Data Service". I am in Kolkata and I have purchased a 3g data plan with APN given by smartnet. So, I connect the USB cable ...
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LTE network connection with USB stick

I am running 15.10 on a Lenovo ThinkPad R61 and have been running Ubuntu since 8.04 on this machine. Since upgrading to 15.04 I have serious trouble with mobile broadband connections via USB modems. ...
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Huawei USB EVDO Modem(12d1:1446) no longer detected in Ubuntu 15.10

My Huawei modem was listed by lsusb in Ubuntu 15.10 as follows Huawei Technologies co Ltd. But its no longer detected!! Once , it was shown in NetworkManager as mobile broadband device. I chose ...
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mobile broadband signal strength indicator in ubuntu 15.10 weaker than in window 10

I am dual-booting Ubuntu 15.10 (kernel: 4.2) alongside with Window 10 in my new Aspire E15 E5-573G-779S. Appreciate if anyone can help to advise on below problem: using usb modem - mobile broadband 3G ...
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Huawei USB 3G modem not working on Lenovo G40-30 under Ubuntu 14.04 x64

I have a Huawei 3G USB modem which works fine on desktop Ubuntu 14.04 x32 without any efforts. It doesn't work on Ubuntu 14.04 x64 on Lenovo G40-30 laptop. Nothing happens when it is inserted in USB ...
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Have to reconnect mobile broadband many times to establish internet. What could be the reason?

I am using Huawei E303 Model HSPA Stick in Ubuntu 15.10. But i have to keep on disconnecting and reconnecting the internet from the notification area 5-6 times to start browsing. Every time i get a ...
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Upgrading to latest kernel disabled by USB Wifi Dongle

I recently updated to the latest kernel, and the USB wifi dongle stopped working. I booted into an earlier kernel version, and wifi dongle works perfectly in that (I am currently using that). Can ...