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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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'ip-config-unavailable' error when USB modem tries to connect

I have got a ZTE MF-193E modem which worked fine before. When I bought this modem more than a year ago, it worked readily out of the box. Now, as Ubuntu is progressing in version, things are becoming ...
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Problem with building/compiling a driver for Edimax wireless adapter EW-7822UAC in Kubuntu 13.10 64-bit

I have a USB wireless adapter EW-7822UAC from Edimax, and I used to be able to build/compile a Linux driver from the source that the vendor provided just by installing build-essential package on a ...
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Configuring Tata Photon + USB Modem Huawei EC156

The version that I have now on my machine is Ubuntu 11.10 Desktop dual booted with Windows XP. The problem that I face is that I have a USB modem of Huawei Model No: EC 156. It's a Tata Photon + ...
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How to install wvdial without getting the following error?

When I ran the command: sudo apt-get install wvdial I got this error message : error p@p:~$ sudo apt-get install wvdial Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Huawei e303c data-card not working for Ubuntu 11.04?

Cheers to you. I got a problem in making a Mobile-BroadBand connection in Ubuntu 11.04, using 'Huawei e303c' usb data-card. I'm using Tata Docomo 3G sim-card (India, circle: Maharastra). My ...
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connect to internet through 3g dongle in ubuntu server

As the title says, can i connect to internet through 3g dongle in ubuntu server fresh installation Any terminal / manual way? My purpose is to get connection using dongle in ubuntu server minimal ...
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USB tethering from Android 2.3

I used a friend's Android (2.3) phone that allows USB tethering, subheading: "share phone's mobile network with PC." Android lets me set 2 tethering settings, under "USB tethering type": ...
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How to connect to internet using Reliance NetConnect data card?

I have a Reliance NetConnect Data card. I have plugged the datacard to my PC but it doesn't autorun or asks for installation as it does on Windows. Without it being installed I cannot connect to the ...
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HUAWEI E173 on Ubuntu 12.04

I have a HUAWEI E173 usb stick to access the internet. It works normally on windows but I'd like to be able to use it on my Ubuntu system as well. I plug it in, and after 25-20 seconds the status ...
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2 internet connections on a single PC

If I have a wireless and a usb internet connection on my Ubuntu 12.04 as in: At the moment, Ubuntu seems to only make use of the Wired connection which is the usb connection. Is it possible to get ...
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How to get Bus and Device relationship for a /dev/ttyUSB

I need to write an script for restart USB dongles. I have all tools but I can't link my /dev/ttyUSBx to physical BUS and DEVICE. An issue is that I have three dongles with the same id vendor and id ...
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Huawei E3272 Ubuntu

I have a problem with Huawei E3272 modem. Ubuntu 14.04 does not detect it as a mobile broadband modem. If I put my SIM card into my old modem(E3131) everything works, E3272 is just not detected. I ...
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How to configure TATA Photon+ EC1261 HUAWEI

I'm running ubuntu 10.04. I have a newly purchased TATA Photon+ Internet connection which supports Windows and Mac. On the Internet I found a article saying that it could be configured on Linux. I ...
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Balance of GSM USB Modem using USSD

Are there some tools or commands I can use to send USSD codes for checking balance and data balance of the GSM SIM Card in my USB modem (Mobile broadband dongle)?
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How do I set up an MTS MBlaze modem?

I have a new MTS MBlaze Broadband modem USB and it is not getting detected in my Ubuntu 10. 04. It is getting detected as an USB but not as MODEM as result I am not able to create a MOBILE BROADBAND ...
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USB mobile broadband dongles in Ubuntu (14.04)? Where to start?

Your situation or what you need to get a working Internet connection with a mobile broadband USB dongle: You have the USB dongle, of course. You have a 3G, 4G or whatever SIM card with a data plan ...
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In Ubuntu, Is there an application like “Huawei Mobile Partner” for Broadband Connections?

I want to know that is there an application in Ubuntu which is like Huawei Mobile Partner. That application should provide: Display bandwidth SMS facility. Make Connection and ...
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Modem Network DIsconnected. You are now offline

I'm a new user of linux environment. I'm using ubuntu 11.10 and a MTS Mblaze USB modem. I have installed it correctly and it was working good at first but when I restarted my system then I was unable ...
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Micromax 3G mobile internet modem not being detected

I have Micromax 3G modem, and I inserted it in the USB port, but it is not being detected by Ubuntu 12.04, that I'm using from a Live USB. I tried creating a mobile Internet connection, however, ...
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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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Install BSNL evdo card in Ubuntu 12.10

I want to install BSNL EVDO Rev A USB Data Card Model No.:T-U500 on my laptop which is double booted with both ubuntu and windows 7. BSNL evdo works well on windows 7 and I tried to install it on ...
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How do I get a 3G USB modem to work?

Since at least Jaunty, I've tried to get my wife's 3G USB modem to work on Ubuntu, always with the same result - instant, complete system freeze. I've tried installing`wvdial and usb-modeswitch, I've ...
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configuring USB modem( Huawei EC156) in ubuntu 13.10

I am facing difficulty in installing my USB modem in Ubuntu 13.10. Contrary to what many have suggested,it does not get detected automatically, nor does setting a new connection help. USB Device is ...
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Enabling or Installing D-Link DWM 156 broadband modem?

No support for this USB broadband modem. Does anyone have a clue on how to enable or install it in Ubuntu 12.04? The device is listed by lsusb as 2001:a80b but in network manager, there is nothing ...
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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. However,...
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Setting-up Beetel BG64 3G USB modem in ubuntu 13.10 [How-To]

I have just bought a Beetel BG64 usb modem. This modem is working fine on Win 7 but not in ubuntu 13.10 (saucy). I have tried a lot, but still not working.I have posted the output of lsusb & usb-...
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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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Configuring Huawei E3276 modem

I'm having trouble with my mobile broadband modem (Huawei E3276) on Ubuntu 14.04. lsusb output: Bus 002 Device 024: ID 12d1:1506 Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. E398 LTE/UMTS/GSM Modem/Networkcard ...
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How can I access mobile broadband from my USB stick?

I can't access the internet using my usb modem on my laptop. While I can access the internet from my PC. Both are running Ubuntu 12.04. What can I do to detect the problem? Here the result of lsusb ...
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How does my Dongle work automatically?

I've connected a '3G Dongle' to my PC and I've wondered how it automatically connected in Ubuntu 14.04 without installing any supporting software of the Dongle manually, but I've installed that while ...
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I have a catch 22 here! No internet unless I update [closed]

I have a usb internet tether, but it will not work in Ubuntu, unless I download something in the terminal, but I also can not get internet until I get this device working. I am able to use my Windows ...
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Huawei E3531: view signal strength?

I have a Huawei E3531 3G dongle (which works fine on Ubuntu 14.04, right out of the box). However, it registers as an USB-Ethernet adapter and I can't view any signal strength or other connection ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 and Reliance Netconnect USB Modem

I have recently procured a Reliance Netconnect+ USB connection for accessing internet. I have the following observations: Netconnect+ Modem is detected by Microsoft Windows but is not detected "...
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How do I connect to my Huawei EG 1732USB modem from terminal?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 & i'd like to know how can i connect my USB modem through terminal . I mean creating connection and calling it, I want to do from terminal . Thank you .
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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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Share USB modem dongle Internet over WiFi

I am using a USB dongle (Tata Photon+ and Reliance Netconnect) for Internet and I want to share it over WiFi so that I can use it for my WiFi Tablet. I mean to turn my Laptop into a HotSpot so that I ...
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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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Ubuntu sees 2.0 ports as 1.1?

I have an ASUS M5A78L-M LX V2 motherboard, the usb ports of which are all USB 2.0. I realised that my wireless USB card was working and connecting much faster connected to the front panel USB ports. ...
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HSDPA modem only working on certain USB ports

Depending on which USB port I use to connect my HSDPA modem, the network manager will connect to the internet or not. I used to work (i.e. established a internet connection automatically) on all ports,...
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Huawei Linux driver on Ubuntu 13.04

installing the driver for the Huawei Vodafone K3772 key in Ubu 13.04 I get the following error: "make: *** [install] Errore 2 Install NDIS driver failed. The compiling environment is not all ready. ...
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Cannot connect to internet in ubuntu 12.10 using MTS

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.10(64 bit). But was not able connect to internet using my MTS modem. It detects My modem, but says 'not enabled' even after enabling mobile broadband. But some ...
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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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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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HUAWEI ( E173-u) Not Working in Ubuntu 14.04

I have recently Installed Ubuntu 14.04 . From the beginning of the Installation I had a problem with my Dongle. That is. When I first connect my modem ( After doing the necessary network setups ) It ...
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Will the netinstall (minimal) work with a USB cellular modem?

Installing Ubuntu minimal is extremely easy when the system has a LAN card and connected to internet via Cable & Router... I Recently came across a situation where I needed to install Ubuntu ...
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How do I get a CDMA USB Modem ZTE AC682 modem working?

How to make my usb modem ZTE ac682 work instanly, i mean when i put the modem my system (ubuntu 11.10) can recognize my modem automatically??? do anyone have a workaround?
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Modem not responding wvdial ubuntu 15.10

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 yesterday(22 dec,2015). I installed wvdial and made some changes to /etc/wvdial.conf file. Connected my usb cdma 1x modem with usim of UTL Nepal. Then i typed sudo ...
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How Do I Log USB Modem AT Command Output?

I want to be able to send the command "AT+CSQ" to /dev/ttyUSB1 every 5 seconds, and log out response to a text file. I can do it manually via screen (screen /dev/ttyUSB1 and type in AT+CSQ and see the ...
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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 don'...