usb-modeswitch is a tool used to control so-called USB 'flip-flop' devices with which it is possible to change their mode to whatever their function should be (e.g. a modem), even if they are at first recognised as a usb storage device.

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How to install Micromax 355G USB wireless modem in Ubuntu 14.04

How do I install a Micromax MMX 355G Data Card USB modem? I tried lsusb and sudo wvdialconf /etc/wvdial.conf, but neither of these commands detected my USB modem. I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I'm newbie ...
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Huawei e173s 3G USB dongle won't switch into modem mode

Output of lsusb | grep Huawei is Bus 003 Device 003: ID 12d1:1c0b Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. E173s 3G broadband stick (modem off) I've checked if usb_modeswitch is set up properly as per ...
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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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I can't get my usb modem to work (Huawei, 14.04)

I am new to Ubuntu - I just installed it yesterday and I have been having some problems. I would very much like to use my USB Mobile Broadband modem to gain access to the internet so I can do things ...
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Huawei E353 s-6 (BSNL 3G 14.4Mbps) works in Ubuntu 13.04 but not in Ubuntu 14.04

In Ubuntu 13.04, Huawei E353 gets detected using lsusb # lsusb | grep Huawei ID 12d1:1506 Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. E398 LTE/UMTS/GSM Modem/Networkcard , the output of usb_modeswitch is # ...
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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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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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Use a newer ZTE modem with usb-modeswitch

Recently, I bought a 3G HSDPA modem from Cell C (South Africa). it is a ZTE MF190 capable of 7.2Mbps up and 5.76Mbps down. So anyway i noticed usb_modeswitch does not support it. The details are as ...
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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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Tata Docomo ZTE MF190 not detected in Ubuntu 12.04 64bit [closed]

I bought a tata photon 3G mobile broadband USB stick (model ZTE MF190). It's working with Ubuntu 12.04 32bit, but I am not able to connect it to 12.04 64bit machine. I was trying from last 15days. ...
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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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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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Huawei E173s modem dongle is recognized only on USB port 2

I finally made my Huawei E173s usb modem work on Ubuntu 12.04 lts and Asus 1015E-DS03 netbook (sandy Bridge) but it is only recognized on port 2. Does any body knows why is this? Is there anything I ...
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Huawei E1750 not working on Xubuntu 13.10

I'm trying to get my Huawei E1750 working. I've tried the solutions described here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1246293&page=5 but without success. The LED is flashing green and ...
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USB Modem CGU 628 doesn't get detected by Ubuntu 13.10/13.04

i have a modem usb CMotech cgu 628 (aka franklin cgu 628A and so on...). THe problem is that Ubuntu 13.10 (and 13.04 also) doesn't detect it. I think is a problem with usb-modeswitch. The Vendor ID is ...
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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 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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Mobile broadband with Huawei E1552/E1800

I can't establish the mobile broadband connection (I created the new connection in NW) via USB 3.0 on Dell Inspiron 5520. Ubuntu 12.04. lsusb: Bus 003 Device 005: ID 12d1:1446 Huawei Technologies ...
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Help with implementing usb_modeswitch

Anyone know how to configure usb_modeswitch? I have read the documentation and did not find it very useful. I have the following device: oshirowanen@laptop:~$ lsusb Bus 001 Device 003: ID 19d2:0031 ...
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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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USB security dongle doesn't get recognised in Ubuntu 12.04

I have an accounting software that runs on Windows and (as per the advice of the user support) Ubuntu. The software comes with a USB dongle which is required to run the software. My problem is that ...
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Wireless doesn't work in 12.10

I have Ubuntu 12.10. I have cabled in my TP Link Wi-Fi USB adpter but it doesn't work. Can anyone tell me where can I find drivers for linux? My model is TL-WN722N at 150 Mb/s.
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Why can't I mount my WD My Passport USB drive?

I got a WD My Passport 1TB external HD, ubuntu recognize it as a CD but cant mount it. I'm usin a PC AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4200+ × 2, Edubuntu Presice 12.04 64-bit, 500GB HDD, ...
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ALCATEL Modem compatibility on UB 12.04

Reciently updated to UB12.04 from previous version. When done, my alcatex onetouch x220Y 3g modem does not work anymore. How can I fix this? Thanks in advance.
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Dodo USB Modem (Alcatel 'OneTouch X220L') not working since update to 12.04

I have a dodo USB modem in which I had used perfectly fine in 11.10. When I first installed Ubuntu I plugged the USB modem in and it worked perfectly as is. However, since the new update it will not ...
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OrthoMouse doesn't work in ubuntu 12.04

I have a OrthoMouse for carpal tunnel and the mouse pointer doesn't move at all. The buttons (right, left, wheel) work fine but i can't move the pointer. The mouse works fine in windows. I have a ...
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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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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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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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How to use ZTE MU350 USB modem?

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 ...
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Which usb_modeswitch.d file do I need to use?

How do I configure usb_modeswitch on Ubuntu 10.04? When the device is pluged in lsusb gives: oshirowanen@laptop:~$ lsusb Bus 001 Device 004: ID 19d2:0103 ONDA Communication S.p.A. When I eject ...
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How can I use a Huawei E1750c USB modem?

'BIG' UPDATE I reinstalled the package (as I and binW pointed out) and now it recognises the modem as a modem. I configured the network, but I can't connect (acording to the 'lights' the modem shows I ...
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Leapfrog Crammer won't mount as a USB flash drive

I can't seem to get the Leapfrog Crammer study and sound system to show up as a flash drive under ubuntu so I can transfer stuff to it. I don't want to install the leapfrog bloatware, can someone ...
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How do I make ZTE MF192 USB modem work?

The closest to a solution is: Getting a Huawei EC159 USB Modem working on Ubuntu 11.04 I have no idea what flag to pass to usb_modeswitch and I do not want to mess up anything. The output from ...
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How do I get a ZTE MF651 USB Modem working?

At first, my modem was only detected by lsusb. It shows like this: Bus 002 Device 004: ID 19d2:0146 ONDA Communication S.p.A. Next, I installed usb-modeswitch and created a config file: vi ...