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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...