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I have the same problem in Ubuntu 16.04. But in Kubuntu 16.04 modem and icon works perfectly.


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The instructions on how to fix this are slightly different than 14.04. One of these steps might not be needed, but here is how I got it to work: vi /lib/udev/rules.d/40-usb_modeswitch.rules and add this line: ATTR{idVendor}=="12d1", ATTR{idProduct}=="15ca", RUN+="usb_modeswitch '%b/%k'" Then: sudo touch /etc/usb_modeswitch.d/12d1:15ca Run this ...


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Install ppp(it may already have been installed). Then try your luck with Sakis3G. It is a very good and easy to use package for connecting to internet using USB dongles. run the following commands in terminal for installing ppp and sakis3G: sudo apt-get install ppp sudo wget "http://www.sakis3g.com/downloads/sakis3g.tar.gz" -O sakis3g.tar.gz sudo tar ...


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Another good way of connecting to internet through 3g modems or dongles is Sakis3G. Although you need to have ppp installed first but it solves many problems. You can try your luck with this package.


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Method 1 Install gnome-ppp and connect your modem. It is the best way to connect to the Internet. Although, it is developed to be run on Gnome but I've been using this program on my Kubuntu 14.04 for a long time. So, I think it should work on yours too. 1. Install gnome-ppp by: apt-get install gnome-ppp 2. Then run the program by executing the ...


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I recently had this problem and found this solution. After plugging the USB modem go to Disks. Then select your device. In my case it's HUAWEI Mass STorage. Then click on Additional partition options. Then go to Edit Mount Options. Turn off Automatic mount options. Set identify as to Broad band. This should work.


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I never got to resolve this but took some time to test the modem on different distributions. The modem doesn't work on following: Ubuntu 16.04 Fedora 23 openSUSE 13.2 Ubuntu 14.04 Modem works on: Kubuntu 16.04 Ubuntu 15.04 Ubuntu 11.04 I decided to switch from Ubuntu 16.04 to Kubuntu 16.04. Now the modem works perfectly,



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