Questions tagged [mobile-broadband]

Mobile broadband is the marketing term for wireless Internet access through a portable modem, mobile phone (called "cell phones" in North America and South Africa), USB Wireless Modem, or other mobile devices.

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Modem Manager can't find HP lt4132 LTE modem (22.04)

After I upgraded from 20.04 to 22.04, my modem seems to be missing. At least network/modem manager is not able to recognize it anymore. It is weird and I don't know what to do. I tried two commands ...
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Problems with Medionmobile S4222 in Xubuntu 22.04

I have a problem with connecting the Surfstick Medionmobile S4222 modem in Xubuntu 22.04 via NetworkManager. leon@lapek:~$ lsusb Bus 003 Device 004: ID 0e8d:00a5 MediaTek Inc. GSM modem Medion ...
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Failed to connect to Internet using Huawei E1550 mobile broadband in Ubuntu 22.04

I have been trying to use my mobile broadband usb for hours but without succeed. It works on another windows device I have, also I managed to send a SMS message using modem-manager-gui to another ...
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Voip Server / Gateway on Ubuntu for mobile Calls routed to Voip Client

Moin moin, (reframed the Question) What possibilities are there to accept or dial a (mobile) phone call, incoming and outgoing, directly with a VoiceOver IP server/gateway, using a compatibe 5G / 4G / ...
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Mobile broadband missing in 21.10 after upgrade

Upraded to Ubuntu 21.10 to fix Bluetooth issues I had. Unfortunately my mobile broadband connection stopped working right after the upgrade. I don't have mobile broadband under network settings ...
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Huawei Mobile broadband modem not being detected

MODEM MODEL NUMBER : Huawei E3531 (E3531s- 1) OS : Ubuntu 21.10 This modem model only supports up-to 3G (HSPA+) and works with Windows 10 but not with Ubuntu 21.10. lsusb output shows Bus 002 Device ...
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Use SIM card on Ubuntu or Raspian or FritzBox or any PBX for mobile telephone calls

I'm working from home most of the time, and so I'm using a landline for telephone (flatrate to landline numbers) and internet flatrate. But sometimes I have to work onsite, so my mobile phone has a ...
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Setting up pre-installed mobile broadband in ubuntu 20.04 in thinkpad x1-carbon

I have a quectel em120r-gl 4g lte cat12 card already put in the computer. It came with windows 10 preinstalled and this card is working perfectly, I could see a mobile broadband connection option in ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - Auto connect to mobile broadband on startup

I have a device running Ubuntu 18.04 and use mobile broadband as the main connection (no ethernet or wifi): Every time I boot the system, I need to manually connect to the network. How can I make it ...
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Huawei mobile broadband not showing in UBUNTU 21.04 Network manager

lsusb Bus 002 Device 004: ID 12d1:1446 Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. HSPA modem Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0020 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux ...
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How to use dual sim WWAN

I am trying to use a dual sim "Sierra Wireless, Incorporated EM7455" PCIe module, the first sim has been working for a long time but now I want to build in redundancy / coverage (i.e. ...
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Experiencing slow internet speed on my Ubuntu 18.04

I have dual boot Ubuntu 18.04 and windows 10 in my laptop with mobile hotspot internet connection. I am experiencing slow internet speed on both Ubuntu 18.04 and windows 10 as well. Likewise, if on ...
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Any way to flash unpacked firmware into MiFi?

I bought Alcatel Linkzone MW40V from Vodafone store, but I can't access USSD codes from "More" option It simply doesn't appear/exist and it's difficult to me remove my SIM card every time I ...
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"Mobile Broadband Disabled" shown in the network connections menu - Ubuntu 18.04

The system shows Mobile Broadband Disabled in the network connections menu but the dongle is working with other laptops. Kindly help me figure out this issue.
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WWAN support in Lenovo Thinkpad T14 Gen 1

I bought a new Lenovo Thinkpad T14 Gen 1 with a nano sim card reader from the rear. I inserted a nano sim card but seems to be not detected. Can anyone tell me how to check whether WWAN is supported ...
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only fetch the diff when I run apt update on mobile phone with monthly data limit?

I am running Ubuntu 20.04. I connect to internet via mobile phone with monthly data limit. When I run apt update it fetches about 60 MB data from repositories. Is there a way to only fetch the diff ...
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USB Dongle ZTE MF667 Not Showing Up in Network Menu in Ubuntu 20.04.1

I have problems connecting to mobile internet using ZTE MF667 dongle on an old DELL Inspiron N5040. The networks menu isn't showing any mobile broadband connection; neither is it showing up in the ...
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Mobile broadband on Ubuntu MATE 20.04 LTS not working

I got a problem with my Dell E6230 Mobile Broadband connection in Ubuntu MATE 20.04. My laptop has a SIM card slot and also I have a SIM in it which has an internet plan active. Tested in Windows 10 ...
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Mobile Broadband disappears

I found some pretty old discussions about this problem, but any hacks proposed there didn't work, so forgive me for asking this again. I have a Thinkpad X250 and a X1 Yoga 1st gen, both with WWAN ...
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Ubuntu 20.10 isn't recognizing usb drive as mobile broadband

Recently I upgraded my distro to latest installation available, to escape some undesirable issues found on earlier version 20.04. But now I'm facing some unusual problem associated to my mobile ...
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Problem with using 4G Usb dongle

I have received a 4G usb dongle and I tried to use it on a ubuntu 18.04 but it is not working Diagnostic I have done Tried to diagnose with lsusb grep Huawei, the terminal show Bus 001 Device 007: ...
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Unable to connect to wifi using Mobile Hotspot. Network Status: Disabled. Wifi Card: Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6230 [Rainbow Peak] OS: Ubuntu 20.04

I used to connect to internet via mobile hotspot wifi using the broadcom mini wifi card (**BCM43224 802.11a/b/g/n). It suddenly stopped working one day (not sure why), when I was troubleshooting some ...
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Why NetworkManager doesn't handle more than one 3g Dongle

on Ubuntu 20.04 NetworkManager won't manage multiple dongles at once. I can connect to the internet with dongle A, and then disconnect it and connect with dongle B, but when both are plugged just one ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 and Huawei Mobile Stick E3372

I am trying to use the HUAWEI 4G Usb-Dongle E3372 with Ubuntu 20.04 but the module doesn't seem to work. ubuntu@yolo:~$ lsusb Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub Bus 001 ...
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One specific application cannot access internet in Ubuntu 18.04

I have one application in my Ubuntu 18.04 OS which cannot access it's server to synchronize data when I'm connected to broadband. But it can connect to server when I'm connected to mobile hotspot. ...
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Mobile broadband not available in 20.04

the "modem-manager" package is removed from 20.04 repo I've tried sudo snap install modem-manager but the snap package is not working
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How to disable a mobile broadband device

I am using a dell latitude E5250 which comes with support for a SIM card. On bootup I get a message "The mobile broadband device cdc-wdm0 requires a SIM PUK before it can be used" I dont need this and ...
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UbuntuMATE on Lenovo MiiX320 - mobile broadband grayed out

I've installed Ubuntu-MATE 18.04 on a Lenovo MiiX320 by following this tutorial: UbuntuMATE auf MiiX320-10icr It works fine, but I can't connect by using the built-in Fibocom LTE modem. It's ...
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Modem software install problem

Did an update to Ubuntu 16.04LTS yesterday unfortunately now Ubuntu is giving the messages: Optus 4G Mobile” contains software intended to be automatically started. Would you like to run it? and ...
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mobile broadband not appearing on system menu

I inserted a sim card in the sim card slot of my laptop and was expecting the mobile broadband option to appear on the system menu, but it doesn't. I have a Fibocom L860 and WWAN is also enabled via ...
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Can I call someone from my PC using Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830i

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830i, an eight year old phone running Android 2.2 'Froyo'. I connected it to my PC using USB cable. I could find that it̀s modem was connected. Can I call or text to ...
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How to enable Mobile Broadband in Dell Latitude 5591?

I have a Dell Latitude 5591 with Ubuntu 18.04 installed (GUI is XFCE4). It comes with a mobile broadband embedded device. I inserted a SIM card in the tray and want to use it but I cannot find the ...
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Soft for 3g modems setup

I need setup 3g internet in location with weak signal strength. Does anybody know soft for 3g modems setup (measure signal level, frequency and etc...). I need watch RSSI in dbm, base station id and ...
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ubuntu 18.04 intermittent internet access though 4g router

The connection through my mobile router (tplink mifi m7350) isn't working anymore and I cannot understand why. The wifi connection is ok when using the 'home router' or mobile phone tethering. The ...
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Cannot access '/usr/local/

Hello I was trying to install Huawei E173 driver by following steps that are available in https://www.ubuntu4u.com/howtos/how-install-huawei-e173-usb-modem-ubuntu-10041204-lts When I executed sudo ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 mobile internet - SIM card not recognized

What could be a reason, why my mobile internet UMTS card is not recognized by modem-manager-gui or by the NetworkManager? My laptop is a Lenovo X1. I once saw it recognized, but after a reboot it ...
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How to connect to Mobile Broadband with Google Fi SIM card

In Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS on a Lenovo Thinkpad T480s, I just plugged in a Google Fi SIM Card, and it's not connecting. After setting the APN name to "h2g2", as explained here, I get a "Activation of ...
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Cannot connect my sim card to internet

I've got a problem with the connection to internet with mobile broadband. I first checked that the Sim Card is functioning with Windows (connection was good). Then I installed the newest Kubuntu (18....
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mobile broadband sim doesn't work with Ubuntu 18.04 but does work in same device running Windows 10 Pro 64bit build 1803 (dual-boot)

Background I have a Panasonic FZ-G1 MkIII Toughpad touchscreen tablet PC which is based on an x86-64bit Intel® Core™ i5-5300U CPU @ 2.30GHz, with 4Gb RAM. This is dual-booted with Windows 10 Pro ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Disable WiFi Device and enable Broadcomm connection on startup

Back to Ubuntu after years in MS. In Ubuntu Bionic Beaver: How to automatically disable Wifi device on startup? How to turn "Mobile Broadband = enabled" on startup? WiFi hardware: Intel Wireless ...
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"connection failed. activation of network connection failed" mobile broadband ubuntu

I have spent some time looking for a solution, but I just cannot find one taht suits my situation. I have a toshiba notebook with a built-in sim card. Running Ubuntu 18.04 with little hiccups. About ...
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send&receive sms messages from Ubuntu, using a built-in sim slot + sim card

I have a laptop on which I run Ubuntu 18.04, the laptop has a built-in sim slot and I have a sim card that I use for mobile broadband. Is there any software that I can use to send and receive sms ...
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Ubuntu 16.04.1 don't work vith mobile broadband

I have tried everything but without results. The closest I've come to is that the signal has shown "cable connection established" and I have printed an ethernet connection. But nevertheless there was ...
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Mobile broadband via USB modem not connecting any more

My USB modem is properly set and it used to work fine with Ubuntu 17.10. I tried it several times and it worked just fine. Now it suddenly decided not to work any more! It's working fine on other ...
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Kubuntu 17.10 Mobile Broadband Problem

I'm having issues with mobile broadband. I use the 4.13.16 generic kernel because the latest 4.14 kernels break my virtual machine kernel modules. Not sure if this matters as info. The Mobile ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS cannot see built-in 3G modem Lenovo ThinkPad T410

I'm a newbie and try to become friends with system. A have a prepaid 3G sim card, installed into built-in 3G modem of my Lenovo T410. I know it worked with another simcard 6 months ago, but now i cant ...
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In Ubuntu 17.10, how do I delete existing mobile broadband connections?

I cannot figure out how to delete the existing mobile broadband collections in Ubuntu 17.10. Can someone help? In the GUI it is clear how to add and how to edit, but cannot find the delete option.
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Mobile Broadband in Network Manager

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 and using a mobile broadband Internet connection over a Nokia E51 cellphone. Now the phone died and I wanted to get another dumb phone (no smartphone!). But I don't know how ...
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Installing Vodafone k4203 modem on ubuntu 16.04

When i plug my usb modem device, it's mounted as mass storage and i can see the setup folder. But i have problem when install the driver.. This is QuickStartInstallation.txt i found in usb modem ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Huawei USB Modem not connecting

I am having hard time connecting to the Internet using my 4G modem Huawei E5372 on my Desktop PC on Ubuntu via USB, I have the following error Error mounting /dev/sr1 at /media/userpc/...
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