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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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Sierra Wireless WWAN EM7565 enable at xubuntu 18.04

I use Lenovo X1 Carbon 6th newest Bios 1.34. The installed Fibocom 850GL works under Windows but not with Linux. So I replaced the card with EM7565. When I set up a mobile broadband connection with ...
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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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Cannot suspend and mobile network stops working

I'm on thinkpad x240, Ubuntu 18.04 updated from 16.04. Steps to reproduce: No WiFi connection, only mobile network connected. Suspend two times, after third time laptop won't suspend and mobile ...
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How can I permanently disable HP Mobile Connect Pro / HT lt 4120 Snapdragon x5 lte?

I have an HP EliteBook which contains a mobile chip. In theory it would be nice. In practice, I never figured out how to get it working and I don't need it. However, I have the impression that it ...
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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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Unable to reconnect the mobile broadband, if signal drops for more than 3 hours

I am working on Ubuntu 16.04 with Telit module for mobile broadband. I am facing the problem in reconnecting the mobile broadband once it lost the connection more than 3 hours. I was able to use the ...
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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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How to get sensors data of Mobile phone after installing Ubuntu on it

I have installed Ubuntu on my android phone, now i want to get data of sensors of my phone (e.g GPS, IMU etc).How can i get that data after installing Ubuntu on it. An kind of help will be ...
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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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Cannot connect to mobile broadband on Ubuntu 17.10

I am trying to connect to my mobile Broadband provided by Vodafone DE, but it refuses to connect. Connecting on the command line gives the following message: Error: Connection activation failed: IP ...
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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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How to monitor bandwith by application on (K)Ubuntu Desktop? [duplicate]

I am working at a client where wifi connectivity is not an option. I connect to the work server by browser and by davfs. I have consumed 6GB mobile bandwith in three hours and would like to know what ...
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How to install HUAWEI Mobile partner in Ubuntu 17.10?

There are ways of installing mobile partner in earlier versions of ubuntu by downloading mp21.zip file and further installing it. However, there 64-bit link somehow crashed. link: How to Install ...
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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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GUI Internet Meter for Xubuntu

Is there any GUI app that can work as a internet/data meter(not speed-meter) on Xubuntu 16.04? Would be better if it can also show upload/download speed on the panel but if it can't it's also ok. ...
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Huawei E303C 3G modem device - Mobile partner unable to start(no GUI), calling, USSD issue

I have installed the NDIS drivers needed successfully and got connected too using wvdial and Ubuntu's network manager, the device is detected every time whenever plugged in. The problem i faced is i ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Verizon card

Is it possible to get a Verizon 4G LTE air card that has been activated and is built into a Dell Latitude 7370 laptop to work with Ubuntu 16.04 and operate like it would if it were on a Windows 10 ...
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Mobile broadband showing “Not Enabled” on Lenovo X1 Carbon 5th gen in Ubuntu 16.04

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon (5th generation). The 4G internal modem is showing as "Not Enabled" in the network manager. The model of the modem is: Sierra Wireless ...
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GSM modem problem

I have a problem with gsm (3g, LTE) modem. I use Ubuntu 16.04 on Lenovo Thinkpad x240. Since I started using this laptop gsm modem had been working great. Yesterday I've noticed that it's not working. ...
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Huawei E173 Mobile Broadband not detected in Ubuntu 16.04

There are a number of posts to this effect, but none have solved my problem yet. My USB modem was detected fine in 14.04 but since upgrading to 16.04, I have not been able to connect with it except on ...
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Thinkpad T420 3g modem

I have been trying to connect to 3G using my data sim card on ubuntu. lssub return this: Bus 002 Device 003: ID 045e:0083 Microsoft Corp. Basic Optical Mouse Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel ...
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Alcatel One Touch L850 not detected [closed]

I'm trying to use Alcatel One Touch L850, but it's not detected at all. I'm not even seeing it on lsusb, let alone being able to configure it with modem-manager. What should I do?
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Needs to restart Network-Manager to see broadband interface

I installed xenial (xubuntu) on my Lenovo x220 and all works well. I also setup my broadband network interface to use T-Mobile and connection works. But after reboot or hibernate I ever have to ...
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16.04, HP Probook 645 G2, not working broadband module hs3110

HP hs3110 HSPA+ Mobile Broadband Module do not work after fresh Ubuntu install. lsusb shows that there is broadband module, but network manager can not see it. Maybe someone had this problem. This ...
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Huawai Mobile Partner not working!

I checked some of the previous posts but I didn't find an answer that helped me. Here's the thing, I bought this mobile broadband about 14 days ago, plugged it in and all worked as it should, but the ...
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Sim card connection? [closed]

I have a Dell latitude E7240, and I inserted my SIM card (Ortel) to be able to connect to the internet. But I don't know the steps required to configure my connection.
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mobile partner for ubuntu 16.04

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 with Huawei mobile broadband dongle and I need a software like mobile partner which is available in Windows to use in Ubuntu environment. I have installed Modem manager GUI but ...
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Problems with Broadband modem in Lenovo Thinkpad T460p

I have a lenovo T460p laptop. It has a mobile broadband modem, which is listed with lsusb like this: 001 Device 002: ID 12d1:15c1 Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. I can connect to the internet with it. ...
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Configure HUAWEI E3131 [closed]

i'm using HUAWEI E3131 in ubuntu 16.04 and sometimes it detect the device and working fine but sometimes it's not detect the device can anyone tell me what to do ???
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Using a built-in Sierra EM7455 mobile broadband I only get a local IP

I'm on a Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon (early 2016) that came with a built-in Sierra EM7455 card. I'd like to make the switch to Linux but I'm currently unable to make use of the mobile broadband ...
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How to configure GSM modem network type (EDGE/UMTS/Auto/etc) since Ubuntu 16.04?

I use USB Modem (Mobile Broadband) to connect to the internet. Prior to Ubuntu 16.04, there used to be a connection setting where you can set a Network-Type (aka gsm.network-type property) through ...
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USB Modem can't be connected on Ubuntu 16.04

USB modem is detecting in network manager, but clicking on connect button, it keeps on going for few minutes and disconnects thereafter. I thought It was a fault with my computer. But wasn't. I tried ...
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Can not connect to mobile broadband even when modem is detected

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and when I connect the Linktop U100(CDMA2000 1X USB modem) the "New Mobile broadband connection" alongwith "Enable mobile broadband" appears in network drop-down menu but ...
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Setting up HUAWEI E173 for Broadband by using sakis3g returns “ERROR” for PIN

I am in Sri Lanka and the cheapest way to connect to the internet is by using broadband. I bought a Huawei E173 and a sim-card from dialog with internet. I checked and it's all set up properly. When ...
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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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How to get mobile data working (Three data SIM, Huawei ME906s, Xenial)

I've recently acquired a Thinkpad T460p that has a Huawei ME906s LTE modem card installed. I bought a PAYG SIM card from Three UK to use with it. I cannot get this combination to work. I'm using ...
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Network Usage Monitor

Is there any working app to monitor Daily, Weekly , Monthly data usage via wifi/Ethernet. I do have limited data usage plans. System monitor is not of my taste, it just tell me data usage of current ...
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HP un2400 (Gobi 1000) WWAN adapter not working even with firmware

I am trying to get a HP un2400 WWAN adapter in an EliteBook 6930p to work. The un2400 uses the Qualcomm Gobi 1000 chip, which requires firmware binaries to be downloaded to the device on startup. I'...
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Setup MTS MBLAZE in Kubuntu 16.04

I have kubuntu 16.04 and i am trying to setup my MTS Mblaze mobile broadband. There is no notification of any kind when i insert the usb device. But lsusb is detecting the device Bus 001 Device 004: ...
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Sierra Wireless Ubuntu 16.04

lsusb does see the device. Sierra EM7455 Tried to add a new mobile broadband connection. Under all connections "mobile broadband not enabled" grayed out Any help would be appreciated
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Mobile Broadband not working on Dell Inspiron after upgrading to 15.10

I've just upgraded my Dell Inspiron from ubuntu trusty to xubuntu wily (I formatted and performed a clean install rather than a usual upgrade). All the other things are working as usual except the ...
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hauwei e303 is not detected after machine is wake up from sleep

I have huawei e303 dongle. If I plug it and boot up my system, it is working fine. And if I plug it after machine is booted up it also works fine, but only for the first. If I unplugged it after above ...
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USB Modem Stopped Working Ubuntu 15.10

I use a MTS MBLAZE modem(created by ZTE) to connect to the Internet. Normally Ubuntu automatically detects the modem and in a few seconds shows a notification that "Mobile Broadband Network. you are ...