My modem stopped working with Hardy and gnome-ppp for no apparent reason.
I finall got it working again using UMTSMON.sf.net (highly recommended.)
Howto for use with builtin DELL 3G modem below. You may be able to skip the
module bits if you are using the USB Huawei, I think the kernel recognises
#Edit /etc/modules and add entry for the "option" module
bash$ sudo echo "option" >> /etc/modules
#The option module loads the usbserial module and is supposed to be perform
better than using usbserial alone.
#Edit /etc/modprobe.d/options and add an option for the usbserial module
(this gets loaded by the "option" module above)
Substitute your devices IDS.
bash$ echo "options usbserial vendor=0x413c product=0x8138" >>
#Download and install UMTSMON from UMTSMON.sf.net
#Extract the downloaded archive run the umtsmon app (there is a dependancy
on qt-mt from the Ubuntu Repo)
#Add an APN for your network provider. I'm using O2. O2's APN is
2008/9/21 Barry O'Donovan <barry at opensolutions.ie>
>> Try the following:
>>https://forge.betavine.net/projects/vodafonemobilec/>> Works fine for me under O2.
>> - Barry
>> On Sunday 21 September 2008 14:35:42 Pinco Pallino wrote:
> > Guys,
> > sorry for disturbing you with stupid issues, but I have been having
> > problems for months with Ubuntu 8.04 and my Huawei e220: thank a polish
> > for ILUG I could use that on Feisty and on Gutsy, but now no anymore and
> > the program downlaoded from that guy's website
> > (http://oozie.fm.interia.pl/pro/huawei-e220) turned totally useless.
> > I've been using Linux for over two years but I have to confess I nevere
> > widened my knowledge.
> > Could you please help me?
> > Thank you very much indeed.
> > Francesco
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