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>    1. Re: KDE freezes during login (Paul Lemmons)
>    2. Re: How to "disable zero CD" in order to get my USB mobile
>       internet	dongle working? (Nils Kassube)
>    3. Re: 10.04 with ntel Corporation PRO/Wireless 4965? (Tom Bell)
>    4. Re: 10.04 with ntel Corporation PRO/Wireless 4965? (Tom Bell)
>    5. Re: How to "disable zero CD" in order to get my USB mobile
>       internet 	dongle working? <SOLVED?> (Bas Roufs)
>    6. Re: How to "disable zero CD" in order to get my USB mobile
>       internet	dongle working? <SOLVED?> (Nils Kassube)
>    7. Re: How to "disable zero CD" in order to get my USB mobile
>       internet 	dongle working? <SOLVED?> (Bas Roufs)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Sun, 06 Jun 2010 16:34:54 -0700
> From: Paul Lemmons <paul at lemmons.name>
> Subject: Re: KDE freezes during login
> To: kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> Message-ID: <4C0C309E.1000204 at lemmons.name>
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> On 06/06/2010 07:07 AM, Pascal Francq wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I made an update on Friday of kubuntu 10.04 on my netbook, and now, when I log
> > into KDE, it freezes (I need to power off the computer manually). I suppose it
> > may be linked to the packages updated, but since I have only access to a Wi-Fi
> > network (I do not know how to connect to it trough the command line), I cannot
> > start another update today to verify this hypothesis.
> > Has someone an idea to solve the problem ?
> > Thanks.
> >    
> Try sopping the GRUB boot procecess by pressing the ESCape key during 
> startup. The "e"dit the vmlinuz line and remove splash and quiet from 
> the end. The "b"oot and see if that helps. I saw this problem on 9.10 
> and this got me past it. Later I updated my GRUB configuration to 
> removed the splash screen and it is still that way so I do not know if 
> the problem persists in 10.04.
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> Message: 2
> Date: Mon, 7 Jun 2010 07:26:51 +0200
> From: Nils Kassube <kassube at gmx.net>
> Subject: Re: How to "disable zero CD" in order to get my USB mobile
> 	internet	dongle working?
> To: kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> Message-ID: <201006070726.51780.kassube at gmx.net>
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> 
> Bas Roufs wrote:
> > Ever since about 2 weeks I am trying to get a mobile internet dongle
> > working with Linux.So far all the attempts get stuck at the same
> > point. my difficulty to "disable zero CD": to get rid of a "virtual
> > CD Rom" which prevents my dongle from properly functioning. So far,
> > I have tried two packages meant to help in this context:
> > usb modeswitch (from the regular repository)
> > ozerocdoff (from pharscape.org)
> 
> Did you check that the USB ID of your device is included in the hso.udev 
> file? If it isn't, it can't work. You can see your USB ID with the 
> command
> 
> lsusb
> 
> in a terminal. If the identification string isn't obvious, check the 
> difference between the output when the dongle is connected and not 
> connected to the USB port.
> 
> And did you try to mount the zero cd and then eject it? If it works 
> similar to a WLAN dongle I have, it would switch to the modem mode after 
> the zero cd is ejected.
> 
> 
> Nils
> 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 3
> Date: Mon, 07 Jun 2010 03:40:00 -0400
> From: Tom Bell <cbell44 at cfl.rr.com>
> Subject: Re: 10.04 with ntel Corporation PRO/Wireless 4965?
> To: Kubuntu user technical support <kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Message-ID: <4C0CA250.1060701 at cfl.rr.com>
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> 
> On 06/06/2010 04:15 PM, Michael Renner wrote:
> > Moin,
> >
> > I used to used to use my Dell Precision M 6300 with kubuntu 8.04 for many 
> > years. The wlan interface worked fine:
> > 0c:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 4965 AG or AGN 
> > [Kedron] Network Connection (rev 61)
> >
> >
> > After I updated my machine to 10.04 the wlan interface seems to be disabled:
> > root at mars:~# iwconfig 
> > lo        no wireless extensions.
> >
> > eth0      no wireless extensions.
> >
> > wlan0     IEEE 802.11abgn  ESSID:off/any  
> >           Mode:Managed  Access Point: Not-Associated   Tx-Power=0 dBm   
> >           Retry  long limit:7   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr:off
> >           Encryption key:off
> >           Power Management:off
> >           
> > pan0      no wireless extensions.
> >
> > root at mars:~# lshw -C network
> >   *-network DISABLED      
> >        description: Wireless interface
> >        product: PRO/Wireless 4965 AG or AGN [Kedron] Network Connection
> >        vendor: Intel Corporation
> >        physical id: 0
> >        bus info: pci at 0000:0c:00.0
> >        logical name: wlan0
> >        version: 61
> >        serial: 00:1f:3b:6c:1a:75
> >        width: 64 bits
> >        clock: 33MHz
> >        capabilities: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list ethernet physical 
> > wireless
> >        configuration: broadcast=yes driver=iwlagn driverversion=2.6.32-22-
> > generic firmware=N/A latency=0 link=yes multicast=yes wireless=IEEE 802.11abgn
> >        resources: irq:29 memory:f1ffe000-f1ffffff
> >   *-network
> >        description: Ethernet interface
> > .
> > .
> > .
> >
> > How can I solve this?
> >
> > Thanks
> >   
> http://intellinuxwireless.org/?p=iwlwifi
> 
> http://intellinuxwireless.org/
> 
> 
> I found this site that might be helpful.  Have you checked it out, yet?
> 
> Tom
> 
> -- 
> "PC, "Where would you like to go today?" ... 
> Mac, "Where would you like to be tomorrow?" ... 
> Linux, "Are you guys coming, or not?""
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 4
> Date: Mon, 07 Jun 2010 03:42:02 -0400
> From: Tom Bell <cbell44 at cfl.rr.com>
> Subject: Re: 10.04 with ntel Corporation PRO/Wireless 4965?
> To: Kubuntu user technical support <kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Message-ID: <4C0CA2CA.6060905 at cfl.rr.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1
> 
> On 06/06/2010 04:15 PM, Michael Renner wrote:
> 
> SNIP!
> 
> How about the intel page?
> http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&DwnldID=17045&ProdId=2753&lang=eng
> <http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?agr=Y&DwnldID=17045&ProdId=2753&lang=eng>
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> "PC, "Where would you like to go today?" ... 
> Mac, "Where would you like to be tomorrow?" ... 
> Linux, "Are you guys coming, or not?""
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 5
> Date: Mon, 7 Jun 2010 12:47:41 +0200
> From: Bas Roufs <basroufs at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: How to "disable zero CD" in order to get my USB mobile
> 	internet 	dongle working? <SOLVED?>
> To: ajp at princeswalk.fsnet.co.uk, "Ubuntu user technical support,	not
> 	for general discussions" <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>, 	Kubuntu
> 	Help and User Discussions <kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>,	"O.
> 	Sinclair" <o.sinclair at gmail.com>
> Message-ID:
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> 
> Hello Tony, Nils, Sinclair and Everybody Else
> 
> While I started writing this message, I "suddenly" managed to
> establish the mobile internet connection. Correcting one of the
> provider specific codes in Network Manager was enough to get the
> connection via the dongle running. However, I would like to evaluate
> now what I need to do or not to do in order to keep this connection
> properly running. Below, I work out this question in more detail.
> 
> (snip)
> >> Wether I try KPPP, WVDIAL or KNetworkmanager: still the dongle is
> >> being mounted as a CD Rom each time I insert him in it. Also each
> >> restart together with the dongle ends up in this "zero CD"result. Does
> >> anybody have a clue how to permanently reset the laptop in such a way
> >> that the dongle will be automatically correctly recognised and dealt
> >> with?
> 
> Apparently you are right Tony:although the dongle is being mounted as
> a "zero CD", the internet connection is working now. However, I am
> wondering whether is better or not to:
> each time "unmount", "eject" or "release" it, or....
> to change the settings in such a way that the dongle will not be
> mounted any more as "zero CD"
> Or is this simply not relevant?
> 
> >>
> >> BASIC INFO
> >> OS: dual boot Kubuntu Lucid and Win7.
> >> Dongle: HUAEI E1820.
> >> Netbook/ laptop: Eee PC 1001HA, 250GB HD, 1GB RAM.
> >> Test result: at the Windows partition, the dongle works
> >> automatigically, at the Linux partition still not.
> 
> Provider: T-Mobile NL, http://www.t-mobile.nl/ . Other
> provider-specific specifics:
> Number (for accessing the dongle): *99#
> APN: internet
> Account Name: tmobile
> Password: tmobile
> Additionally, I also have given in the PIN and PUK codes.
> 
> In the mean time, I one time restarted the netbook in order to test
> the connection. And yes: also after this restart, the mobile internet
> connection seems to work properly.
> 
> (snip)
> > I have used my wife's USB mobile internet dongle (its a Huawei
> > K3565) with no trouble at all. Yes, it does show up as a storage
> > device, because it has a micro SD storage card in it, mounted at
> > /media/VMC LITE 9.3.5.11690). ?But that has nothing to do with its
> > internet function in Ubuntu. ?I think it has Windows software on it.
> 
> My dongle is being mounted as follows: /media/T-Mobile/
> It also has Windows software.
> 
> >
> > The internet function is enabled through the Network applet. ?Under
> > Lucid (Ubuntu, not Kubuntu) it just tells me in the list of possible
> > connections that there is a 'New Mobile Broadband (GSM)
> > connection...' ?I click on that and it takes me to a dialog where I select
> > Country (Britain(UK) in this list - why they cannot standardise on
> > United Kingdom, I will never know), then my Provider (Vodaphone)
> > then my (wife's) Billing Plan (TopUp and Go). ?Once I confirm all that
> > - it works!
> >
> > So, what doesn't work for you?
> 
> As I said: the connection started working after giving in the correct
> phone number meant to access the dongle: *99#
> After a first restart, the connection continues properly working.
> However, I have adapted some settings the past few days - but I am not
> sure which of those adaptations were relevant. I would like to
> evaluate which settings are essential to ensure a properly working
> mobile internet connection.
> 
> > ....(snip) BASIC INFO ... details of your mobile provider.
> See above.
> 
> 
> > Did you check that the USB ID of your device is included in the hso.udev
> > file? If it isn't, it can't work. You can see your USB ID with the command lsusb
> The lsusb test delivers the following outcome with respect to the dongle:
> Bus 001 Device 003: ID 12d1:14ac Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
> 
> 
> >
> > in a terminal. If the identification string isn't obvious, check the
> > difference between the output when the dongle is connected and not
> > connected to the USB port.
> "Connected and not connected": do you mean in this context: mounted or
> not mounted?
> 
> >
> > And did you try to mount the zero cd and then eject it? If it works
> > similar to a WLAN dongle I have, it would switch to the modem mode after
> > the zero cd is ejected.
> 
> The weird thing is now, that my dongle seems to work even while it is
> mounted as zero cd.
> Respectfully yours,
> 
> Bas.
> 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 6
> Date: Mon, 7 Jun 2010 13:18:31 +0200
> From: Nils Kassube <kassube at gmx.net>
> Subject: Re: How to "disable zero CD" in order to get my USB mobile
> 	internet	dongle working? <SOLVED?>
> To: kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> Message-ID: <201006071318.31639.kassube at gmx.net>
> Content-Type: Text/Plain;  charset="utf-8"
> 
> Bas Roufs wrote:
> > As I said: the connection started working after giving in the correct
> > phone number meant to access the dongle: *99#
> 
> > > Did you check that the USB ID of your device is included in the
> > > hso.udev file? If it isn't, it can't work. You can see your USB ID
> > > with the command lsusb
> > 
> > The lsusb test delivers the following outcome with respect to the
> > dongle: Bus 001 Device 003: ID 12d1:14ac Huawei Technologies Co.,
> > Ltd.
> 
> It would not have worked with the original ozerocdoff package because 
> your device isn't listed in the hso.udev file - it is a different vendor 
> ID. But anyway, you managed to make it work without this package, so 
> this package isn't useful for you.
> 
> > > in a terminal. If the identification string isn't obvious, check
> > > the difference between the output when the dongle is connected and
> > > not connected to the USB port.
> > 
> > "Connected and not connected": do you mean in this context: mounted
> > or not mounted?
> 
> No, not mounted / unmounted - I meant with the dongle inserted to the 
> USB port or not inserted.
> 
> > > And did you try to mount the zero cd and then eject it? If it works
> > > similar to a WLAN dongle I have, it would switch to the modem mode
> > > after the zero cd is ejected.
> > 
> > The weird thing is now, that my dongle seems to work even while it is
> > mounted as zero cd.
> 
> I suppose, the zero cd wasn't a problem in the first place but the wrong 
> phone number which you corrected now.
> 
> 
> Nils
> 
> 
> 
> ------------------------------
> 
> Message: 7
> Date: Mon, 7 Jun 2010 14:08:59 +0200
> From: Bas Roufs <basroufs at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: How to "disable zero CD" in order to get my USB mobile
> 	internet 	dongle working? <SOLVED?>
> To: Kubuntu user technical support <kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Cc: "Ubuntu user technical support,	not for general discussions"
> 	<ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Message-ID:
> 	<AANLkTil-D8VzXAbtCifK-ZL9V9fNeteK_JaC6MYQzpVF at mail.gmail.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8
> 
> Hello Nils and Everybody Else!
> 
> This afternoon, I did another test with the mobile internet dongle.
> Before the lunch, I shut down all the running apps and then the whole
> system all together - than I took out the dongle.
> After restarting the netbook, I first connected to the internet via
> the "normal" wired connection. Than, I took out the LAN-connector and
> I inserted the dongle. Within about one minute, the mobile internet
> connection started working - it is still working now.
> 
> 
> >> As I said: the connection started working after giving in the correct
> >> phone number meant to access the dongle: *99#
> >
> >> > Did you check that the USB ID of your device is included in the
> >> > hso.udev file? If it isn't, it can't work. You can see your USB ID
> >> > with the command lsusb
> Another weird detail is that the only hso.udev file I have found so,
> is the one I installed from the ozerocd website.
> 
> >>
> >> The lsusb test delivers the following outcome with respect to the
> >> dongle: Bus 001 Device 003: ID 12d1:14ac Huawei Technologies Co.,
> >> Ltd.
> >
> > It would not have worked with the original ozerocdoff package because
> > your device isn't listed in the hso.udev file - it is a different vendor
> > ID. But anyway, you managed to make it work without this package, so
> > this package isn't useful for you.
> As I said above: I did not find any other hso.udev file beside the one
> I mentioned above. And ideed - the ID I found via the lsusb test does
> not appear in the hso.udev file I have.
> >
> >> > in a terminal. If the identification string isn't obvious, check
> >> > the difference between the output when the dongle is connected and
> >> > not connected to the USB port.
> >>
> >> "Connected and not connected": do you mean in this context: mounted
> >> or not mounted?
> >
> > No, not mounted / unmounted - I meant with the dongle inserted to the
> > USB port or not inserted.
> 
> With the dongle inserted, one of the USB devices mentioned by the
> lsusb test is this one:
> Bus 001 Device 004: ID 12d1:14ac Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd
> 
> Without the dongle inserted, this Huaei ID vanishes when carrying out
> again a lsusb test.
> 
> >
> >> > And did you try to mount the zero cd and then eject it? If it works
> >> > similar to a WLAN dongle I have, it would switch to the modem mode
> >> > after the zero cd is ejected.
> >>
> >> The weird thing is now, that my dongle seems to work even while it is
> >> mounted as zero cd.
> >
> > I suppose, the zero cd wasn't a problem in the first place but the wrong
> > phone number which you corrected now.
> 
> Respectfully yours,
> 
> Bas.
> 
> 
> 
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