Network manager and Mobile connections

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at
Mon Nov 28 09:43:14 UTC 2011

On 28/11/11 11:35, Georgi Kourtev wrote:
> On Monday 28 November 2011 11:24:06 O. Sinclair wrote:
>> On 28/11/11 11:11, Georgi Kourtev wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> Since upgrade to the latest version of Kubuntu 11.10, the network
>>> manager
>>> cannot connect through a mobile GSM/UMTS. When I open the Network
>>> manager
>>> properties the Mobile connection tab is not active.  All worked fine
>>> before the upgrade. I am using mobile modem Alcatel model X060S.
>>> Thanks.
>> check if usb-modeswitch package is installed, at least for me that is
>> needed for some modems
> Yes, it is installed.
You could try removing it, some modems seem to work better when it is 
not installed. Have you tried using wvdial to connect instead of 

I would try wvdial first, install it if is not installed and then run 
"sudo wvdial" with the modem plugged in

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