Adding networking via USB 3G modem

Lars Noodén lars.nooden at
Thu Aug 1 14:49:31 UTC 2013

On 08/01/2013 04:01 AM, Jose Lopez wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 11:29 AM, Lars Noodén <lars.nooden at> wrote:
>> On 07/31/2013 06:56 PM, josewendy1 wrote:
>>> Hi guys for me in this situation I go to the icon in the taskbar right
>> click and
>>> turn off wireless, wait a few seconds go back to it again and turn back
>> on and
>>> for me it usually recognises the the wireless adapter.
>> On one machine there is no such icon but on the other there is a network
>> icon so I gave it a try.  I tried turning networking off and then on
>> again with the ethernet removed and the USB modem inserted and LXDE
>> still doesn't see the modem.
>> Same for LXDE->Preferences->Network Connections
>> Maybe the problem is related to the model of the modem.  I really have
>> no idea how Lubuntu vs Kubuntu handles them.  In Kubuntu, it is just to
>> plug it in and it shows up as a regular wired connection.
>> Regards,
>> /Lars
> Hey  Lars Nooden, I don't know if you have this link but it has helped me a
> lot. WifiDocs/WirelessCardsSupported - Community Ubuntu
> Documentation.<>
> I hope this helps a little.
> Jose

Thanks.  I do have some unrelated problems with Wi-fi so that might come
in handy when I try to solve the key ones.

About the modem, it should set itself up to appear as regular ethernet.
 I'm still trying to figure out what is needed to get it to connect
automatically in Lubuntu like it did in Kubuntu.  One clue I was pointed
at was the utility modem-manager, but that seems to be installed and


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