Internet connection using ethernet cable
djitnah at greenwareit.com.au
Thu Aug 2 02:31:53 UTC 2018
Did you configure the Telstra modem correctly: ie username and password
to telstra account?Is the Telstra modem connecting to the internet?
D.On Thu, 2018-08-02 at 11:21 +1000, Geoffrey Combes wrote:
> I am running Linux Ubuntu 1604 LTS and connect
> with the Internet by wireless broadband. I have this week
> received a new Telstra modem Huawei -B618-1944. This has
> sockets: one USB and two LAN. A double-ended ethernet cable
> provided (but not a USB cable). Ubuntu help advises that
> all one needs to do is connect the ethernet cable and Ubuntu
> will automatically connect (evident by the connection icon
> changing). IP addresses are supposed to be done by Ubuntu.
> Result: No connection to Ubuntu in my desktop PC. Previously
> have provide connection information
> under the 'Mobile Broadband' editing window and I presume
> that I
> should continue to do so. As there is no connection I do not
> have cannot read the connection information of course.
> Your assistance in solving this problem is
> requested. Thank you, Geoffrey Combes
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