[ubuntu-nz] Vodafone 3g cards under ubuntu

Mike mike at hostsmart.co.nz
Wed Apr 16 06:20:54 BST 2008


I no longer live in New Zealand having recently moved to Australia, but I
for one would like to thank your post on this.

This was always one of the reasons I wasn't able to truly switch away from
Windows as my primary OS, and you have no doubt solved this problem for

My hat is off to you.


On Tue, 15 Apr 2008 13:43:41 +1200, "Jason Taylor"
<killerkiwi2005 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Here's the .wvconf file I'm sure other people will find a use for this
> 1) Plug in device
> 2) run dmesg see what /dev/tty* is created
> 3) install gnome-ppp
> 4) copy file into your home, change the /dev/ttyUSB0 to your device
> 5) run gnome-ppp and connect
> 6) You may have some config file access permissions errors in the
> gome-ppp log chmod +rw the files and redial
> Works great
> NOTE: networkmanager will be reporting no connection so some apps
> (firefox, thunderbird etc) might be switched to offline mode, just
> turn offline mode off
> Jason Taylor
> --
> "A little rudeness and disrespect can elevate a meaningless
> interaction to a battle of wills and add drama to an otherwise dull
> day." - Calven

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