[ubuntu-uk] 3 Mobile USB modem
rob at esdelle.co.uk
Sat Mar 22 11:58:02 GMT 2008
Quoting Dave Walker <davewalker at ubuntu.com>:
> Rob Beard wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> My dad has just taken out a new mobile contract on Three and as part
>> of the deal they gave him a 3 Mobile Broadband USB modem (Huawei E220).
>> Has anyone managed to get it working?
> Hi Rob,
> These settings took quite a long time to work out, i've actually edited
> the entry name to make it ubuntu-uk mailing list friendly - as I found
> it somewhat frustrating.
> I'm actually using a three mobile phone rather than a dedicated dongle,
> but i would expect the settings to be the same.
Unfortunately this didn't work either although I will keep these
settings to hand as I'm going to try my 3 mobile via USB cable.
What I did find was this...
It's a Vodafone dialer package which works (or at least the 1.99.17
deb file worked). Doesn't appear to support AMD64 on the experimental
drivers and there isn't an AMD64 .DEB package (plus I couldn't get the
source working on Hardy Beta AMD64).
Anyway, it's working on my Ubuntu 7.10 laptop (32-bit) with the .deb
package and that's the main thing (as it's what my dad's running on
It seems that I also had to specify CHAP authentication and manually
enter the DNS addresses (which I poached from Windows). I'll write a
small howto later on when my dad brings his laptop back over.
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