[ubuntu-uk] Installing Orange wireless dongle on Ubuntu 8.10

James Thomas selinium at googlemail.com
Mon Feb 16 21:39:28 GMT 2009

I have managed to get the ICON 255 to work. But it did periodically lock the
OS. I cannot say whether this would be the same for you...
But the drivers and howto can be found here:

Hope it works for you!


irc: selinuxium

James Thomas

2009/2/16 John <jakewc2 at sky.com>

> Andrew Williams wrote:
> > On Sun, Feb 15, 2009 at 12:46:43AM +0000, John wrote:
> >
> >> I wanted to try get Orange Wireless on here, as I have Orange with my
> >> mobile. I went into the shop, and they allowed me to try installing the
> >> dongle with one of their SIM cards, and the dongle.
> >>
> >> Well, I was in there for about an hour, and it just wasnt having it. It
> >> would install the drivers, it kept on saying it couldnt find them, and
> >> it couldnt find the dongle either, even though, when I looked could see
> >> the files for the dongle. I even searched on the net, and found a few
> >> places that tried to explain how to install, and with the guy in there,
> >> we tried, but still we couldnt install the drivers.
> >>
> >> Has anybody any experience with these dongles, I would really like to
> >> get one.
> >>
> >>
> >
> > What model dongle is it? If it's a Huewai it'll either work or you have
> to use the likes of usb_modeswitch to get the dongle into the right mode to
> show the
> > usb serial port. It should have the model number printed on the back.
> >
> >
> Hi, sorry its taken so long to get back to you. As I have already
> mentioned, I'm not that good with Ubuntu, not been using it long. The
> dongle Orange gave me is a Icon 225. I dont know how to use
> usb_modeswitch
> would that work with 8.10 and the dongle I have?
> If so, could you explain in simple terms how to use it?
> Thank you.
> John.
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