[ubuntu-uk] Mobile broadband usage monitor
kubuntu at mfraz.orangehome.co.uk
Wed Sep 23 16:40:53 BST 2009
On Wednesday 23 September 2009 16:19:44 Rob Beard wrote:
> Mark Fraser wrote:
> > On Wednesday 23 September 2009 15:53:52 Gordon wrote:
> >> Mark Fraser wrote:
> >>> I'm intending on setting my sister up with a netbook running UNR 9.04
> >>> for use with Orange mobile broadband. Is there an application -
> >>> preferably one which will sit in the bar at the top - and notify her of
> >>> her usage?
> >> Not an answer but a question - does Orange Mobile BB work in 9.04? (Got
> >> a Tosh NB100 running 9.04 myself...)
> > Yes, it does - I've had it running on a Tosh NB100 running 9.10a6 though
> > - I've also had success with O2's stick too after changing the connection
> > details.
> > Doesn't look like there's many of the original NB100s around as I've had
> > to buy a reconditioned one from Comet as my local store had one left on
> > display sans battery.
> Ahh yeah Comet have a habit of doing that. When I bought my Acer Aspire
> 2920 it was an ex-demo model without the battery. Luckily they paid for
> a replacement battery and gave me £50 off.
> I keep seeing Windows Tosh netbooks advertised at Aria.co.uk for about
> £200, shame that they don't appear to do the Linux based ones anymore as
> at £200 even I'd be tempted.
No the NB100-11R models which were the Ubuntu ones are now discontinued, the
NB200 series are Windows only and I don't think Ubuntu will run on them yet.
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