[ubuntu-uk] trouble with a "Vodafone TopUp And Go" dongle

Adam Funk a24061 at ducksburg.com
Wed Aug 17 20:54:36 UTC 2011

On 2011-08-16, Gordon Burgess-Parker wrote:

> On 16/08/2011 11:38, Adam Funk wrote:
>> Also, I think that it works in one USB port (the one I usually have my 
>> mouse in) but not the other one --- is that possible? Thanks, Adam 

Having said that ... today the connection died and (after trying to
revive it from the Network Manager applet several times) I got it to
work by swapping the USB ports.

> It probably needs a powered USB port - AFAIK not all USB ports are 
> powered. Try your mouse in the one the dongle doesn't work on....

The mouse works in either one.  It seems to be a random & very
annoying thing.

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