[ubuntu-uk] recommendations for dongle internet?

scoundrel50a scoundrel50a at gmail.com
Thu Aug 2 18:29:37 UTC 2012


I use mi-fi from 3 and have had no problems with it at all.....even been 
able to get a connection right in the middle of Regents Park........


On 02/08/2012 17:02, Jon Spriggs wrote:
> I've used an Android device with no issues, but I've also had some 
> success with the Huwei USB dongles - both from 3 and O2.
>
> I think 3 are pretty good from a data plan rate...
> --
> Jon "The Nice Guy" Spriggs
>
>
> On 2 August 2012 16:38, Anton Kanishchev <antonk20117 at gmail.com 
> <mailto:antonk20117 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     Hi Adam,
>     I have used an android smartphone as a wifi hotspot with no
>     problems with ubuntu (from 10.04). Most dongles should work with
>     it anyway. From my very limited experience the huawei ones work
>     right out of the box, it is just a question of changing a setting
>     so that it connects via the dongle and doesnt look for wifi(or
>     just turn off wifi and that should work). In worst case scenario
>     if it doesnt work for some reason then most shops (o2,vodafone
>     etc) will refund you the cost if it doesnt work. Since the kernel
>     3.0.27 update (latest i think) there is now support for even more
>     devices.  ps this is the dongle that i have used-- huawei k3770.
>     The following guide should help if you do encounter any problems
>     http://digitalgotcha.blogspot.co.uk/2011/11/get-vodafone-3g-dongle-huawei-k3770.html
>
>     hope this helped
>     On 2 August 2012 16:14, Adam Funk <a24061 at ducksburg.com
>     <mailto:a24061 at ducksburg.com>> wrote:
>
>         Just wondering if anyone would like to recommend any
>         particular USB
>         dongle internet hardware/services in the UK?  I'm expecting to
>         use it
>         quite a bit for short periods, but only in the UK.  Obviously
>         it needs
>         to be usable with Ubuntu!
>
>         Thanks,
>         Adam
>
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