[ubuntu-uk] recommendations for dongle internet?
PhillW at Ubuntu.com
Thu Aug 2 19:48:19 UTC 2012
I also had a period from 10.04 alpha2 of dark days with my 3g dongle, it
works fine now :)
I think the best advice has already been given. Take the laptop into the
shop & say that if it works, you'll consider buying it. As also mentioned,
yup - when I do new installs the system recognises it as '3' and then just
sorts it out. I also do NOT work for '3' and would have told people that we
were having problems for a couple of releases.
On 2 August 2012 20:35, Bill B. <boosys at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 2012-08-02 at 16:14 +0100, Adam Funk 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
> re your request for recommended service provider as well as the
> hardware... [this is my own experience]
> I started with and have stuck with "3".
> During 10.04 days their supplied dongle worked well.
> I have since been upgraded in both GByte allowance and supplied dongle.
> - the *original* dongle was good with bog standard 10.04.
> - the *current* dongle *is* good with 12.04 [as in -out of the box]
> Be wary though, the original won't connect on 12.04, the latest won't
> work on 10.04 [kernel drivers difference I think].
> If you are on 12.04 ensure [if you go with "3" as your service], that
> the dongle is the E367 - if so - no probs... works out of the box.
> Overall - whichever of the two I used [whether at home or travelling
> around] I never had any difficulty getting a reliable & fast [enough]
> [No - I do not work for "3" and have no reason to promote them - other
> than the above facts].
> Good luck whatever your choice.
> Bill B. [SuperEngineer]
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