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Oh sorry.

Yes it connects just fine in Windows XP and Windows 7.
    
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i meant more long the lines, do you have to log in to it? or set it up in the network/sharing center?

i'm going to assume this is the newest ubuntu, and that it is unity, click on the dash button (the little ubuntu icon) and search for Network Connection (or network settings), see if it shows up in there, under wireless/mobile broadband or any of the other tabs (ya never know.)
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There is software that is included with the device, it's built into the internal flash memory. Once that installs it's unmounted and the device can be seen. It's generic connection software.

But I can use the device as a modem using network settings.

In Ubuntu the device shows nowhere. I've checked under wifi, mobile broadband...nada.
    
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While I can't offer a potential fix, maybe if you open up the topic on the ubuntuforums.org you might be able to get a better response.
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While I can't offer a potential fix, maybe if you open up the topic on the ubuntuforums.org you might be able to get a better response.
Thanks.

I will try there also.
    
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I'd be worried that the software contained on the modem is Windows-only, and it is required to access the 3G network
You could try mounting it (probably as /dev/sdb1), and seeing what files are on it - there might be some advice for Linux users
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Quote:
Originally Posted by killabytes View Post
There is software that is included with the device, it's built into the internal flash memory. Once that installs it's unmounted and the device can be seen. It's generic connection software.

But I can use the device as a modem using network settings.

In Ubuntu the device shows nowhere. I've checked under wifi, mobile broadband...nada.
that is why i was asking, it is a mode switching device.

http://www.draisberghof.de/usb_modeswitch/

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I'd be worried that the software contained on the modem is Windows-only, and it is required to access the 3G network
You could try mounting it (probably as /dev/sdb1), and seeing what files are on it - there might be some advice for Linux users
I've gone through the files in Windows, the software is for Windows only. But like I said above. It also acts as a modem. The software is to automatically enter APNs and providers.

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that is why i was asking, it is a mode switching device.

http://www.draisberghof.de/usb_modeswitch/

good luck.
Yup, that's already installed. According to the device itself, it successfully switches from drive to modem.
    
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Quote:
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I've gone through the files in Windows, the software is for Windows only. But like I said above. It also acts as a modem. The software is to automatically enter APNs and providers.



Yup, that's already installed. According to the device itself, it successfully switches from drive to modem.
if it switched over, and the module seems loaded for it, i would say it should work. since it is not working, i would say you need to configure the network or bring up the interface.

what does:

Code:
sudo ifconfig

or 

sudo /sbin/ifconfig
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Code:
sudo /sbin/ifconfig
eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:1b:38:56:41:6b  
          UP BROADCAST MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
          RX bytes:0 (0.0 B)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 B)
          Interrupt:18 

lo        Link encap:Local Loopback  
          inet addr:127.0.0.1  Mask:255.0.0.0
          inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
          UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1
          RX packets:1786 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:1786 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0 
          RX bytes:146728 (146.7 KB)  TX bytes:146728 (146.7 KB)

wlan0     Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:1d:d9:44:30:09  
          inet addr:192.168.0.5  Bcast:192.168.0.255  Mask:255.255.255.0
          inet6 addr: fe80::21d:d9ff:fe44:3009/64 Scope:Link
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:483199 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:304956 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
          RX bytes:639116960 (639.1 MB)  TX bytes:35302196 (35.3 MB)

keith@laptop2:~$ ifconfig
eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:1b:38:56:41:6b  
          UP BROADCAST MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
          RX bytes:0 (0.0 B)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 B)
          Interrupt:18 

lo        Link encap:Local Loopback  
          inet addr:127.0.0.1  Mask:255.0.0.0
          inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
          UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1
          RX packets:1786 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:1786 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0 
          RX bytes:146728 (146.7 KB)  TX bytes:146728 (146.7 KB)

wlan0     Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:1d:d9:44:30:09  
          inet addr:192.168.0.5  Bcast:192.168.0.255  Mask:255.255.255.0
          inet6 addr: fe80::21d:d9ff:fe44:3009/64 Scope:Link
          UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
          RX packets:483206 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:304956 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
          RX bytes:639117254 (639.1 MB)  TX bytes:35302196 (35.3 MB)
Well clearly it's not showing up as a networked device. Ugh.
    
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