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Old 09-08-2012, 03:58 AM   #1
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Can not connect to cricket broadband on Ubuntu 12.04


I really have no experience with Linux. I purchased Ubuntu 11.04 and ran it live and it worked great. I want to do away with windows and was ready to install Ubuntu 11.04 then I started getting errors when I tried to boot. I thought that the disc might have gotten messed up or I had to update to 12.04, so I purchased Ubuntu 12.04. I ran 12.04 live. My problem is that everything works except my internet, I did the same thing that I did on 11.04 but I can not connect to cricket. cricket worked on 11.04, but when I tried on 12.04 I clicked on the the wedge on the toolbar and set up my cricket connection but I only hold a connection for about 13 seconds then I get disconnected, Firefox says server not found. I did the same thing that I did on 11.04 but I can not get connected on 12.04. I tried the searches but found nothing on the subject. I want Linux and this is the only thing holding me up, any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 09-09-2012, 12:28 PM   #2
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What modem.If it is broadband ethernet , it will work fine.Use Chromium browser and try to connect.
To install chromium
use software center and install chromium-browser.
 
Old 09-10-2012, 05:46 AM   #3
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rubankumars, I appreciate your help, however I do not have Ethernet, the modem I am using is the cricket A600 wireless broadband modem which I assume runs through crickets cell network. My computer is an older viao with a 15G hard drive and I have 2.75G free space with 512M RAM. I do not think this has anything to do with my problem since I am running Ubuntu live and Ubuntu 11.04 worked until I started getting errors. If you have any other suggestions please post. The sooner I can get rid of windows the better.

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