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Old 06-10-2010, 09:00 PM   #1
Dan Willis
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Ho do i install Telstra Bigpond Wireless Broardband (USB plug in) on Kubuntu


Hi all, I have installed Kubuntu 9.04 on my ex Mandriva USB swing device and after a shaky start all works ok (at this point i have removed the windows hard drive and using the USB device)
Now i need to use the Internet, I have a Telstra Mobile Bigpond wireless broadband USB device which is great for windows, but i want to use it on kubuntu if i can, because i am a newbee i'm stuck
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The first thing to do is plug it in, then see if your system detects and identifies it. Once you've plugged it in, open a konsole and type: dmesg | <<- This is the 'pipe' symbol, hold shift and press the key before the letter 'z' tail. Post the output to this thread. Also type: lsusb and post the output to this thread.
 
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Think we have double posts going on.
 
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