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Old 07-06-2012, 12:08 AM   #1
mamaria2
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How do i install my usb modem to access the internet


I operate with linux open suse 12.1. recent installation. Iam trying to instal my 3G+ modem. i am provided by orange internet ,so yes it is compactible with linux. but i cant find the path to get it installed. the installation manuals are in the Modem . which is a usb. Help
 
Old 07-06-2012, 01:53 AM   #2
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Please post the results of "lsusb". The first step is to identify the hardware. Sometimes the kernel has a module for a device, but you need to install firmware before the device can be used. Also run yast2 network and see if the device is listed.

Run "dmesg | grep usb | grep modem". You may see something about a connected usb tty device.

The modem may be detected and you need to configure it in network manager. Here is a list of devices known to work:
http://en.opensuse.org/Network_Manag...tested_devices

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