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Old 11-09-2009, 08:39 PM   #16
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Ok, those commands were for diagnostic purposes... ie you need to post the output: even (especially) if it seems to be an error.

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Old 11-10-2009, 01:12 PM   #17
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eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:1e:68:58:f1:c4
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:252 Base address:0xa000

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:1096 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:1096 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:80992 (80.9 KB) TX bytes:80992 (80.9 KB)

pan0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 8e:23:e1:b9:b5:fa
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:0
RX bytes:0 (0.0 B) TX bytes:0 (0.0 B)

wlan2 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:21:91:93:ad:05
inet addr:10.1.0.207 Bcast:10.1.0.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
inet6 addr: fe80::221:91ff:fe93:ad05/64 Scope:Link
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:39871 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:15042 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:16426979 (16.4 MB) TX bytes:1916638 (1.9 MB)

wmaster0 Link encap:UNSPEC HWaddr 00-21-91-93-AD-05-64-30-00-00-00-00-00-00-00-00
UP BROADCAST RUNNING 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)

opend terminal and this is what has happend afer i entered the command, if my spelling is poor ul have to bear with me i cant c very well at the moment
 
Old 11-10-2009, 02:51 PM   #18
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opend terminal and this is what has happend afer i entered the command, if my spelling is poor ul have to bear with me i cant c very well at the moment
then a wireless card is the least of your worries, hope you feel better soon ?
 
Old 11-10-2009, 03:01 PM   #19
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thanks for your concern i can see again now had a flash happen at close range at work off a socket cudnt focus but ive changed the resolution and brightness so its easier anyone know what all that jargon i put on here means ???
 
Old 11-10-2009, 03:40 PM   #20
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thanks for your concern i can see again now had a flash happen at close range at work off a socket cudnt focus but ive changed the resolution and brightness so its easier anyone know what all that jargon i put on here means ???
Are you drunk / on drugs ?

Why can't you spell, punctuate, use capitals, or post a sensible question ?

I'm worried about you.

Maybe you need to get help from somewhere other than here (LQ). Perhaps schedule an early appointment with your doctor?
 
Old 11-10-2009, 03:51 PM   #21
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No im not on drugs or drunk thanks and i was told to open a terminal and use the 2 commands i was told to.
As you can see Ive pasted the results of that diagnostic on here so can somebody tell me what im looking at or suggest another idea because im at a loss.
 
Old 11-11-2009, 10:05 AM   #22
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sorry i never used a cell phone broadband service so this is new to me also.
i am not sure what 02 is (i assume some cell fone company ?) i see this page about vodaphone (are they the same thing ?) - http://www.howtoforge.com/vodafone_m...d_driver_linux
i think you can get vodafone-mobile-connect-card-driver-for-linux from sourceforge.
someone asked this before but i must ask it again -- are you sure that pin, puk, and network are not supposed to be supplied by your cell phone company ?
 
Old 11-11-2009, 10:20 AM   #23
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O2 is a UK mobile / cell company

This might help:

http://forum.o2.co.uk/viewtopic.php?...19cda23bb5a11c
 
Old 11-11-2009, 02:36 PM   #24
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unfortunately no im not because o2 and yes they are a cell phone company are not supporting linux so wud not offer me any help, but the setup book showed a similar page setup for apple mac so its my thinking that those feilds puk, pin and network need occupying.
Il investigate the links you've both posted thank you very much for taking the time to read my problem and decipher what i was talking about and offering help.
 
Old 11-11-2009, 03:54 PM   #25
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after reading some of the installation methods for o2 dongles on linux i have found that apparently the first time it must be activated on a windows system i thank everyone who's tried to help me in my endeavor
 
Old 11-12-2009, 03:26 AM   #26
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look dude...I am an aussie so will be blunter than most.

I have no problem that you do not start sentences with a capital but separate the sentences...you are looking for help ok?

1) fact....you do not need to activate on windows. I have a different dongle to you...but most are the same so let me explain it to you in windows (ms) style.

in ms...insert modem....ms sees it first as a cd....and self extracts the drivers into ms system....you then disconnect thru the system tray....re-insert it and it becomes a modem.

2) Now in linux terms I call that a flip-flop.

You can insert it and get information from it.

You need to run some commands in a terminal.

You need to install or run some software to connect to the net.

so lets try something?

open a terminal....I assume you know what ubuntu uses?

insert modem

run this command

Code:
lsusb
here is my output to command
lsusb
Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 05c6:f000 Qualcomm, Inc.
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

The usb id is this bit.....05c6:f000 ...Yours will differ.

Now run a command to flip it into modem mode

Code:
eject /dev/sr1 (then repeat earlier command)

lsusb
Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 05c6:9000 Qualcomm, Inc. 
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
You can see id has changed to 05c6:9000

the first bit did not change as its the manufacturer
the second bit is the model

3) So using a linux web browser go to your isp for the o2 and register that device....your documents should tell this.

4) The you edit a file created by installing software called wvdial....and you need to run the command with root powers but for ubuntu that means putting sudo at front of command.

Now I am not sure what your text editor is called...so navigate in ubuntu and look for it.....lets call it.."editor"

so to get root powers you do this

Code:
sudo editor
Then inside editor open a file called /etc/wvdial.conf

5) ring this o2 and tell them you are using windows and you just need some settings again......(yes we lie) or go to a wireless forum in the UK and ask there.

so you know what values to put into that wvdial.conf

6) if you get registered and get the values you open a normal terminal and run

wvdial.....and watch your modem....its lights should change after about 15 seconds to a constant light like red or blue or green ...depending on what strength radio signal it can get...like 2g or 3g or 4g....got the idea.

7) only if that all worked.....I can give you tips to automate process....but the deal is....you have to do some work....I can not register your modem= phone and I can not read your modem manual....so I assume you have installed sim card correctly....and I can not help you get the settings.

stick with linux....you do not need ms....but you will have a learning curve

ok leaping ahead here is how I automated mine
http://whirlpool.net.au/wiki/?tag=linux_U6T

I used the aussie forum to find out what settings to use in wvdial.conf


good luck

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