Networking usb tethering modem
Fairly new to slackware and have found that I cannot use my virginmobile hotspot via usb tethering any help?
Are you using NetworkManager ? Under KDE/XFCE/?
yes i have the network manager running but I cant do anything with it
I got the information below from various places. I haven't tested it, since I don't have the modem or the broadband service.
You might have to switch your modem into the "serial" mode of operation. It probably defaults to the "storage" mode.
Create the file "/etc/usb_modeswitch.conf" containing the following.
Make sure that you have set the executable permission on "/etc/rc.d/rc.networkmanager" in order for it to start.
Phone Number: *99#
Authentication: Allowed Methods: PAP
Allow BSD Data Compression: Yes
Allow Deflate Data Compression: Yes
Use TCP Header Compression: Yes
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