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Old 06-16-2010, 02:27 AM   #1
Nicolice
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3G with nokia phone?


Hello...

I'm currently using Acer AspireOne 532, and there's some questions regarding it..

Currently I've installed Ubuntu netbook remix on it, and I want to use my handphone which is Nokia XM 5320 as my 3G phone modem.

Is there any way to configure it? When in Windows, I can use nokia pcsuite to make my phone act as the 3G modem, but how to configure it in Ubuntu? [ditched Windows, due to bloated stuff in it, obviously]

Thanks a lot =)
 
Old 06-17-2010, 12:58 PM   #2
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This might help.
 
Old 06-18-2010, 05:40 AM   #3
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Thanks, I'll try once I get back later on =)
 
Old 06-27-2010, 10:56 AM   #4
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*bump, just wanted to say..actually the settings are similar to others as well, like those 3G usb dongle.

This is how I set it up properly =)

http://forum.lowyat.net/index.php?sh...ost&p=33539259
Just remember to use the 'detect modem', setup few strings like your ISP apn and you're done =)

have to run it via sudo/gksu...else I'll get permission error...not sure how to fix it, tho...

using gnome-ppp to connect is much more stable then using the network-manager's as network-manager's connection tempted to drop often...
 
  


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