Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Networking
User Name
Linux - Networking This forum is for any issue related to networks or networking.
Routing, network cards, OSI, etc. Anything is fair game.


  Search this Thread
Old 09-12-2012, 01:40 PM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: May 2008
Location: Delhi, India
Distribution: Debian, Ubuntu, Kubuntu
Posts: 27
Blog Entries: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
Network status shows disconnected after connecting modem through wvdial

I connected through wvdial to a mobile broadband network on Ubuntu 12.04 following this post:

But the network status shows up as disconnected even though ppp0 does have an associated ip address and I'm able to access the internet. The default applications such as the software center and empathy also consider it disconnected as a result, and I'm unable to use them.

I've also tried the more standard: Edit Connections->Mobile Broadband, but I've never been able to connect using the network manager (no idea why).

Can someone help me get around this?



network manager, ubuntu 12.04, wvdial

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
trouble connecting to internet using GPRS modem with WVDIAL-- platform Ubuntu dixit Linux - Networking 3 06-08-2011 12:07 PM
KPPP disconnected - exit status: 15 - Sierra Wireless AirCard 580 by Sprint (1xevdo) Dennola4 Slackware 7 01-28-2009 12:28 AM
Network Manager shows my Modem BUT Balarabay1 Linux - Networking 3 12-18-2007 02:26 AM
wvdial status h3xis Linux - Networking 1 07-08-2005 06:21 PM
Connecting one modem-router for two computers over a network dushkinup General 1 03-06-2004 10:28 AM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Networking

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:21 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration