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Old 05-20-2017, 04:22 PM   #16
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Widening search (slightly) found: https://osmocom.org/projects/libosmo...ki/Libosmocore
 
Old 05-20-2017, 04:23 PM   #17
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I'm not a Fedora user, but it looks pretty detailed. Have you taken a look ?
Yes, as it says run:

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nm-connection-editor &
And, select Mobile Broadband Tab. I have no such thing.
 
Old 05-20-2017, 04:38 PM   #18
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Yes, as it says run:



And, select Mobile Broadband Tab. I have no such thing.
Hmmm ... Maybe it's a utility you need to install ... It would be best if further advice came from some of our more Fedora-knowledgeable members ... I apologize for my lack of familiarity with that distro.
 
Old 05-21-2017, 01:44 AM   #19
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As I said first, I am using Dell Lattitude E6510. As far as I have searched it has no problem with 4G.
no, you didn't say; there's probably dozens of dell latitudes.
but now you gave me the model number: it's this. the review is from 2010. in 2010 i'm pretty sure 4G didn't even exist.

now my 4G card is happy to make 3G connections and works in a device that old, but will yours also?
i'm not 100% sure about it but i think it's safe to assume it will, for now.

looking at your lspci output i see no indication that this model provides mobile broadband. this review says it has a smart card reader, but it seems to be used for different purposes.

from what i can see here, your best bet is to get yourself a dongle and use that for mobile broadband.
 
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Actually, it seems the e6510 does support mobile broadband, but it may require specific peripherals. Taken from the Latitude e6510 Connectivity specs on Dell's site :

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10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet
56K v924 Internal Modem (Optional)
Wireless LAN and WiMax Options:
Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6200
Intel® Centrino® Advanced–N + WiMAX 6250
Intel® Centrino® Ultimate-N 6300
Dell Wireless 1501 (802.11 b/g/n 1x1)
Dell Wireless 1520 (802.11 a/g/n 2x2)
Optional Mobile Broadband2
 & GPS:
Dell Wireless™ 5620 Multi-mode HSPA-EVDO Mini Card (Gobi™
2000) with A-GPS
Dell Wireless™ 5540 Single-mode HSPA Mini Card with A-GPS
Bluetooth:
Dell Wireless 375 Bluetooth® 3.0
 
Old 05-21-2017, 12:41 PM   #21
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^ ok.
can you look at op's lspci output?
 
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^ ok.
can you look at op's lspci output?
Hey ondoho - took a look and can't see the peripheral either. Could it be implemented as a USB device ? Or ... as the specs mention that mobile broadband support is optional, the OP's specific system perhaps does not have this option (... just odd that it would have the SIM card slot, though ...) ....

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Old 05-21-2017, 01:57 PM   #23
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^ ok, thanks.

sryzdn, please post the output of
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sudo lsusb
 
Old 05-21-2017, 06:14 PM   #24
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^ ok, thanks.

sryzdn, please post the output of
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sudo lsusb
Please find it as enclosed. But, no mobile peripherals.
Attached Files
File Type: txt tmp_11220-lsusb-123904305.txt (663 Bytes, 12 views)
 
Old 05-21-2017, 06:34 PM   #25
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Try:
Code:
sudo dmidecode
I forget does Fedora do non-free firmware?

I don't distro hop seems I found my* best https://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/u...y-live-builds/
 
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Try:
Code:
sudo dmidecode
What amazing command! Yet, no mobile perpherals:\ Let me know what I should look for except "mobile".
I guess fedora does not support proprietary.
 
Old 05-21-2017, 07:46 PM   #27
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I would search out anything unrecognisable to you in the outputs, eg:
Code:
sudo lsusb
[xxxx@xxxxxxxxx ~]$ sudo lsusb 
Bus 002 Device 005: ID 0a5c:5802 Broadcom Corp. BCM5880 Secure Applications Processor with fingerprint touch sensor
Bus 002 Device 004: ID 413c:8187 Dell Computer Corp. DW375 Bluetooth Module
Bus 002 Device 006: ID 0458:003a KYE Systems Corp. (Mouse Systems) NetScroll+ Mini Traveler / Genius NetScroll 120
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0020 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 05ca:180f Ricoh Co., Ltd 
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0020 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ricoh

In the BIOS is the card set to on?
 
Old 05-21-2017, 08:46 PM   #28
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Fedora like Debian should still unofficially support proprietary drivers, way back when I used RHEL and others plus still I believe Ndiswrapper works.

Is there info on the card to help search out drivers*?
 
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I almost shudder to suggest this, but it would almost be worthwhile seeing if Windows detects the peripheral. Since it IS an option, are we even 100% sure that sryzdn's system actually has the mobile broadband card installed in his system ?

Perhaps a Windows PE boot would help ... Or at the very least a live ISO of another distro that is known to detect this kind of thing reliably ...
 
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I almost shudder to suggest this, but it would almost be worthwhile seeing if Windows detects the peripheral. Since it IS an option, are we even 100% sure that sryzdn's system actually has the mobile broadband card installed in his system ?

Perhaps a Windows PE boot would help ... Or at the very least a live ISO of another distro that is known to detect this kind of thing reliably ...
I did test the sim card on windows, but there was nothing like an automatic detection of the network there. So, I left it.
 
  


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