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Old 06-02-2014, 03:56 AM   #1
robinselvam
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Which is the suitable usb modem for rhel 6 & fedora.


Hi Frnds,

Recently i have installed FEDORA 20 on my laptop & my 3g usb modem doesn't seem compatabile with it.please suggest fedora 20, centos & rhel6 compatabile
usb modem with easy installation methods. and im from india here huawei series of usb modems are familiar,
please help
 
Old 06-02-2014, 10:00 AM   #2
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Hi!
In 2009/ 2010 Fedora was my best distribution, I had different Huawei modems without any problem.
I had nothing to do (no installation), only 1 click of a mouse to connect.
Nowadays you need a couple of steps (including country, provider, PIN,...).
But the first thing to do is:
open a Terminal / Konsole:
Code:
lsusb
"l" like list to see if it is recognized.
You should see something like
Code:
...
Bus 001 Device 006: ID 12D1:1003 Huawei...E220 HSDPA/HSUPA Modem
...
The 8 digits of the hexadecimal number 12D1 1003 are representing the company and the model.
Sorry that I can' t give you further help, because I no longer use USB modems.
 
  


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