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Thread: Mobile Braodband on Linux Netbook?

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    Default Mobile Braodband on Linux Netbook?

    I have bough an Acer Aspire One which runs on Linux and want to install a Mobile Broadband dongle - has anyone done this successfully and if so how?

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    Yes, it can be done.

    I just plugged my details into wvdial and it worked. The only problem I had was that I had to connect as root. It was a friends dongle I used to test with so I haven't had a lot of time to get it working right.

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    You have no need of wvdial just insert dongle, when light start blinking on dongle go to upper right corner and click on the internet icon you will get a link named something GSM click on that, after clicking a window will open, follow steps and after completing step you will be connected to internet.

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