Orange mobile dongle not recognised

  • MaxtheRover
Posted: Tue, 09/08/2009 - 23:13
Having managed to install 2.1 by sending my BIOS back to 2007 I have it working almost perfectly. The problem is I can't access the web as my Huawei mobile broadband dongle isn't recognized. I had the same problem with UbuntuStudio (not the only reason I switched back to 64Studio) but everything works fine in plain Ubuntu, Mint and PCLinuxOS with automatic detection and set-up. I'm sure there will be a few lines of code to sort it out - can anybody help? BTW can I reset my date and time now that the installation is done?

Studio distros

  • Quentin Harley
  • 05/24/07
  • Fri, 09/11/2009 - 21:19
I have installed wired Ethernet throughout my rooms, and the idea is to eventually have finished my jack based digital snake, and running on the connection. Internet available to all my systems in a transparent way. I try to keep away from anything that creates unwanted radio-frequency interference while working, but my 64 Studio 3.0 based laptop runs the vodafone Huawei card with no problems whatsoever. I use the vodafone connect for linux application.

Huawei

  • Quentin Harley
  • 05/24/07
  • Wed, 09/09/2009 - 08:31
There is a linux control panel for that modem available from Vodafone UK, which I use successfully on my laptop to connect to the web remotely. No idea about Orange though, but it may be a good idea to do a quick search. The dongle itself is recognised, but the software on it is windows and Mac only... And Yes, you can return to the present. Not nice to live in the past... ;-)

Orange mobile dongle

  • MaxtheRover
  • 09/03/09
  • Fri, 09/11/2009 - 20:58
Thanks, Quentin. What irks me is that I have no problem with non-studio distros. I am using my Linux Mint laptop to send this and had to do nothing but change the DNS to something that actually works. On my office PC running PCLinuxOS09 the dongle just appears on the list in KPPP. Is the Gnome equivalent (GPPP?) present in 64Studio? Where would I find it? Sorry to be such a newb but it shows how user friendly Linux is now - I've been using it since Ubuntu Feisty and show no signs of becoming a nerd! ;-)