windumb wrote:did you check the result of the command lsusb (in terminal)? if not, please post.
also get the information of the command dpkg -s modemmanager (especially post the version)
i had a discussion and my own problems with mobile broadband modems. but in the end it all worked.
What you have asked for and, since it seems to be working fine now:
pkg -s modemmanager
Status: install ok installed
Maintainer: Alexander Sack <email@example.com>
Depends: libc6 (>= 2.14), libdbus-glib-1-2 (>= 0.88), libglib2.0-0 (>= 2.31.
, libgudev-1.0-0 (>= 146), upstart-job
Description: D-Bus service for managing modems
Provides a D-Bus interface to communicate with mobile broadband (GSM, CDMA,
UMTS, ...) cards. Implements a loadable plugin interface to add work-arounds
for non standard devices. Also provides patches to use networkmanager (and
the applet) with modem manager.
Git Repository: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/ModemManager/ModemManager/