huawei e1550 on mint 14

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huawei e1550 on mint 14

Postby fouad » Thu Feb 14, 2013 2:07 pm

Dear Team,

I have an HP Compaq nc8430 laptop, with 3g of ram, i have always dremt of using linux and have now taken the step, i deleted windows and installed mint 14, the software is amazing, i just cant get internet to work.
i have a usb modem from huawei e1550, i did everything possible, but it is not recognized on the system, can someone please help me out?

I got it working now, but there is no interface to send sms to recharge and add bandwidth, any ideas? also i am unable to put the at sign in an email, where can i adjust this?

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Re: huawei e1550 on mint 14

Postby nnamdi » Thu Sep 12, 2013 5:18 pm

please i have the same issue, i cant use my huawei e1550 modem on my mint 14, please how do i setup

thank you


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Re: huawei e1550 on mint 14

Postby administrollaattori » Fri Sep 13, 2013 2:23 am

Google tells.

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gksu gedit /etc/udev/rules.d/15-huawei-e1550.rules

and paste in the following code:

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/udev/modem-modeswitch --vendor 0x12d1 --product 0x1446 --type option-zerocd"

Save the file and close the editor. Remove and re-insert the device. You should notice that service providers icon has popped up on the desktop – don’t worry about it as it is just the storage part of the device being recognized. Configuring the connection If you now click on the network-manager icon in the notification area, you’ll see a new option, “New Mobile Broadband (GSM) connection” ... 550-dongle

An another tutorial:

/etc/udev/rules.d/15-huawei-e1550.rules file

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ACTION!="add", GOTO="huawei_zerocd_end"

 SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTR{bDeviceClass}!="ff" ,ENV{DEVTYPE}=="usb_device", GOTO="huawei_zerocd_disable"
 SUBSYSTEM=="scsi", ENV{DEVTYPE}=="scsi_device", GOTO="huawei_zerocd_disable"

 ATTRS{idVendor}=="12d1", ATTRS{idProduct}=="1446", RUN+="modem-modeswitch -v 0x%s{idVendor} -p 0x%s{idProduct} -t option-zerocd"


Now, save and exit. Next time when you plug in your USB modem, your system should automatically switch it to USB Modem mode and you’re good to go. ... buntu.html

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