Internet Key Huawei

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Ale
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Internet Key Huawei

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Linux Mint 8 64-bit (Gnome and KDE) fail to recognize the Huawei Internet Key k4505 as a usb modem.
I ask if the bug is fixed in upcoming Linux Mint 9, without searching around the world for the appropriate drivers.
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Re: Internet Key Huawei

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Does this USB Modem have a mini-memory card as part of it's features?

If it does, then the OS will read the USB as an external memory drive first.

You just need to install "usb_modeswitch" from the Synaptic Manager. It tells the computer, what to do with this USB ... it should then, 'recognize' the Modem aspect.

Just a few 'clicks' and it's done. I use 3 different USB Modems.

The Ubuntu Forums has a lot of great topic threads on this subject ... you might check them out. >> Do a search ... http/ubuntuforums.org

And yes, the new Mint-9 LTS should already have the usb_modeswitch application pre-installed. Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid does.
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Re: Internet Key Huawei

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This USB Modem is whithout a mini-memory card.
It is Internet Key + data sim
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Re: Internet Key Huawei

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is the modem showing up as mounted partition when you plug it in?
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Re: Internet Key Huawei

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Ale,
Sometimes plugging the USB modem in first and then switching the computer on solves this sort of problem.
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