How to get a USB dialup modem working?

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How to get a USB dialup modem working?

Post by EdB » Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:17 am

How is this done? I have a little USB 1.1 56K modem (which works transparently with W7) that I would like to use for emergency purposes but can't get my system to use it or configure it. I am on Mint 19.1 Cinnamon.
When I go to the network screen, it tells me the Mobile Broadband is unavalable, and the settings button is grayed out. It shows Provider SuperTel Supremo but I did not add that.
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Re: How to get a USB dialup modem working?

Post by administrollaattori » Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:48 am

For years ago I have used gnome-ppp and wvdial.
https://www.google.fi/search?q=gnome-pp ... 80&bih=573

PS. What tells

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Re: How to get a USB dialup modem working?

Post by EdB » Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:08 pm

Thanks for replying. See results below

$ lsusb ; nmcli dev ; mmcli -L

Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 003 Device 005: ID 0461:4d75 Primax Electronics, Ltd Rocketfish RF-FLBTAD Bluetooth Adapter
Bus 003 Device 004: ID 0a5c:4503 Broadcom Corp. Mouse (Boot Interface Subclass)
Bus 003 Device 003: ID 0a5c:4502 Broadcom Corp. Keyboard (Boot Interface Subclass)
Bus 003 Device 002: ID 0a5c:4500 Broadcom Corp. BCM2046B1 USB 2.0 Hub (part of BCM2046 Bluetooth)
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 002 Device 003: ID 0bc2:ab24 Seagate RSS LLC
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 0bc2:ab24 Seagate RSS LLC
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 046d:c07c Logitech, Inc. M-R0017 [G700s Rechargeable Gaming Mouse]
Bus 001 Device 004: ID 045e:02ea Microsoft Corp.
Bus 001 Device 009: ID 046d:c531 Logitech, Inc. C-U0007 [Unifying Receiver]
Bus 001 Device 008: ID 046d:c517 Logitech, Inc. LX710 Cordless Desktop Laser
Bus 001 Device 013: ID 0572:1321 Conexant Systems (Rockwell), Inc.
Bus 001 Device 006: ID 045b:0209 Hitachi, Ltd
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 045b:0209 Hitachi, Ltd
Bus 001 Device 007: ID 0764:0501 Cyber Power System, Inc. CP1500 AVR UPS
Bus 001 Device 005: ID 2040:7200 Hauppauge
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

DEVICE TYPE STATE CONNECTION
enp0s31f6 ethernet connected Wired connection 1
enp9s0 ethernet unavailable --
ttyACM0 modem unavailable --
lo loopback unmanaged --

Found 1 modems:
/org/freedesktop/ModemManager1/Modem/2 [unknown] unknown


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