So, E153 is from Huawei and is a 3G USB modem.
What do you mean by no reconizing the device? lsusb lists it...so....
I think you only need to configure Network Manager (Login/Pass, etc...)
Have you done it?
Under gnome3, I don't know where is the menu.
But you can simply press ALT+F2 and type
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and add a Mobile broadband.