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Postby liamj » Fri Aug 06, 2010 9:30

Hello, I am a newcomer to sabayon (and Linux), so need a bit of help. Cannot connect to internet via my 3 network mobile dongle, It's shown on the task bar drop down, and tries, but will not connect, do I need any additional software forn this to work,
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Re: mobile internet

Postby bobcollard » Fri Aug 06, 2010 11:06

liamj wrote:Hello, I am a newcomer to sabayon (and Linux), so need a bit of help. Cannot connect to internet via my 3 network mobile dongle, It's shown on the task bar drop down, and tries, but will not connect, do I need any additional software forn this to work,

It depends on what shows in your task bar. If you left click it and it shows something like the attached then you have a connection to establish. More information would be useful in helping you, type of computer, Internet provider equipment etc.
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Re: mobile internet

Postby bobcollard » Sun Aug 08, 2010 1:28

Bump, still here? :)
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Re: mobile internet

Postby shivali » Sun Aug 08, 2010 11:07

did you have the program usb_modeswitch installed?

If not install it and maybe the situation will change
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