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Internet connection through (GSM) USB Modem with wvdial

Apr 15, 2011, 20:11 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Just tonight I'm having problems to start my internet connection with the NetworkManager on kubuntu maverick. The connection has been working like a charm these days so I'd think it's some kind of hiccups.

"I had taken the time to install wvdial on my box hoping I wasn't going to need it... normally console based applications are much more verbose on the kind of problems they are facing to do things so they are a very good fallback method when you have problems and so given the current situation, I'll give wvdial a shot.

"So, here's the recipe for it. First, set up a simple text file with the configuration you will be using.. it depends on the carrier you are using. I have COMCEL (in colombia) and so this is the content of the file:"

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