For the “username” you can put in anything; same with the “password”. Hopefully you are able to browse the internet now… leave a comment if you need help! This command worked for me. This is second RC released. To connect use pon [name you gave above], for example: But it just seems its not being detected on ubuntu.

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Safaricom, Huawei e220, Linux and you!

You are losing out on amazing benefits because you are not a member. January 25, at 9: I had 2 computers with Ubuntu I am writing an answer.

January 6, at 6: He started as a system technician, then a Java developer and is currently focusing on making web technologies work for the business, old and new. Llinux good care of yourself. January 8, at 2: CHAP ” and also choose automatic connect after reboot.


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I bought a new Bamba Net modem of 3G capacity of Safaricom but it keeps on droping each and everytime. The instructions on how to fix this are slightly different than Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead? March 21, at 7: Big Giveaway – Win prizes worth R3, January 16, at 1: To make the modem work, you must first remove the module that is used for USB storage devices.

November 22, at Use a text editor such as pico to edit or create if necessary the file buawei handle the dialling configuration.

June 28, at 9: November 5, at How can I fix this?

Huawei modem does not work with The device remains listed as “mass storage” in more than half cases. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration.

It is easy and save a time. Right click on it and choose configure network. Any ideas or past experiences?


The listed distro is a suitable one. The device starts working after either 10 or 20 seconds if the command has to be run twice – which is most of the cases.

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Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Hi, JUst came across you website and installing the 3G modem on Linux. Everything is working fine with internet but I am not able to connect to a remote server: After you dial you should linx wvdial run through your configuration and then it will call Safaricom using pppd. I live next to nowhere in Kenya, so Internet access is pretty limited.