Installing Huawei E220 HSDPA Modem in Ubuntu

Posted: 08/11/2009 in 1

In terminal run following commands.
sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install wvdial

Edit wvdial.conf configuration file in /etc/wvdial.conf. Before continue to edit the file do backup wvdial.conf file.

sudo gedit /etc/wvdial.conf

Replace existing existing lines with following lines

[Dialer Defaults]
Modem = /dev/ttyUSB0
Baud = 1843200
Modem Type = Analog Modem
Init2 = ATZ
Init3 = ATQ0 V1 E1 S0=0 &C1 &D2 +FCLASS=0
Init4 = AT+CGDCONT=1,”IP”,”dialogbb
Dial Command = ATDT
Phone = *99***1#
Username = foo
Password = bar
Stupid Mode = yes

Replace dialogbb with your Access Point Name(APN) and save the wvdial.conf file.

Each time connect the Huawei E220 HSDPA Modem run following command.

sudo wvdial

In Ubuntu 9.10 right click over the network icon in the system tray and uncheck the Enable Networking to use Empathy and Evolution mail.

Enjoy the rest using Huawei E220 HSDPA Modem with Ubuntu.

😀

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