[plug] Wireless Broadband - USB Modem
ormg1 at bigpond.com
Wed Feb 10 19:10:02 WST 2010
The Huawei e160e works fine on Mint-8. i will not mention the hassles i
had to get it going but, Phil Bennett got it worked out for me. The
problems were caused by myself. Like most things - easy when you know how.
> Hi all,
> I'm planning to purchase a new pre-paid wireless broadband modem (for
> Laptop) and while I am familiar with a few models (having helped other
> people set them up on Linux), I was wondering if any of you have had
> particularly good experiences with any particular modems and/or
> Preferred specs:
> * Fast/easy "plug and play" linux compatibility: Linux Mint
> (ubuntu/debian) preferred.
> * Reliable connections in rural areas would be a bonus (telsra/bigpond
> * Reasonably good data plan.... not mind blowing (>2GB/mnth would
> be nice).
> I will be recommending these to my customers too if I find a good one!
> - I'm in Katanning and travel throughout the Great Southern.
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> Committee e-mail: committee at plug.linux.org.au
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