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Virgin wireless broadband with Ubuntu notes

Under Ubuntu-8.10 two changes are needed for Virgin wireless broadband USB adaptors to work with NetworkManager. First is that NetworkManager does not save chap/pap settings. This is a NetworkManager bug. But it can be fixed in /etc/ppp/options: sudo sed -i ‘s/#-chap/-chap/’ /etc/ppp/options This will disable chap authentication globally for all connections that do not override […]

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Mobile Internet via Bluetooth on Ubuntu-7.10

My old instructions on setting up internet access from Ubuntu-7.10 via a mobile phone from Telstra or Optus on Ubuntu Linux. Connecting to wireless internet plans via bluetooth. Tested with Next G, (HSDPA) and GPRS. Tested phone hardware: iMate JasJam Nokia 6110 Navigator Nokia 6120 Classic (ref) Drop me a note if you have successfully […]

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