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howtos:hardware:virginmobile_and_ovation_mc760_modem [2013/10/16 00:42 (UTC)]
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howtos:hardware:virginmobile_and_ovation_mc760_modem [2015/03/20 06:55 (UTC)]
arfon [Using Network Manager] ADDED: Leave username/password blank
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 ====== Connecting to VirginMobile Broadband2Go with an Ovation MC760 USB modem ====== ====== Connecting to VirginMobile Broadband2Go with an Ovation MC760 USB modem ======
 +
 +====== Using Network Manager ======
 +1) Plug in your modem.
 +
 +2) Open the Network Manager "NETWORK CONNECTIONS" dialog.
 +
 +3) Click "+ ADD".
 +
 +4) "CHOOSE A CONNECTION TYPE" ---> "MOBILE BROADBAND"
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 +5) Click CREATE
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 +6) "CREATE A CONNECTION FOR THIS MOBILE BROADBAND DEVICE" ---> "NOVATEL WIRELESS CMDA"
 +
 +7) "COUNTRY OR REGION" Pick what applies to you.
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 +8) "PROVIDER" ---> "VIRGIN MOBILE/HELIO"
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 +9) "CONFIRM BROADBAND SETTINGS" ---> "APPLY"
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 +10) After this it will ask you for a USERNAME and PASSWORD, leave them blank.
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 +After this, "Virgin Mobile/Helio" should be one of your connection choices.
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 +
  
 ====== Using KPPP ====== ====== Using KPPP ======
 1) Plug in the modem 1) Plug in the modem
  
-2) AS ROOT: run dmesg and look for the modem's dev node (usually /dev/USBtty0)+2) AS ROOT: run dmesg and look for the modem's dev node (usually /dev/ttyUSB0)
  
 3) Start KPPP 3) Start KPPP
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   DEVICE TAB-   DEVICE TAB-
   MODEM NAME: anything you want   MODEM NAME: anything you want
-  MODEM DEVICE: whatever dmesg said (probably /dev/USBtty0 )+  MODEM DEVICE: whatever dmesg said (probably /dev/ttyUSB0 )
   FLOW CONTROL: hardware   FLOW CONTROL: hardware
   LINE TERMINATION: CR   LINE TERMINATION: CR
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 ====== Using PPPD ====== ====== Using PPPD ======
  
-1) I've done itI don't remember how.+1) I've done itI don't remember how.
  
  

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