Huawei USB Dongles Work Out-of-the-Box on Ubuntu 9.10

The latest release of Ubuntu, Karmic Koala has been nothing short of impressive. Aside from its fast booting and optimized performance, it also now works with more hardware by default, namely, the Huawei USB dongles that Zain, Wataniya and Viva provide. It used to be a hassle to search and tweak drivers, but not anymore! Take a look at the screenshots to see how easy it is to get running:

Note: Sometimes the profile won’t provide a DNS address. To fix this, just modify the connection and select your favorite provider, or use OpenDNS.

5 thoughts on “Huawei USB Dongles Work Out-of-the-Box on Ubuntu 9.10

  1. I used ubuntu 8.04 in my Laptop and i try to use Huawei USB with No Success I contact Zain help desk and they didn’t know anything about Linux or ubuntu.. I contact Arabic Linux forum and they remove my post!

    then I Format Ubuntu 8.04 and install XP !

    This it a screenshot for my ubuntu desktop!

    • Sorry to hear that. The best place for Ubuntu support is at the Ubuntu forums. Many corporations don’t know (or aren’t trained/certified for) Linux systems.

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