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Use Nokia E71 (USB) as cellular modem on Ubuntu 8.04

"Is there a way to use my E71 as a cellular modem on Ubuntu 8.04? I'm using a USB cable to eliminate any Bluetooth problems, and prefer USB over Wi-Fi sharing solutions.

Thanks,
Adam"

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Guest [Entry]

"Following my question at whatsup.org.il, the solution seems to be configuring wvdial.conf as:

[Dialer usb]
;Init2 = ATQ0 V1 E1 S0=0 &C1 &D2 +FCLASS=0
init1 = AT+CGDCONT=1,”IP”,”orange.co.il”
Modem Type = USB Modem
Phone = *99#
ISDN = 0
Username = ” “
Init1 = ATZ
Password = ” ”
Modem = /dev/ttyACM0
Baud = 460800

You might want to change 'orange.co.il' to your provider's url. Actually, I was just guessing mine - I'm not sure the url is entirely necessary.

Now,

su -c ""wvdial usb""

Some magic happens:

--> WvDial: Internet dialer version 1.60
--> Cannot get information for serial port.
--> Initializing modem.
--> Sending: ATZ
ATZ
OK
--> Modem initialized.
--> Sending: ATDT*99#
--> Waiting for carrier.
ATDT*99#
CONNECT
~[7f]}#@!}!} } }2}#}$@#}!}$}%\}""}&} }*} } g}%~
--> Carrier detected. Waiting for prompt.
~[7f]}#@!}!} } }2}#}$@#}!}$}%\}""}&} }*} } g}%~
--> PPP negotiation detected.
--> Starting pppd at Sun Jan 24 10:01:27 2010
--> Pid of pppd: 11872
--> Using interface ppp0
--> pppd: w[7f]
--> pppd: w[7f]
--> pppd: w[7f]
--> pppd: w[7f]
--> pppd: w[7f]
--> local IP address 10.195.166.229
--> pppd: w[7f]
--> remote IP address 10.6.6.6
--> pppd: w[7f]
--> primary DNS address 192.118.11.77
--> pppd: w[7f]
--> secondary DNS address 192.118.9.177
--> pppd: w[7f]

wvdial stops here. Now type, in another window:

sudo route add default gw 110.195.166.229 ppp0

Of course, use the IP you've got from your provider, not the one listed here.

And you're done."