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Kubuntu 10.04 and the T-Mobile Broadband 615 USB Device

Posted Sunday, 28 April 2013 01:00

The T-Mobile 615 USB broadband stick is not recognised on insertion by Kubuntu/Ubuntu 10.04/10.10. These instructions enable you to use the device.

Once the device is inserted do a lsusb. The result should look like:

Bus 001 Device 006: ID 12d1:1c0b Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
Install usb-modeswitch if not installed  installed by doing:

sudo apt-get install usb-modeswitch

create a new entry  12d1:1c0b in the /etc/usb_modeswitch.d directory by doing sudo vi /etc/usb_modeswitch.d/12d1:1c0b. The contents of the file should be:

########################################################
# Huawei E173s

DefaultVendor= 0x12d1
DefaultProduct= 0x1c0b

TargetVendor= 0x12d1
TargetProduct= 0x1c05

CheckSuccess=20

MessageEndpoint= 0x0f
MessageContent= "55534243123456780000000000000011062000000100000000000000000000"

save the file and do a sudo usb-modeswitch -c /etc/usb_modeswitch.d/12d1:1c0b and then sudo modprobe usbserial vendor 0x2d1 product 0x1c05

Your device should now be working and visible in network manager

 

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