This page will just give you a guide to connect to internet with a GPRS connection using data cable and GPRS enabled Hand Set.

REQUIREMENTS

All you need is a GPRS enabled handset and a GPRS connection

PROCEDURE

  • 1) Connect your GPRS enabled mobile handset with your computer with data cable

    2) Open Terminal [Application's --> Accesories --> Terminal] 3) Type sudo wvdialconf

    • This will scan for usb modems connected to your system.
    4) Now your terminal will look like this.

w5.png

The modem configuration will be stored in the following file

/etc/wvdial.conf

5) You should edit the above file to change the configuration like username, passwrod etc.

  • To edit this file type sudo gedit /etc/wvdial.conf This will open a file having content like the following

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  • For example my file will be like this.

    w8.png [Note : Dont forget to remove the semicolons at the front of Phone number, user name and password.]

6) Save the file and close it.

DIALING

To dial up your connection just open terminal and type wvdial

This will give a output like the following

w6.png

You should not close that terminal untill you wanted to be connected.

To disconnect just close that terminal.

DIAL AT START UP

You can automate the dialup process, so that you wont have to dial each time.

To do this just make a entry in startup.

1) Go to System --> Preferences --> Sessions

This will open a screen like this.

w1.png

2) Click ADD

w2.png

3) Enter details as below

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4) Click OK

The screen will be as follwing

w4.png

Click close

That's it.


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GPRS-DIALUP (last edited 2008-10-27 06:23:27 by littlergirl)