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Mini Ubuntu & Sprint Mobile Broadband - 10-19-2008, 12:33 AM
I'm happy to say that I am using my Sprint Mobile Broadband card (Sierra Wireless 595U) to access the internet with my Mini 9. On the Sprint website, there is a very good PDF describing how to set up Ubuntu Linux to work with the cards. You can find it here.
http://www4.sprint.com/pcsbusiness/down ... _Guide.pdf
Be sure to follow steps 1 through 4, then ignore the rest of the document.
Next, use Add/Remove Programs to install GnomePPP, then use the following settings:
User Name: user
Phone number: #777
For the rest of the settings, check this screenshot:
If you have problems finding the proper device, just click that handy little "Detect" button.
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