elementary os freya and did a fresh install to
elementary os loki yesterday night. Now I'm unable to use
USB Modems (
usb dongles) for connecting to the Internet. In
Freya there was no trouble in connecting from
usb modems. But in
USB modem was plugged,
create new connection does not appear in the network menu, (the modem shows signals are availables through the LED bulb) I was able to create a new connection from
edit connections as in the below image. As depicted in the image above, mobile broadband is not shown under the Devices. So how to connect to Internet using
I found a temporarily solution until a fix is released, First connect the
usb dongle and wait till it get detected in
Disks. Then move on to the
Settings->Network navigate to the
Ethernet under the devices in the left panel (as shown in the above screen-shot), then press
Edit Connections then
mobile broadband from the
hardware menu. Then go on by filling fields, Once the
Editing <yourConnectionName> window appears, move on to the
General tab and mark
Automatically connect to this network when available. This will automatically connect the
usb dongle when it is plugged in. This works fine and is a temporarily solution until a fix is being released as OS update.
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