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Started by Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec), February 18, 2010, 07:54:37 PM

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Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec)

[This is a previous posting from someone else, that I'll later respond to]

I've just bought a secondhand Acer Aspire ONE A110 and a neat little guy it is to.
I'm running this out of the box using 'Linpus Lite V.1.0.15.E' and I want to use the 3G slot for Internet access using three (3 moblie).

Do I have the right Linux OS to do this?

If so how?

If not, which one and how do I install it?
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Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec)

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Instructions can be found here:
http://netbook-experience.com/2009/09/how-to-install-a-3g-dongle-with-mobile-broadband-on-the-linux-acer-aspire-one/ (http://netbook-experience.com/2009/09/how-to-install-a-3g-dongle-with-mobile-broadband-on-the-linux-acer-aspire-one/)

But you would be better off getting rid of Linpus Lite, and installing Ubuntu's Netbook Remix which can be found here:
http://www.ubuntu.com/GetUbuntu/download-netbook (http://www.ubuntu.com/GetUbuntu/download-netbook)

Or see here for further information:
http://linuxforums.org.uk/linux-tips-tricks/setting-up-a-3g-dongle-from-the-ubuntu-network-manager/ (http://linuxforums.org.uk/linux-tips-tricks/setting-up-a-3g-dongle-from-the-ubuntu-network-manager/)
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