3G USB Dongle usage

James Cameron quozl at laptop.org
Tue Oct 9 20:34:18 EDT 2012

On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 05:25:32AM +0530, RJV wrote:
> [...] What I wanted to know was the interface between Sugar and
> GNOME. Your "GNOME also provides a middle level that Sugar uses. "
> helps in that direction.

There are many interfaces between Sugar and GNOME, and they would be
costly to explain in detail ... so it depends on the reason for your

For the configuration and connection of a 3G USB modem, the common
software components are NetworkManager and the kernel.  Both Sugar and
GNOME depend on these.

The recognition of USB modems is done by the kernel.

Sending commands to initiate a connection is done by NetworkManager.

GNOME and Sugar provide connection configuration details to

> Will switch to XO after this email and mail the log messages maybe
> tomorrow.

Interesting.  I would have copied them over SSH or to a USB drive
rather than dedicate use of mail from the XO, but do whatever you
think is the easiest for you.

James Cameron

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