3G USB Dongle usage

RJV jv.ravichandran at gmail.com
Wed Oct 10 08:29:37 EDT 2012

XO 1.75 C2 Build 21 0.96.2 Q4D17

It is ok for now. Thanks for all.


On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 8:03 AM, James Cameron <quozl at laptop.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 07:40:30AM +0530, RJV wrote:
> > I think there is a mobile like icon that showed up after switching
> > back to Sugar aside from the Connected round icon because when I
> > removed the usb, the icon vanished so probably that icon has a
> > Connect option.
> That is the icon I was speaking about earlier, for starting connection
> while in Sugar.  It looks like a mobile because that's how the first
> modems began.  A 3G USB modem is like a mobile but without battery,
> keypad, display, speaker, or microphone.
> > > Certain adapters are supported by OLPC OS.  I don't have the list
> > > handy.
> >
> > Thanks, I will send you the list if I find it while using the
> > feature.
> I suspect a list may be on our Wiki, but I'm not sure.  Devices that
> require the usbvga kernel driver appear to be supported, but the
> release notes for 11.3.1 and 12.1.0 say that it does not yet work on
> the XO-1.75.
> > I checked under My Settings, the display device option is not there
> > maybe I saw it in the GNOME menu somewhere.
> I do not recall a display device option in Sugar.  You will probably
> need an external device before you look for configuration options.
> > Btw, after the SD card mishap, the GNOME desktop look has
> > changed. Does this mean that I should perform a software update for
> > GNOME, too, to restore it to factory settings?
> I can't answer that without more detail about your alleged mishap.
> All I have is the start of a thread saying that an .rpm file on an SD
> card crashed the laptop somehow, but your post was really short on
> detail.  I would need to know:
> - what OLPC OS version you are using,
> - what .rpm file was on the SD card,
> - what you mean by "crashes"; what are the observations?
> To restore to factory settings for the operating system, use the
> installation method for the selected version.  For instance, to
> install 12.1.0 on XO-1.75, follow these instructions:
> http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Release_notes/12.1.0/Installation/XO-1.75
> --
> James Cameron
> http://quozl.linux.org.au/


Ravichandran Jv
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