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Old 07-12-2010, 08:48   #16
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Next question: What wireless broadband card do I now purchase so that I can use Ubuntu? ps I have to use Telstra in Australia as they have the best coverage through out the coast.
The newer huawei cards most providers supply with their packages these days are acutally plug and play on linux.

The same applies to your wireless network card by the way - if you get a modern usb dongle it should work and you will probably get faster internet

I actually tend to check on compatibility BEFORE buying such hardware:
Linux-drivers.org - Linux Hardware Compatibility Lists & Linux Drivers
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The Telstra 3G Huawei modem: MF626 works fine with Ubuntu.

However, I haven't yet got my AT&T velocity/option modem/gps working: any suggestion welcome
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