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    cant use my smart bro

    Hi! I'm new in Ubuntu and i use my smart bro to have internet connection but I can't use it and the "enable mobile broadband" doesn't appear. Please help me. Thanks a lot

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    Re: cant use my smart bro

    First I heard of these
    Exactly what device is it
    I looked at the website and there seem a few options
    I guess it's the pocket device is it?
    Which has a usb connection?
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    Re: cant use my smart bro

    it is usb broadband stick

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    Re: cant use my smart bro

    Post the result of

    lsusb -v
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    Re: cant use my smart bro

    what is lsusb-v?

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    Re: cant use my smart bro

    Code:
    eyetracker@eyetracker-ThinkPad-X60:~$ lsusb -v
    
    Bus 001 Device 004: ID 1c9e:f000 OMEGA TECHNOLOGY
    Couldn't open device, some information will be missing
    Device Descriptor:
      bLength                18
      bDescriptorType         1
      bcdUSB               2.00
      bDeviceClass            0 (Defined at Interface level)
      bDeviceSubClass         0
      bDeviceProtocol         0
      bMaxPacketSize0        64
      idVendor           0x1c9e OMEGA TECHNOLOGY
      idProduct          0xf000
      bcdDevice            0.00
      iManufacturer           3
      iProduct                2
      iSerial                 4
      bNumConfigurations      1
      Configuration Descriptor:
        bLength                 9
        bDescriptorType         2
        wTotalLength           32
        bNumInterfaces          1
        bConfigurationValue     1
        iConfiguration          1
        bmAttributes         0xe0
          Self Powered
          Remote Wakeup
        MaxPower              500mA
        Interface Descriptor:
          bLength                 9
          bDescriptorType         4
          bInterfaceNumber        0
          bAlternateSetting       0
          bNumEndpoints           2
          bInterfaceClass         8 Mass Storage
          bInterfaceSubClass      6 SCSI
          bInterfaceProtocol     80 Bulk-Only
          iInterface              0
          Endpoint Descriptor:
            bLength                 7
            bDescriptorType         5
            bEndpointAddress     0x01  EP 1 OUT
            bmAttributes            2
              Transfer Type            Bulk
              Synch Type               None
              Usage Type               Data
            wMaxPacketSize     0x0200  1x 512 bytes
            bInterval               0
          Endpoint Descriptor:
            bLength                 7
            bDescriptorType         5
            bEndpointAddress     0x81  EP 1 IN
            bmAttributes            2
              Transfer Type            Bulk
              Synch Type               None
              Usage Type               Data
            wMaxPacketSize     0x0200  1x 512 bytes
            bInterval               0
    
    Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0bda:8176 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8188CUS 802.11n WLAN Adapter
    Couldn't open device, some information will be missing
    Device Descriptor:
      bLength                18
      bDescriptorType         1
      bcdUSB               2.00
      bDeviceClass            0 (Defined at Interface level)
      bDeviceSubClass         0
      bDeviceProtocol         0
      bMaxPacketSize0        64
      idVendor           0x0bda Realtek Semiconductor Corp.
      idProduct          0x8176 RTL8188CUS 802.11n WLAN Adapter
      bcdDevice            2.00
      iManufacturer           1
      iProduct                2
      iSerial                 3
      bNumConfigurations      1
      Configuration Descriptor:
        bLength                 9
        bDescriptorType         2
        wTotalLength           46
        bNumInterfaces          1
        bConfigurationValue     1
        iConfiguration          0
        bmAttributes         0xa0
          (Bus Powered)
          Remote Wakeup
        MaxPower              500mA
        Interface Descriptor:
          bLength                 9
          bDescriptorType         4
          bInterfaceNumber        0
          bAlternateSetting       0
          bNumEndpoints           4
          bInterfaceClass       255 Vendor Specific Class
          bInterfaceSubClass    255 Vendor Specific Subclass
          bInterfaceProtocol    255 Vendor Specific Protocol
          iInterface              0
          Endpoint Descriptor:
            bLength                 7
            bDescriptorType         5
            bEndpointAddress     0x81  EP 1 IN
            bmAttributes            2
              Transfer Type            Bulk
              Synch Type               None
              Usage Type               Data
            wMaxPacketSize     0x0200  1x 512 bytes
            bInterval               0
          Endpoint Descriptor:
            bLength                 7
            bDescriptorType         5
            bEndpointAddress     0x02  EP 2 OUT
            bmAttributes            2
              Transfer Type            Bulk
              Synch Type               None
              Usage Type               Data
            wMaxPacketSize     0x0200  1x 512 bytes
            bInterval               0
          Endpoint Descriptor:
            bLength                 7
            bDescriptorType         5
            bEndpointAddress     0x03  EP 3 OUT
            bmAttributes            2
              Transfer Type            Bulk
              Synch Type               None
              Usage Type               Data
            wMaxPacketSize     0x0200  1x 512 bytes
            bInterval               0
          Endpoint Descriptor:
            bLength                 7
            bDescriptorType         5
            bEndpointAddress     0x84  EP 4 IN
            bmAttributes            3
              Transfer Type            Interrupt
              Synch Type               None
              Usage Type               Data
            wMaxPacketSize     0x0040  1x 64 bytes
            bInterval               1
    
    Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
    Couldn't open device, some information will be missing
    Device Descriptor:
      bLength                18
      bDescriptorType         1
      bcdUSB               2.00
      bDeviceClass            9 Hub
      bDeviceSubClass         0 Unused
      bDeviceProtocol         0 Full speed (or root) hub
      bMaxPacketSize0        64
      idVendor           0x1d6b Linux Foundation
      idProduct          0x0002 2.0 root hub
      bcdDevice            3.11
      iManufacturer           3
      iProduct                2
      iSerial                 1
      bNumConfigurations      1
      Configuration Descriptor:
        bLength                 9
        bDescriptorType         2
        wTotalLength           25
        bNumInterfaces          1
        bConfigurationValue     1
        iConfiguration          0
        bmAttributes         0xe0
          Self Powered
          Remote Wakeup
        MaxPower                0mA
        Interface Descriptor:
          bLength                 9
          bDescriptorType         4
          bInterfaceNumber        0
          bAlternateSetting       0
          bNumEndpoints           1
          bInterfaceClass         9 Hub
          bInterfaceSubClass      0 Unused
          bInterfaceProtocol      0 Full speed (or root) hub
          iInterface              0
          Endpoint Descriptor:
            bLength                 7
            bDescriptorType         5
            bEndpointAddress     0x81  EP 1 IN
            bmAttributes            3
              Transfer Type            Interrupt
              Synch Type               None
              Usage Type               Data
            wMaxPacketSize     0x0004  1x 4 bytes
            bInterval              12
    
    Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Couldn't open device, some information will be missing
    Device Descriptor:
      bLength                18
      bDescriptorType         1
      bcdUSB               1.10
      bDeviceClass            9 Hub
      bDeviceSubClass         0 Unused
      bDeviceProtocol         0 Full speed (or root) hub
      bMaxPacketSize0        64
      idVendor           0x1d6b Linux Foundation
      idProduct          0x0001 1.1 root hub
      bcdDevice            3.11
      iManufacturer           3
      iProduct                2
      iSerial                 1
      bNumConfigurations      1
      Configuration Descriptor:
        bLength                 9
        bDescriptorType         2
        wTotalLength           25
        bNumInterfaces          1
        bConfigurationValue     1
        iConfiguration          0
        bmAttributes         0xe0
          Self Powered
          Remote Wakeup
        MaxPower                0mA
        Interface Descriptor:
          bLength                 9
          bDescriptorType         4
          bInterfaceNumber        0
          bAlternateSetting       0
          bNumEndpoints           1
          bInterfaceClass         9 Hub
          bInterfaceSubClass      0 Unused
          bInterfaceProtocol      0 Full speed (or root) hub
          iInterface              0
          Endpoint Descriptor:
            bLength                 7
            bDescriptorType         5
            bEndpointAddress     0x81  EP 1 IN
            bmAttributes            3
              Transfer Type            Interrupt
              Synch Type               None
              Usage Type               Data
            wMaxPacketSize     0x0002  1x 2 bytes
            bInterval             255
    
    Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Couldn't open device, some information will be missing
    Device Descriptor:
      bLength                18
      bDescriptorType         1
      bcdUSB               1.10
      bDeviceClass            9 Hub
      bDeviceSubClass         0 Unused
      bDeviceProtocol         0 Full speed (or root) hub
      bMaxPacketSize0        64
      idVendor           0x1d6b Linux Foundation
      idProduct          0x0001 1.1 root hub
      bcdDevice            3.11
      iManufacturer           3
      iProduct                2
      iSerial                 1
      bNumConfigurations      1
      Configuration Descriptor:
        bLength                 9
        bDescriptorType         2
        wTotalLength           25
        bNumInterfaces          1
        bConfigurationValue     1
        iConfiguration          0
        bmAttributes         0xe0
          Self Powered
          Remote Wakeup
        MaxPower                0mA
        Interface Descriptor:
          bLength                 9
          bDescriptorType         4
          bInterfaceNumber        0
          bAlternateSetting       0
          bNumEndpoints           1
          bInterfaceClass         9 Hub
          bInterfaceSubClass      0 Unused
          bInterfaceProtocol      0 Full speed (or root) hub
          iInterface              0
          Endpoint Descriptor:
            bLength                 7
            bDescriptorType         5
            bEndpointAddress     0x81  EP 1 IN
            bmAttributes            3
              Transfer Type            Interrupt
              Synch Type               None
              Usage Type               Data
            wMaxPacketSize     0x0002  1x 2 bytes
            bInterval             255
    
    Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Couldn't open device, some information will be missing
    Device Descriptor:
      bLength                18
      bDescriptorType         1
      bcdUSB               1.10
      bDeviceClass            9 Hub
      bDeviceSubClass         0 Unused
      bDeviceProtocol         0 Full speed (or root) hub
      bMaxPacketSize0        64
      idVendor           0x1d6b Linux Foundation
      idProduct          0x0001 1.1 root hub
      bcdDevice            3.11
      iManufacturer           3
      iProduct                2
      iSerial                 1
      bNumConfigurations      1
      Configuration Descriptor:
        bLength                 9
        bDescriptorType         2
        wTotalLength           25
        bNumInterfaces          1
        bConfigurationValue     1
        iConfiguration          0
        bmAttributes         0xe0
          Self Powered
          Remote Wakeup
        MaxPower                0mA
        Interface Descriptor:
          bLength                 9
          bDescriptorType         4
          bInterfaceNumber        0
          bAlternateSetting       0
          bNumEndpoints           1
          bInterfaceClass         9 Hub
          bInterfaceSubClass      0 Unused
          bInterfaceProtocol      0 Full speed (or root) hub
          iInterface              0
          Endpoint Descriptor:
            bLength                 7
            bDescriptorType         5
            bEndpointAddress     0x81  EP 1 IN
            bmAttributes            3
              Transfer Type            Interrupt
              Synch Type               None
              Usage Type               Data
            wMaxPacketSize     0x0002  1x 2 bytes
            bInterval             255
    
    Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Couldn't open device, some information will be missing
    Device Descriptor:
      bLength                18
      bDescriptorType         1
      bcdUSB               1.10
      bDeviceClass            9 Hub
      bDeviceSubClass         0 Unused
      bDeviceProtocol         0 Full speed (or root) hub
      bMaxPacketSize0        64
      idVendor           0x1d6b Linux Foundation
      idProduct          0x0001 1.1 root hub
      bcdDevice            3.11
      iManufacturer           3
      iProduct                2
      iSerial                 1
      bNumConfigurations      1
      Configuration Descriptor:
        bLength                 9
        bDescriptorType         2
        wTotalLength           25
        bNumInterfaces          1
        bConfigurationValue     1
        iConfiguration          0
        bmAttributes         0xe0
          Self Powered
          Remote Wakeup
        MaxPower                0mA
        Interface Descriptor:
          bLength                 9
          bDescriptorType         4
          bInterfaceNumber        0
          bAlternateSetting       0
          bNumEndpoints           1
          bInterfaceClass         9 Hub
          bInterfaceSubClass      0 Unused
          bInterfaceProtocol      0 Full speed (or root) hub
          iInterface              0
          Endpoint Descriptor:
            bLength                 7
            bDescriptorType         5
            bEndpointAddress     0x81  EP 1 IN
            bmAttributes            3
              Transfer Type            Interrupt
              Synch Type               None
              Usage Type               Data
            wMaxPacketSize     0x0002  1x 2 bytes
            bInterval             255
    thats the result of lsusb -v
    Last edited by howefield; January 22nd, 2014 at 12:13 PM. Reason: added code tags.

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    Re: cant use my smart bro

    Looks like the devices uses
    idProduct 0x8176 RTL8188CUS 802.11n WLAN Adapter

    Now try Googling

    RTL8188CUS ubuntu
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    Re: cant use my smart bro

    i google it and what should I do after?

    I already read different problems regarding the RTL8188CUS and I tried all the instructions but it doesn't work for me. Please help me we need to have internet connection for our upcoming defense thank you.
    Last edited by howefield; January 22nd, 2014 at 01:08 PM.

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