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freeburn
April 30th, 2009, 03:46 PM
i'm a new ubuntu user. i'm using ubuntu 8.04LTS. i'm facing difficulties to set up my modem. i've tried to follow the documentation but it didn't work. mine is a dial up modem."qualcom 3197".

i've tried to use wvdial but the whenever i try to edit wvdial.conf to include the details of dialing number and password, i cant save the file.it didnt let me to save it.

and what is stupid mode?

coutts99
April 30th, 2009, 03:48 PM
Edit wvdial.conf in a konsole using sudo -:


sudo nano -w /etc/wvdial.conf

freeburn
April 30th, 2009, 03:53 PM
what is "-w" here? i was using "-c" ,i heard it from one of my friends

coutts99
April 30th, 2009, 04:03 PM
Don't wrap long lines, ignore just habit :)