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rpi3gmodem [2013/03/10 17:10]
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-To do this, I need to get at least 1 3G modem installed. From [[http://​elinux.org/​RPi_VerifiedPeripherals#​USB_3G_Dongles|reading Internet documentation]] about which 3G modems are supported by Debian in general, I've decided to use my two Huawei modems - 1 [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Huawei_E220|Huawei E220]] and 1 [[http://​3g-modem.wetpaint.com/​page/​Huawei+E172|Huawei E172]].+To do this, I need to start and install, configure and setup one 3G modem. From [[http://​elinux.org/​RPi_VerifiedPeripherals#​USB_3G_Dongles|reading Internet documentation]] about which 3G modems are supported by Debian in general, ​ 
 +I've decided to use my two Huawei modems - 1 [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Huawei_E220|Huawei E220]] ​ 
 +and 1 [[http://​3g-modem.wetpaint.com/​page/​Huawei+E172|Huawei E172]].
  
  
-Software required for running ​3G modems ​on Debian+===== Setup 3G Modem on Debian ​=====
  
-[[http://​shkspr.mobi/​blog/​2012/​07/​3g-internet-on-raspberry-pi-success/​|This guy seems to have gotten his 3G modem installed]] and working wellTo archive his steps+To make installation and configuration of APNs as easy as possible, ​[[http://​shkspr.mobi/​blog/​2012/​07/​3g-internet-on-raspberry-pi-success/​|I am going to follow these steps from Terence Eden's blog]].  
 +In order to make my life easier, I'​ll ​archive his steps:
  
   - Use a powered USB hub! The 3G radio takes more power than the Pi's USB sockets can supply.   - Use a powered USB hub! The 3G radio takes more power than the Pi's USB sockets can supply.
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     * ./sakis3g --interactive     * ./sakis3g --interactive
   - When you have sakis3g running, you can then look for the operator you are connected to and configure it via the menuing system.   - When you have sakis3g running, you can then look for the operator you are connected to and configure it via the menuing system.
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 +==== External links ====
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 +  * [[http://​www.sakis3g.org/​|Sakis 3G modem script]]
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