3G in Ubuntu
Use 3G Wireless in Ubuntu on the Cr-48
If you have installed Ubuntu via
Jay Lee's easy-install method
, 3G networking will work with the following steps:
Start the computer and boot into Chrome OS
Start the Mobile Broadband 3G Verizon connection
if you still need to activate your Verizon account
into Ubuntu (
do not shut down
between your Chrome OS session and your Ubuntu session)
if you still need to install Ubuntu
to create easy shortcuts to switch between Chrome OS and Ubuntu
Pull down the network connections menu and you should see
Enable Mobile Broadband
. Make sure this is checked.
If a connection isn't already active, go into
, then to the
tab and select the
button. Go through the setup steps leaving the phone number and other settings as defaults.
Your 3G connection should now be active. Disable any wifi connection to test 3G connectivity.
If you reboot, shut down, or put the laptop to sleep you may need to repeat steps 1 through 4 to re-establish your 3G connection.
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