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How to connect Airtel GPRS in Ubuntu linux


The gprs internet is a good option when you are looking for an affordable internet connection and limited budget…

You dont need to think about the wires… (coz it probably makes you weired). Here check out how airtel’s gprs can be accessed in your desktop or laptop


Follow the steps to connect.


1. Connect the phone using the data cable to the computer. Choose the COM port
    mode or phone mode in your phone. In Nokia it is called ‘nokia mode’


2. On selecting the phone mode the ‘New Mobile Broadband wizard begins 
    automatically. If the wizard does not pops up automatically, right click on the
    network manager icon on the top of the task bar. Then choose edit connection. 
    Click on the add button. The window will appear as follows..


       


3. Select the Airtel from the list.






4. Write click on the network manager icon on the top bar and slect the ‘edit 
    connections’. Select the ‘Mobile Internet‘ tab and click on the edit button
    after selecting the Airtel from the list.




5. On the IPv4 settings tab change the dns entry as follows…
  
        DNS : 8.8.8.8,8.8.4.4


    These are public dns addresses by google and may give better performance in
    case of of speed.






6. Click on the network manager icon on the top panel and select Aircel to dial 
    the connection.


Repeat the step 6 whenever you need to connect using the same connection, after connecting the mobile phone/usb modem to the system….
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