21 March 2011

(Virgin) mobile internet on Kubuntu

Users who wish to run wvdial productively need to add themselves to the group dialout (to see the /dev/ttyUSB# device nodes) & the group dip to run (authenticate, as it were) the ppp dæmon.

Getting WiFi (or many other network things) to work may (after installing wicd) requiring adding an entry to /etc/apparmor.d/sbin.dhclient3 to permit dhclient to access /var/lib/wicd/* in lrw mode.

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