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Installing MTS Mblaze Internet Dongle on Linux: Ubuntu/ Fedora/OpenSuse

The MTS plugin device comes bundled with installation packages for Ubutnu, Fedora and OpenSUSE linux distros.
The packages are located at:
a) Fedora: CrossplatformUI-XXX-SSTL-i586-fedora.rpm
b) Open SUSE: CrossplatformUI-XXX-SSTL-i586-openSUSE.rpm
c) Ubuntu CrossplatformUI-XXX-SSTL-i586-ubuntu.deb in your package driver.


a) Unplug the device before you begin the installation

b)If you are running Linux on KDE/Genome environment – installation is just matter of clicking on the package.
For Command line installation use the following commands
for Fedora & OpenSuse

sudo execute rpm-ivh

For Ubuntu

sudo execute dpkg-i

P.S : As on the date of this writing, MTS supports only Ubuntu 8.0.4 and 9.0.4 version.

Post Installation Configuration

After Installation you need to configure the wvdialconf for your username, password and modem configurations like type, mode maximum baud rate etc.
To edit this information open the file /etc/wvdial.conf with your preferred text editor. With nano the command would be something like this:

sudo nano /etc/wvdial.conf

This should open a file – edit these details and save it.

[Dialer Defaults]
Modem = /dev/ttyUSB0
Modem type = Analog Modem
Baud = 460800
Phone = enter your phone number
Username = your login name – generally – but may vary
Password = your password – generally MTS – but may vary
Init1 = ATZ
Auto DNS = 1
Stupid Mode = 1
New PPPD = 1
ISDN = 0
Modem Type = Analog Modem
Tonline = 0

That is it – you can now plugin the device and connect to the net.