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Old 09-04-2009, 12:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello,

does anybody have a blackberry that they are using with some sort of linux computer and syncing successfully. my goal would be to tether my vzw storm with my laptop to get a internet connection. i know that vzaccess manager is not avail for ubuntu but i was hoping that someone has done it and knows how ..any help would be great so i can use my crackberry as a modem again , thanks in advance!
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Thread should be moved to the Linux Users Corner...
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is there a way i can move it to there I did not realize there was a separate discussion for linux ...
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Only the mods can, unfortunately. In the mean time, check out the Linux Users forum - lots of people doing Linux connectivity.
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thx will do
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Hey,

I wrote a tutorial for this a while back here. It was for a debian derivative called Elive. But it should function the same for ubuntu with minor updates or changes.

I have moved over to Fedora 11 now and might re-write the turotial for this distro soon.

Let me know if you run into any problems.
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Thanks a lot I will be sure to check it out.
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I think I have almost got it to work .....thanks so much for the Post -- the only downside is that it looks like I will needing to be connected via bluetooth, much slower connection ..oh well much better than nothing!
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SocialBlackberry, you ever get the tether working for Ubuntu?
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