USB modem on Slackware 12.x – 13.x : how to make it work

Posted: September 21, 2011 in Linux, Slackware

A little caveat to make USB Modem like ZTE to work on Slackware:

Download usb-modeswitch source from here
and
usb-modeswitch data

Extract it:

tar jxvf usb-modeswitch-1.1.2.tar.bz2
tar jxvf usb-modeswitch-data-20100418.tar.bz2

And Install:

cd usb-modeswitch-1.1.2
make
su
make install
cd ../usb-modeswitch-data-20100418
make install

The USB Modem should be working now ;)

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