In this comprehensive guide, we will walk you through the process of installing Huawei Mobile Partner 21 on Ubuntu for 3G Dongles/Data Cards. This software allows you to manage your Huawei 3G Dongles/Data Cards from your Ubuntu system.
To install Huawei Mobile Partner 21 on Ubuntu for 3G Dongles/Data Cards, you need to download the installation file, unzip it, and run the installation script. After installation, you can run Mobile Partner by executing the "MobilePartner" command. Plug in your Huawei 3G dongle or data card, and Mobile Partner will run automatically.
- Downloading the Installation File
- Installing Huawei Mobile Partner
- Running Huawei Mobile Partner
Before we start, ensure that you have the following:
- A Ubuntu system
- A Huawei 3G Dongle/Data Card
- Internet connection to download the installation file
Downloading the Installation File
The first step is to download the installation file for your system. You can download the 32-bit version here and the 64-bit version here. Please note, the 64-bit link may be disconnected.
Installing Huawei Mobile Partner
Once you have downloaded the installation file, follow the steps below to install Huawei Mobile Partner.
Open Terminal and Log in as Root
Open a terminal on your Ubuntu system. You can do this by pressing
Ctrl + Alt + T on your keyboard. Once the terminal is open, log in as root by running the following command:
This command allows you to execute commands with administrative privileges.
Navigate to the Download Directory
Navigate to the directory where you downloaded the file using the
cd command. For example, if you downloaded the file to your Desktop, you would run the following command:
username with your actual username.
Unzip the Downloaded File
The downloaded file is a zip file. You need to unzip it using the
unzip command as follows:
This command extracts the contents of the
Enter the Unzipped Folder
Once the file is unzipped, navigate into the unzipped folder using the
Run the Installation Script
mp21 folder, there is an installation script that you need to run. Execute the script using the following command:
./ in the command tells the shell to look for the file in the current directory.
Overwrite Existing Software
If you had previously installed this software, you will be prompted with “The software is exist, do you want to overwrite? ([Y]/[N])”. Enter “y” to overwrite or “n” to exit.
Specify Install Path
If this is your first time installing the software, you will be prompted with “Please input the install path[/usr/local/Mobile_Partner]:”. You can either input a custom install path or press ENTER to use the default path.
Running Huawei Mobile Partner
Once the installation is complete, you can run Mobile Partner by executing the following command:
Now, plug in your Huawei 3G dongle or data card, and Mobile Partner will run automatically. Note that this feature is not supported in Xandros.
In this guide, we have shown you how to install Huawei Mobile Partner 21 on Ubuntu for 3G Dongles/Data Cards. Please note that some users have reported bugs and security compromises with Mobile Partner. It is recommended to exercise caution while using this software. Enjoy managing your 3G Dongles/Data Cards from your Ubuntu system!
Huawei Mobile Partner is primarily designed for Ubuntu, but it may also work on other Linux distributions. However, compatibility cannot be guaranteed. It is recommended to check for specific instructions or support for your Linux distribution.
No, Huawei Mobile Partner is specifically designed for Ubuntu and is not compatible with Windows or macOS. Huawei provides separate software for these operating systems.
Huawei Mobile Partner is designed to work with most Huawei 3G dongles and data cards. However, there may be some compatibility issues with certain models. It is recommended to check the documentation or support for your specific device to ensure compatibility.
To uninstall Huawei Mobile Partner, open a terminal and navigate to the installation directory (default: /usr/local/Mobile_Partner). Then, run the following command:
This will remove Huawei Mobile Partner from your system.
Yes, you can update Huawei Mobile Partner to a newer version. Simply download the updated installation file and follow the installation instructions provided in this guide. The new version will overwrite the existing version.
While Huawei Mobile Partner is a widely used software, some users have reported bugs and security compromises. It is recommended to exercise caution while using this software and keep your system updated with the latest security patches.