Airtel Mobile office & Gnu/Linux (Debian)

1)install wvdial

* apt-get install wvdial

2)see & configure your modem

* wvdialconf /etc/wvdial.conf ( MODEM-usually – /dev/ttyACM0… OR /dev/USB… )

3)edit the file in /etc/wvdial.conf with U’r favourite editor

* vi /etc/wvdial.conf

4)make it like this
[Dialer Defaults]
Init = AT+CGDCONT=1,”IP”,””,””,0,0
Modem Type = USB Modem
Baud = 460800 ; No Need to edit This is my Nokia 3110c modem
New PPPD = yes
Modem = /dev/ttyACM0 ;No Need to edit This is my Nokia 3110c modem(Default)
Stupid Mode = yes
Phone =*99# ;according to your settings in mobile
Password =
Username =
5)ITZ time

* wvdial


* wvdial /etc/wvdial.conf

6)take another terminal and ping to see connection to Internet

* ping (you will raceive data)

7)Take a browser epiphany or mozilla its play time

* epiphany

Comments to:
Ranjeeth PT
Govt Engg College


3 Responses to Airtel Mobile office & Gnu/Linux (Debian)

  1. Sankar r K says:

    This is very helpful to me .Thanks a lot

  2. itsidukki says:

    how to configure beetel E11 modem(airtel)in debian linux? modem is not detecting.please send a reply to

  3. ashraf says:

    I’m getting the information as below
    debian:/home/its# lsusb
    Bus 003 Device 002: ID 0aeb:0030 TTP Communications, Ltd
    Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Bus 002 Device 003: ID 0bda:8189 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8187B Wireless 802.11g 54Mbps Network Adapter
    Bus 002 Device 002: ID 0bda:0158 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Mass Stroage Device
    Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
    Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    debian:/home/its# apt-get install wvdial
    Reading package lists… Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information… Done
    wvdial is already the newest version.
    0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 193 not upgraded.
    debian:/home/its# wvdialconf /etc/wvdial.conf
    Editing `/etc/wvdial.conf’.

    Scanning your serial ports for a modem.

    Modem Port Scan: S0 S1 S2 S3

    Sorry, no modem was detected! Is it in use by another program?
    Did you configure it properly with setserial?

    Please read the FAQ at

    If you still have problems, send mail to .
    Please send a reply

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