Mini 10v with Ubuntu 8.04, fitted Vodaphone Mobile Broadband USB Modem . No Mobile Broadband on Mini 10v as supplied. Task outlined here is to load Ubuntu packages, get Vodaphone Mobile Connect fully installed as an applet shown as a Vodafone icon on the Dell desktop. Betavine-Vodafone show the installation procedure with screenshots for Mini 9. Equivalent procedure adopted here is:
Procedure outlined here is true record of steps taken to get successful mobile broadband connection on Dell Mini10v with Vodafone Mobile Broadband, UK Portsmouth area, November 2009.