Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

USB ADSL Modem Manager: Annoying window

Filed under
Software

Hi

I am a user of Ubuntu 7.10, kernel 2.6.22-14-generic. I have a SpeedTouch 330 USB ADSL Modem
I downloaded and installed the file usbadslmodemmanager_0.5.8_i386.deb which I found on http://www.squeezedonkey.com/svn/linux/trunk/releases/ubuntu/32-bit%20i386/.
I filled in my acces data to connect my provider.
I changed the permissions of pppd:
sudo chmod 755 /usr/sbin/pppd.

Now every time after I start up linux and logged in a window usually appears:
“Enter your password to perform administrative tasks”
“The application 'lsusb -vvv' lets you modify essential parts of your system”
“Password [ ]
After I filled in my password of my username Joris I can connect to internet.
Sometimes the window doesn't appear and then I can't start the USB ADSL Modem Manager.

How can I make it so that this window doen't appear anymore?
Why does this ask to my password? Is this a problem with permissions? Let me know something.
With thanks.

Joris V. H.

P.S. I live in Belgium and I speak Dutch. So my English is not very good.

More in Tux Machines

Type Title Author Replies Last Postsort icon
Story Red Hat Financial News Roy Schestowitz 31/07/2016 - 3:28am
Story Voyager 16.04.1 LTS Adds Intel Skylake Support, Based on Xubuntu 16.04.1 LTS Rianne Schestowitz 30/07/2016 - 10:56pm
Story You Can Still Help Define the Look and Feel of Debian GNU/Linux 9 "Stretch" Rianne Schestowitz 30/07/2016 - 10:53pm
Story Today in Techrights Roy Schestowitz 30/07/2016 - 4:30pm
Story today's leftovers Roy Schestowitz 30/07/2016 - 3:30pm
Story Leftovers: OSS and Sharing Roy Schestowitz 30/07/2016 - 3:27pm
Story Security Leftovers Roy Schestowitz 30/07/2016 - 3:24pm
Story 10 hot Android smartphones that got price cuts recently Roy Schestowitz 30/07/2016 - 3:18pm
Story Debian and Ubuntu News Roy Schestowitz 30/07/2016 - 2:01pm
Story Tablet review: BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition Roy Schestowitz 30/07/2016 - 1:59pm