In this guide we will download & install a Spanish utility, then use said utility to completely bypass Network Manager. Follow these instructions:
However, under 12.04;
needs to be;
sudo bash install
Once installed, you will need to switch utility language to English:
Herramientas ==> Idioma ==> English
Then enter Tools ==> Profile Management to create a new profile. Since we are using O2 PAYG, we will enter their details, though theoretically other network details should suffice.
Profile Name: O2
Access Number: *99#
User name/Password: Your agreed upon/supplied O2 username/password at time of purchase
Authentication Protocol Settings: Tick both ‘CHAP’ & ‘PAP’ boxes
At the main window, select O2 profile then hit connect. You should be fine to go ahead & surf the web!